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Southwestern offense struggles in loss at Oldenburg Academy

Southwestern built a 20-16 halftime lead but had just three field goals in the second half and lost Tuesday at Oldenburg Academy, 40-29.

Connor Miles scored half of his game-high 20 points in the third quarter when the Twisters took a 28-25 lead.

Four different Twisters scored in the fourth quarter to hold off any Spartans comeback attempt.

Jacob Stenger finished with 10 points for Oldenburg Academy (3-3), who next play at Waldron on Dec. 27.

Matthew Clements led Southwestern (0-8) with 12 points. Ben Kahler and Michael Clements each had six points.

Southwestern returns to action Dec. 27 at the Alexandria Tournament.

In the first semifinal game, Sheridan (4-4) takes on Indianapolis Ritter (2-4). The Spartans take on the host Tigers (3-3) in the second semifinal game at approximately noon.

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