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Devils Down Eagles in Battle of the Blue, 54-33

By Staff | Jan 29, 2020

Magnolia’s Kyndra Pilant puts up a shot against Beallsville.

The Magnolia Blue Eagles raced out to a 7-1 lead, but couldn’t do any damage, as the Blue Devils tandem of Ashlee Louden and Ashley Howell would out-score the Magnolia team, 35-33 and beat the Eagles, 54-33 in the girls Rotary Challenge inside a modest MHS Gymnasium.

The Blue Devils Ashley Howell started a 9-0 run to open the second period with a long basket from beyond the arch that gave Beallsville a 23-16 lead, and went on to defeat Magnolia.

Kyndra Pilant added to her career scoring lead with 21-points, that also included a 3-ball, to push her total to 1,390-points, while grabbing double-digit rebounds to lead the Lady Eagles.

Holland Estep followed with 5-points, that also included a triple, while Reagan Hale added 4-points. Tamera Smith and Lenieca Grimm scored a deuce and a free-throw, respectively.