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Macomb Dakota girls basketball wins district title

March 1, 2013

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Macomb Dakota, pictured earlier this season, earned a district title with a win over Port Huron Northern,

MACOMB — Macomb Dakota girls basketball captured its fourth district title in the last five years with a 54-49 victory over Port Huron Northern in a Class A district title contest March 1 at home.

Despite the close score, the Cougars were in control for the majority of the contest, in large part due to a 30-point performance by senior guard  Olivia Savage.

"She took it to another level," said Dakota coach Phil McCune. "What a display. That's what seniors are supossed to do this time of year."

Prior to its win over the Huskies, Dakota defeated L'Anse Creuse North 65-47 in a district semifinal Feb. 27.

Next up for Dakota is a regional semifinal game, scheduled for 7 p.m. March 5 against the winner of Chippewa Valley and Sterling Heights at St. Clair Shores Lake Shore.

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