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Lightning have good showing at Target Center

Back row, left to right: Taylor Giesen, Claire Spaeth, Courtney Boll, Lauren Diemert. Front row: Abby Donarski, Grace Faiman, Izzi Nankivel, Shelby Weber. Submitted photo

The West Fargo Lightning seventh-grade girls basketball team played in the Great Four State Youth Basketball Championships June 28-29 at the Target Center in Minneapolis.

The Lightning qualified earlier this year by finishing as the runner-up state champions in North Dakota.

The top two teams from North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa and Minnesota advanced to the Pacesetter Great Four State Championship at the Target Center where the Lightning took the consolation championship by winning in overtime 39-36.