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Dierra Diegel scored 11 points on 4-of-7 shooting, went 3-for-3 from the line and pulled down eight rebounds as the 38th Lions Class A Girls Basketball All-Stars erased a five-point deficit with 1:35 left, forced overtime and cruised to a 79-68 win Tuesday at the Bismarck Civic Center.
â€śItâ€™s an honor,â€ť said Diegel, the 5-foot-10-inch Hi-Liner forward who practiced with Bismarck Century head coach Ron Metz and Class A twice on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. â€śI donâ€™t remember the last time someone from Valley City was selected.â€ť
Diegel is the first Valley City All-Star alumnus since Jossy Bergan in 2006.
Class B, coached by Shiloh Christianâ€™s Jim Petrik, seeks revenge at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Fargo Civic Center.
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