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High School Basketball

Newton North girls’ basketball team burning up the floor

NEWTON — Newton North High senior Madison Beatrice proudly showed off her black-and-blue marks. The point guard’s knees were dotted with bruises. In between there was a stray scab here, a scar there.

She smiled, knowing that each ding is proof of her sacrifice for her team, which so values an ability to recover loose balls that it drills diving on the floor every chance it gets.

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