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Neighbors Growing Together | Oct 22, 2014

Warriors cruise to eighth win

Dec 18, 2012

The Van Buren girls’ basketball team saved its best for last in a matchup with Scotland County (Mo.) Saturday.

Up 29-27 headed into the final period, the Warriors scored 15 points to their opponent’s seven to claim a 44-34 non-conference victory in Memphis, Mo.

The win was the fourth in a row for Van Buren, which improves to 8-1 on the season.

Leading the way for the Warriors Saturday was senior Hanna Haynes with 18 points and 15 rebounds, and sophomore Kaitlyn Johnson chipping in 17 points off five three-balls. Haynes also contributed five steals and three blocked shots.

Van Buren seniors Jordan Billups and Payten Hughes scored five and four points, respectively, to complete the final score. Billups dished out six assists.

The Warriors head to Central Lee today before taking time off for the holiday break.

 

Van Buren @ Scotland Co. (Mo.)

VAN BUREN — 12 11 6 15 — 44

SCOTLAND CO. — 13 7 7 7 — 34

 

VAN BUREN — Haynes 7 4-5 18, Johnson 6 0-0 17, Billups 2 0-0 5, Hughes 2 0-0 4, Wells 0 0-0 0, Filson 0 0-0 0, Totals 17 4-7 44

3-point goals — Johnson 5, Billups 1. Rebounds — Haynes 15, Billups 7, Hughes 6, Johnson 3. Assists — Billups 6, Rider 2. Steals — Haynes 5. Blocks — Haynes 3, Hughes 1, Johnson 1

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