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Sedan Basketball Picks Up Two Wins Over Oxford

 

Sedan basketball captured two wins on its home floor to end its first week after the break, the girls victorious over Oxford 56-27 and the boys the same at 76-45. 

 

In the boys contest, Things were close for a short while, but increased pressure and crisp passing on the offensive end allowed the Blue Devils to slowly increase their early advantage. After taking a 15-9 lead after the first quarter, Sedan further tweaked upon its winning formulathe following period, scoring 27 points in 8 minutes for a 15-point lead at the half.

 

The Blue Devils couldn't quite keep up that pace in the following two quarters, but were still able to exert their will over the Wildcats. With a running clock taking effect just before the game's final few minutes, Sedan did not let up until the final whistle. A 31-point victory in hand, the Sedan boys claimed their second win of the week 76-45. Dameion Hatten led all scorers on the day with 23, 19 of which came in the first half. Despite the loss, Oxford's Kyan Morris had a solid outing, leading his squad with 22 points. The Blue Devil boys improve to 5-1 on the season.

 

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Meanwhile, the Sedan girls led wire to wire. Landrea Sears and Jacie Cummings wasted no time in taking over the contest. Sears found success driving to the basket, while Cummings drilled two first quarter threes. Their efforts combined would open up a 16-point lead after just one quarter.

 

Leading 38-13 at the half, things started slowly for Sedan after the break. The Blue Devil girls were held scoreless for most of the third quarter, but the lead was too much for Oxford to make much of a comeback effort. A 13-6 fourth quarter would only let Sedan regain its 29 point lead, leading to the 56-27 final score.

 

Sears led all scorers with 20, while Cummings finished with 17. Oxford was led by Magdalena Gardea, who had 8. The Blue Devil girls are now 4-2 on the year.

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