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Roosevelt wins 5A girls basketball championship

The Roughriders defeated Windsor 54-44 in the Class 5A state title game Saturday night.

DENVER — The Roosevelt Roughriders are finally girls basketball state champions.

Roosevelt, the No. 2 seed in the Class 5A playoff bracket, defeated No. 4 Windsor 54-44 in the championship game at the Denver Coliseum on Saturday night to capture their first title in program history.

"All season we've been wanting this," sophomore Ryanne Bahnsen-Price said. "We've worked our butts off for this and we deserve it. I'm just so proud of everything."

Roosevelt went 26-2 overall in route to bringing home the state title. Windsor finished 20-8 as runner-up.

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