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Maddie Mandela puts up a shot during the Lady Blues’ 71-24 win at home over Petrolia Tuesday night. Mandela led all scorers in the game with 17 points. The Lady Blues are back in action tonight at 6 p.m. in Ponder.
Leader photo by Mike Williams

Lady Blues defense shines in win over Petrolia

The Lady Blues improved to an even 2-2 Tuesday night in dominating fashion. The team hosted Petrolia on short notice and walked away with a convincing 71-24 victory in front of a home crowd.

Maddie Mandela started hot and continued to lead the Lady Blues in the victory. In a 9-1 run by the Lady Blues Mandela scored five of the nine points, including converting an an-one opportunity. It’s the second fast start by Mandela in two games as she bounces back from a slow start to the season.

“I think Maddie put a lot of pressure on herself to start the season,” Lady Blues coach Ky Graham said. “With the three volleyball players out (including two senior players), I think Maddie put it on herself to make up for that. Tonight and against Jacksboro, she hit a few shots early and that’s a huge boost for her.”

For the rest of the story, see the Nov. 21 edition of The Graham Leader.

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