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December 10, 2018
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Wilson Girls Trump Hempfield to Reach Semifinals

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The Lady Bulldogs of Wilson High School squared off with underdog Hempfield on Friday evening at Garden Spot High School.  Coach Doug Myer and the Wilson girls came in riding a 13 game winning streak.  Meanwhile, the Hempfield Lady Black Knights were riding high after an upset win over Cedar Crest.

Wilson Girls Bulldogs Garden SpotThe Lady Bulldogs, led by the defensive efforts of Avery Marz and Jessie Wallace, were able to convert on fast breaks to open up an 11-0 lead in the first quarter.  At the conclusion of the first, the Lady Bulldogs held a 15-4 advantage.

The second quarter went much like the first for both teams.  Wilson continued to force turnovers on their way to a 31-11 halftime lead.

The Lady Bulldogs continued their dominance in the third quarter, opening up the second half on a 12-0 run before emptying the bench for substitutions.  With primarily underclassmen playing the remainder of the game, the Wilson girls were able to claim a 59-29 victory.

Wilson Girls Basketball Garden SpotThe Lady Bulldogs saw Jessie Wallace lead the way with 12 points and 6 steals.  Avery Marz added 11 points, while Ivory Bailey added an additional 10.

Hempfield was led in scoring by Julianna Clark, who posted a team-high 12 points.

The Lady Bulldogs will next be in action Monday at 5 pm at the Giant Center in Hershey, where they will battle undefeated top seed Manheim Township.
 
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