Alta-Aurelia boys use defense to win

Jayden VanBerkum and Zach Sliefert each scored nine points apiece to help Alta-Aurelia open its season with a 41-36 win over Ridge View on Monday night at Alta.

VanBerkum had four steals to go along with his nine points. Ross Friedrich tallied eight points, four assists and four steals. Josh McCormick added six points and four steals.

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