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Buckeyes JV win its division, but Varsity goes winless in Azalea Orthopedic 7-on-7 Tournament here

By ELWYN HENDERSON

Approximately 500 students, from current 7th graders to current juniors, participated in the 13th Annual Azalea Orthopedic 7-on-7 Tournament Saturday at Buckeye Stadium.

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