Clifton rally falls short versus Riesel

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Cubs pull within single digits late

  • Clifton junior Jorge Rodriguez (20) goes up over the Riesel defense for a jumper. Forrest Murphy/Clifton Record
    Clifton junior Jorge Rodriguez (20) goes up over the Riesel defense for a jumper. Forrest Murphy/Clifton Record
The Clifton Cubs would not go down without a fight Saturday afternoon (Jan. 2) at home, clawing their way back from a longtime 20-point deficit versus District 17-3A opponent Riesel before the latter ultimately pulled away in the game’s waning minutes, 61-45. Clifton pulled within nine points (49-40) after junior Seth Payne sunk 2-of-3 free throws with 3:55 left in regulation, the closest the…

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