Experience helps Trojans down Cardinals in opener

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Veteran leadership played a key role in Center Grove’s 49-41 season-opening girls basketball victory against visiting Southport on Tuesday night.

After nearly surrendering what was once a comfortable lead, the Trojans scored eight unanswered points in the last five minutes to secure the win.

“We got off to a solid start, struggled in the third, but pulled back together in the fourth,” said Center Grove coach Shawn Sanders. “Down the stretch, I think our veteran experience came into play.”

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