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CLARKTON – Clarkton School of Discovery raced to leads of 7-0 and 18-3 en route to a 25-12 victory over Elizabethtown in Bladen Five Middle School Conference girls basketball action.

The victory completed an undefeated regular season for the Lady Blue Devils who now own a 6-0 record. Elizabethtown is now 4-2.

Mariah Smith nailed a first quarter 3-point shot and hit 2 free throws, and Lauren Bowen tossed in a basket as the Lady Blue Devils built a 7-0 lead.

Bowen threw in a pair of baskets and a free throw in the second quarter, and Khadijah Jones pumped in a pair of baskets. Katie Evans added a basket as the Lady Blue Devils stretched their lead to 18-3.

Tinyauh Rhoda bombed in a 3-point shot for the Elizabethtown points.

Smith buried another 3-point shot in the third quarter, and Jones drove for a basket as the lead grew to 23-5. Lavada Jackson connected for the Lady Cougar basket.

Elizabethtown closed the gap in the final period. Jackson netted a basket and a free throw, and Alexus Mitchell and Rhoda collected a basket each. Smith knocked down a pair of free throws for the Clarkton points in the quarter.

Smith topped the Clarkton scoring with 10 points. Bowen followed with 7 points, and Jones finished with 6 points.

Rhodie and Jackson led the Elizabethtown scoring with 5 points each.

ELIZABETHTOWN (12) – Brianna Phillips, Kayleight Raynor, Tinyauh Rhoda 5, Azavich Rhodie, Lavada Jackson 5, Ashley Leon Orellana, Destinee Blake, Alexus Mitchell 2, Armani Cowan, Carlie West, Chelsey Herring, Laura Davidson.

CLARKTON SCHOOL OF DISCOVERY (25) – Mariah Smith 10, Lily Lin, Tara Rogers, Khadijah Jones 6, Sara Gargala, Lauren Bowen 7, Katie Evans 2, AnnaGrey Heustess, Lauryn Williams, Maegan Burney, Karli Priest, Emma Turbeville.

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