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Varsity Girls’ Basketball wins Regionals and will venture to the state championship

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Varsity Girls’ Basketball wins Regionals and will venture to the state championship

The varsity girls' basketball team smiles for the cameras with their Regional championship trophy. Head coach Darlene Joyner stands [top left] proud for her girls.

The varsity girls' basketball team smiles for the cameras with their Regional championship trophy. Head coach Darlene Joyner stands [top left] proud for her girls.

Photo contributed by Jennifer Harkey.

The varsity girls' basketball team smiles for the cameras with their Regional championship trophy. Head coach Darlene Joyner stands [top left] proud for her girls.

Photo contributed by Jennifer Harkey.

Photo contributed by Jennifer Harkey.

The varsity girls' basketball team smiles for the cameras with their Regional championship trophy. Head coach Darlene Joyner stands [top left] proud for her girls.

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The girls and head coach Darlene Joyner defeated Mallard Creek on Saturday, March 3rd for the regional championship with the score of 61 to 50.

The game started off with score after score and barely any leads, it was tight at halftime with Northwest’s lead of 34 to 30. In the third quarter, Mallard Creek scored six more points than Northwest, taking the lead of 46-44. In the fourth, Northwest halted the flow of the Creek down with only letting them score four points, while Northwest scored 17. This quarter gave Northwest the largest lead of the game with 11 points to win it.

Against Creek, the highest scorers were Junior Elizabeth Kitley with 22 points, Sophomore Reagan Kargo with 15 and Senior Lindsay Gauldin with 12. The highest rebounders were Kitley with 13 rebounds, Kargo with five and Senior Bria Gibbs and Junior Cayla King each with four.

As a team, they had 41.7% accuracy with field goals and 87.5% accuracy with free throws.

This Saturday, March 10th at 5:00 pm, the girls will challenge Southeast Raleigh for the state championship, a rematch of last year.

 

 

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