Neuqua Valley shows red-hot hand; Benet rolls on

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Neuqua Valley has some shooters this winter, and the light is usually green for them to fire away.

The Wildcats used three-pointers in the third quarter from Connor Raridon and Joe Sieger, as well as a pair from Demond George, to pull away from Naperville North, 66-54, in Tuesday’s Hoops for Healing Tournament game at Naperville North.

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