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JV Girls Basketball: Fairmont 29, West Bladen 17

BLADENBORO – An 8-0 third-quarter spurt carried Fairmont to a 29-17 victory over West Bladen Tuesday in the Three Rivers Conference junior varsity basketball opener for both schools.

Photos by Kenneth Armstrong

The Lady Tornadoes built leads of 6-2 and 14-11, before the 8-0 run expanded their lead to 22-11.

Cassi Humphrey, Makayla Wright and Anniya Phillips scored 4 points each to lead the Lady Knights. Alexus Hinson tossed in a game-high 8 points for Fairmont, and teammate Destiny Melvin added 7 points.

The Lady Knights, now 0-2, will travel to Red Springs on Friday.

Fairmont       6  8  8  7 – 29
West Bladen  2  9  0  6 – 17

WEST BLADEN (17) – Kia Lewis, Xia Phair, Jinely Mondijono, Cassi Humphrey 4, Makayla Wright 4, Azillyah McDonald 3, Fabiola Sandoval, Kirsten Warrick, Whitney McLean, Anasia Baxley, Olivia McCarty 2, Anniya Phillips 4.

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