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Lexie LikensThe June Buchanan Lady Crusaders earned a district win by defeating the Cordia Lady Lions 72-24 in a game played at JBS.

In the opening quarter, the Lady Crusaders established the tempo quickly as they jumped out to a commanding 21-3 lead.

Both clubs matched this total in quarter number two which gave the hosts a 42-6 advantage at intermission.

JBS Coach Brandon Hayes was able to freely play all of his girls as they outscored the Lady Lions 30 -18 in the second half.

For Buchanan (5-4), they placed for players in double figures. Lexie Likens led the way with 17 points. She was followed by her sisters Haley Likens and McKayla Likens with 13 and 11 points apiece while Lindsey Proffitt knocked down 10. Also reaching the scoring column were Breana Harrington with 7, Megan Hall with 5, Hannah Hall with 4, Anika Thacker with 3, and Kaitlyn Everidge with 2.

Cordia (0-10) was led by Tonya Taylor with 10.  Hannah Anthony chipped in with 7 while Autumn Spencer, Himala Gonzoles, and Shelby Estep added 3, 2, and 2 respectively.