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December 30, 2013

Woodlawn wins 4th straight

Cardinals claim title over Johnston City 44-43

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SESSER —

The championship matchup was close throughout. Woodlawn's biggest lead came in the second quarter. The Cardinals extended their advantage to double digits at 27-17 when Owens stole the ball and scored.

Johnston City chipped away and closed the gap to 27-23 at halftime. A bucket from the Indians' Hunter Zeigler made the score 27-25.

The game stayed close until the final minutes.

Woodlawn is 8-1 this season.

We need to play in these kind of games, and that was important to get to this championship game again and play in this kind of environment,” Witzel said.

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