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    (MIKE WILLIAMS | THE GRAHAM LEADER) Hannah Williams passes out of a drive to the basket during the Lady Blues’ loss to Trimble Tech Friday at Brock High School. The Lady Blues played four games in the Brock tournament Thursday through Saturday and finished the tournament with a 2-2 record.

Lady Blues go 2-2 at Brock

The Lady Blues participated in their first basketball tournament since the 2019-2020 season last weekend when they participated in the Brock tournament Nov. 18-20. This gave the team their first opportunity to play several games in a short amount of time against opponents they won’t typically see on their schedule. The Lady Blues played games against 4A No. 3 Argyle (Thursday), Aledo (Friday), Trimble Tech (Friday) and Nolan Catholic (Saturday). The Lady Blues finished the tournament with a 2-2 record for the weekend.

Argyle 74, Lady Blues 17

The Lady Blues led for a majority of the opening five minutes of the game. Kate Gober led the scoring effort for the Lady Blues. Her 2-point basket with 6:33 left in the opening quarter was the game’s first basket. Gober scored again after Argyle converted on an and-one opportunity to regain the lead. She gave her team the last lead of the game with a 3-pointer with three minutes left in the first quarter. The Lady Blues could only score one more basket in the half, a score by Hannah Williams at the 6:26 mark of the second quarter. After the Lady Blues led 7-5 with Gober’s first-quarter 3-pointer, the Lady Eagles closed the half with a 33-2 run to take a 44-9 lead into halftime.

The Lady Blues did all they could to keep pace with the No. 3 ranked team in 4A. The Lady Eagles outscored the Lady Blues 26-8 in the second half, including a fourth-quarter shutout of the Lady Blues. Gober led the Lady Blues with 13 points in the game. Williams and Taylor Wilborn each had two points.

For the rest of the story, see the Nov. 24 edition of The Graham Leader.

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