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BLADENBORO – Bladenboro’s Lady Bulldogs raced to a 15-3 halftime lead en route to a 27-11 Waccamaw Middle School Conference girls basketball victory over Williams Township Monday.

Makayla Wright threw in a pair of first period baskets, Mallory Bryan nailed a 3-point shot, and Lainey Autry tossed in a basket as the Lady Bulldogs raced to a 10-2 lead. Teammate Rylee Chadwick tacked on a free throw.

Bryan and Megan Pait pumped in baskets in the second quarter, and Chadwick hit another free throw as the lead grew to 15-3.

Chadwick and Whitney McLean popped in 2 baskets each in the third quarter, and Wright added a basket as the Lady Bulldog lead stretched to 25-7. Autry dropped in the final Bladenboro basket.

Wright and Chadwick shared scoring honors atop the balanced Lady Bulldog attack with 6 points each. Bryan followed with 5 points, and McLean and Autry totaled 4 points each.

Coach Joey Autry’s Lady Bulldogs improved to 7-4 with the victory and will travel to Nakina Tuesday.

Williams          2  1    4  4 – 11
Bladenboro  10  5  10  2 – 27

BLADENBORO (27) –Lainey Autry 4, Rylee Chadwick 6, MaKayla Wright 6, Kelsey Williams, Whitney McLean 4, McKenzie Singletary, Megan Pait 2, Mallory Bryan 5, Kaden Thurman, Holland Davis, Marlie Walters, Marly Crabtree, Noria Singletary.