Red Devils fall despite 39 from Connor, Shuford

NEWTON — The Newton-Conover boys basketball team dropped a close game with Lake Norman in its home opener on Monday night.

The Red Devils (1-1) rallied in the fourth quarter, but came up short in a 74-71 loss to the Wildcats.

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