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'Beeters Fall to Eureka & Shelby at Coyote Tip-off

The Chinook Sugarbeeters were in Shelby this past Friday for a pair of non-conference clashes at the annual Coyote Pre-Season Tip-Off Classic basketball tournament. On Friday morning, the ‘Beeters took on the Eureka Lions where they were defeated 74-65. Saturday night, Chinook played the final game of the tournament against the host Shelby Coyotes and again were defeated 68-42 to fall to 0-3 on the young season.

Friday afternoon, the ‘Beeters had the offense going a bit, tallying 18 first quarter points. The defense, however, gave up 22. Freshman Ryan Bell closed the deficit to one, 22-21 with...