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Niwot boys stun Erie in home opener

Series: Niwot boys basketball | Story 3

December 25, 2019

It wasn't quite a Christmas miracle, but Niwot's upset win over the 10th-ranked Erie Tigers on Dec. 19 certainly had fans rejoicing. Led by senior guard Cooper Sheldon, four Cougars scored in double-digits in the 61-48 victory, while an aggressive effort on defense held one of the highest scoring teams in Class 4A to their lowest point total of the season. For first year head coach Clay Wittrock, it was the breakout game he has been eagerly anticipating.

"We finally found a way to calm down, and hit some shots that hadn't been falling, and I think that helped our confidence early," he said...

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