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Credit Union seals first place

Credit Union won two important games this past week to take command of first place in the Boulder City Parks & Recreation Men’s Basketball League.

In a showdown between two unbeaten teams, Credit Union defeated El Rancho Boulder 62-­47, and then beat third-­place Woodbury Law 70­-43 to solidify its place atop the seven-­team league.

Credit Union has a 6-­0 record, while El Rancho Boulder fell into a second-place, three-­way tie with Woodbury Law and Flight S2S, all three with 4-­2 records.


Jan. 28: Credit Union 62, El Rancho Boulder 47; Woodbury Law 42, gRIM reap ­41; Flight S2S 75, Fiochhi ­Knights 70.

Jan. 30: Credit Union 70, Woodbury Law 43; Flight S2S 80, El Rancho Boulder 71; gRIM reap 50, Duetto 46.

Today’s schedule

Fiochhi vs. El Rancho Boulder, 6:30 p.m.; Flight S2S vs. gRIM reap, 7:30 p.m.; and Duetto vs. Woodbury Law, 8:30 p.m.

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