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Maroons struggle early, fall to Meridian at home

Posted: Tuesday, Jan 22nd, 2013

CLINTON — Despite a unique game plan heading into Friday night’s conference tilt with the Meridian Hawks, the Clinton Maroons were dealt a humbling defeat, falling at home, 74-45.

The key to the loss, according to Clinton head coach Chris Gibson, was lack of rebounding, especially at the defensive end.  Coming into the matchup, Gibson said the aim was to change up their defensive sets to confuse Meridian’s offense, noting the tactic did work at times.  However, the Maroons found themselves out of position to make key rebounds, thus giving the Hawks multiple looks on offense.

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