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LHS girls get first victory

December 17, 2013

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— Lawrence High’s girls basketball team picked up its first win of the season Monday, a 75-22 victory over Kansas City (Kan.) Wyandotte.

Makayla Bell and Kionna Coleman paced the Lions with 15 points apiece. The Lions broke the game open early by outscoring Wyandotte 21-3 in the first quarter.

Coach Nick Wood said he hoped the Lions’ success against the Bulldogs could carry over into Friday’s matchup with Free State.

“It was a really good team win,” Wood said. “We need to build on this momentum as we get ready to take on Free State.”

The Lions (1-2) and the Firebirds will meet at 5:30 p.m. Friday at LHS.

Lawrence 21 20 21 13 — 75

Wyandotte 3 9 8 2 — 22

Lawrence scoring: Kionna Coleman 15, Makayla Bell 15, Marissa Pope 8, Brook Sumonja 7, Jolona Shield 7, Olivia Lemus 6, Skylar Drum 5, Jaycie Bishop 5, Matia Finley 4, Alexis Boyd 2, Hailey Belcher 1.

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