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Cougars kick off season with gritty win over Frederick


December 7, 2017

Ed Navarro

Cam Carlson takes a shot against Frederick in Niwot’s season debut on Nov. 29.

Junior Tommy Bounds and company sprinted out of the gate in their season-opener against Frederick last Wednesday night, building a quick lead over the Warriors and giving Cougar fans plenty of fodder for their post-season fantasies. A slew of turnovers and missed shots in the second quarter stalled the Cougars’ early momentum, and new head coach Eric Hejl’s team had to battle down the stretch. Buoyed senior Cameron Carlson’s fourth quarter heroics, Niwot finally put Frederick away 60-55, and claimed a season-opening victory for the fourth year in a row.

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