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BLADENBORO – A 15-4 second quarter spurt propelled West Bladen’s Lady Knights to a 34-17 Three Rivers Conference girls basketball victory over Red Springs Tuesday night.

Senior Seniah Johnson tossed in a basket and a free throw, and senior Kasee Singletary threw in a basket as the Lady Knights grabbed a 5-4 first period lead.

Singletary sank 3 free throws and a basket in the second quarter, and seniors Lexie Corrothers and Mikayla Meadows fired in 2 baskets each. Sophomore Haley George popped in a basket as the Lady Knights built a 20-8 halftime lead.

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Photos by Kenneth Armstrong, https://www.kenarmphoto.com/

Two more Singletary baskets keyed a 10-6 West third quarter spurt, and Corrothers, Johnson and freshman Rylee Chadwick pumped in a basket each to widen the gap to 30-14. Chadwick and Corrothers scored a basket each in the final period.

Singletary topped all scorers with 11 points. Corrothers followed with 8 points, and Johnson totaled 5 points. Syndey Bell led Red Springs with 8 points.

Coach Brian McCleney’s Lady Knights, now 8-1 in the TRC and 10-3 overall, will travel to Lakewood Wednesday night.

Red Springs     4    4    6    3 – 17
West Bladen    5   15  10   4 – 34

Red Springs (17) – Yarara Sanders 2, Cassidy Pevia 2, Jaliyah Bratcher, Akiyah McMillan 1, Syndey Bell 8, Omanjah McMillian 2, Anyla Hunt 2, Elora Oxendine, Amari McLean,  Anaja McArthur.  

West Bladen (34) – Lainey Autry, Haley George 2, Ocean Woody, Kasee Singletary 11, Lexie Corrothers 8, Seniah Johnson 5, Rylee Chadwick 4, Mikayla Meadows 4, Hannah Pait, Jamiyah Melvin-Hall. 

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