Consolation game

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Con`so`la´tion game

1.A game, match, etc., open only to losers in early stages of contests.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Tuesday, while Westboro will play Auburn in the consolation game at 5.
The Colts will play a consolation game at noon today against Bend in Monmouth.
In another consolation game for fifth and sixth places, Saudi Arabia's other representatives and Arab Championship's third-placers Al Ahli rallied to hold off Kuwait's Kazma 3-1 (21-25, 25-20, 25-21, 25-13).
This second-round action set up the consolation game, which the Stars won over the distressed Pacers, 51-35.
Southbridge topped Tahanto Regional in the consolation game.
Tuesday at Westboro High, while Westboro hosts Natick in a consolation game at 3:30 p.m.
Meanwhile, Al Ahlia University team settled for third place following a 3-0 victory over Gulf University 'A' in the consolation game.
SPAIN striker Fernando Torres has vowed to treat today's Confederations Cup consolation game as if he was playing in the final.
Defending champs Casa Colina, winners of seven NWBA titles in the past 11 years, stayed in the dumpster less than 15 hours, as they rebounded in the Saturday morning consolation game. No team strives to play in the consolation game at the national championships, but the Condors got back to final-four form as they flew past the Mavericks, 73-60.
The top eight teams will advance to a championship bracket, while the Bulls (2-2) are likely headed for a consolation game.
Glyn Jones 21-3 ensured a 250-158 lead as Ryan Short just salvaged Bangor's 21-19 consolation game.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran won a consolation game against Taiwan in their second game of the final round with a final 98-66 result to keep in contention for a fifth-place finish in this year's Asian Basketball Championships in Wuhan, China.