Lady Warriors Tame The Lady Rebels

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DCA eighth grader Grace Mbugua made a move to the basket against the Lady Rebels defense. Mbugua was the leading scorer for the Lady Warriors with 16 points.

April Ellis

Herald Staff

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The Danville Christian Academy Lady Warriors (4-4) defeated the Boyle County Lady Rebels Thursday, Feb. 25, on their home court.

The Lady Warriors started off slow in the first quarter. Ruth Mbugua, Victoria Inman and Grace Mbugua combined for only eight points. Boyle’s Annabelle Tarter and Andy Glasscock both hit three-point shots. Along with baskets by Emily Glasscock, Peyton Bugg and Ella Coffey, Boyle ended the quarter with a seven point lead, 15-8.

The Lady Warriors clawed their way back into the game in the second quarter. G. Mbugua and Maggie Bentley both put down shots. Alexus Phegley had Boyle’s only field goal with the rest of their points coming from the foul line. DCA gained the lead 27-21 at the end of the first half.

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