Playing a Class 4A foe to open the regular season, the Decorah boys basketball team (0-1, 0-0 NEIC) fell at Cedar Falls Friday 40-60.

A 21-6 third quarter by the Panthers put the game away.

"It was a good test for us to start the season," said first-year Coach Jonathan Carlson. "I thought we battled a good Cedar Falls team to the end.

"I look forward to keep getting better every day."

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