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TAR HEEL – A 19-5 third-quarter spurt propelled Bladenboro to a 39-17 Waccamaw Middle School Conference girls basketball victory over Tar Heel Thursday.

Rylee Chadwick tossed in a basket and a free throw in the opening period, and Lainey Autry, MaKayla Wright and McKenzie Singletary dropped in baskets. Mallory Bryan canned a free throw as Bladenboro built 10-2 lead.

Len’ya Harrell flipped in the first Tar Heel basket then popped in 2 more baskets in the second quarter. Autry and Chadwick rang up baskets for the Lady Bulldogs, and Wright hit a free throw as the lead grew to 15-6 at halftime.

Chadwick drove for a pair of baskets and a free throw in the third quarter. Autry and Wright pumped in 2 baskets each, Bryan sank 2 free throws, and Whitney McLean and Marly Crabtree added a basket each as the lead stretched to 34-11.

Tiannah Willis drilled in a 3-point shot for Tar Heel in the third quarter, and Harrell threw in another basket. Keira Lewis bombed in a 3-point shot for the Lady Panthers in the final period. Harrell hurled in another basket, and Sherlyn Martinez made a free throw.

McKenzie Singletary and Kaden Thurman contributed a basket each for Bladenboro in the final period, and Crabtree tacked on a free throw.

Chadwick led the Lady Bulldogs with 10 points. Autry followed with 8 points, and Wright finished with 7 points. Harrell topped the Lady Panther scoring with 10 points.

Coach Joey Autry’s Lady Bulldogs improved to 9-4 with the victory and will travel to Elizabethtown Monday.

Bladenboro  10  5  19  5 – 39
Tar Heel           2  4    5  6 – 17

BLADENBORO (39) –Lainey Autry 8, Rylee Chadwick 10, MaKayla Wright 7, Kelsey Williams, Whitney McLean 2, McKenzie Singletary 4, Megan Pait, Mallory Bryan 3, Kaden Thurman 2, Holland Davis, Marlie Walters, Marly Crabtree 3, Noria Singletary.

TAR HEEL (17) – Trinity Brayboy, Sarah Dillard, Len’ya Harrell 10, Kiera Lewis 3, Azillyah McDonald, Violet Allen, Alina Chavez, Sherlyn Martinez 1, Leslie Lemus, Tiannah Willis 3, Harmony Jacobs, Eliona Padilla.

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