Baskets eluded 1980s team

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The first match of the season for Market Rasen basketball team back in 1986 was perhaps one they would not want to be reminded of.

They faced a powerful Simons Panthers team from Lincoln and despite turning out a full squad, they were comprehensively beaten 26-63.

Were you part of the basketball team pictured above?

If so, how did the rest of the season go?

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