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Platte-Geddes’ Carter Dykstra (24) goes up for a shot against Langford Area’s Drew Planteen (32) in the first quarter of a quarterfinal game in the Class B state boys’ basketball tournament Thursday at the Barnett Center in Aberdeen. (Nick McCutcheon/Republic)

Platte-Geddes upsets No. 2 Langford Area in Class B

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ABERDEEN — After a slow start, the Platte-Geddes boys’ basketball team took out a higher seed for the second straight year in the first round of the state tournament.


The seventh-seeded Black Panthers (17-6) shot 72 percent in the second half and topped No. 2 Langford Area (21-3) 58-50 in the quarterfinals of the Class B state tournament Thursday at the Barnett Center in Aberdeen.

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