Butler County Times Gazette
  • Lady Bulldogs to face Berean Academy in championship

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  • The host Berean Academy Warrior girls' basketball team advanved to the finals of the 47th Eli J. Walter Invitational with a 42-40 overtime win over Wichita Trinity Academy Thursday.
    Berean trailed 17-15 at the half, but pulled ahead 25-24 after three quarters. All of the Warriors scoring in overtime came from the line, hitting six of 10.
    Megan Hendrickson scored 12 points for Berean, 8-3. Shiloh Miller scored 13 points for Trinity Academy, 6-6.
    Douglass reached the finals with a 51-22 win over Goessel. Up 10-6 after the first quarter, the Bulldogs took control with a 17-4 second quarter.
    Douglass, 12-0, was led by Klair Gibson with 19 points. Goessel, 4-7, was led by Alicen Meysing with eight points.
    Douglass will face Berean at 7 p.m. in the championship.
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