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Lady Lions 38, Burkburnett 35

The Vernon defense held host Burkburnett to just one first quarter point as the Lady Lions jumped out to a 9-1 lead on Friday, Jan. 29 in Burkburnett. Vernon built a double-digit lead into the fourth quarter and then held on down the stretch to sweep the season series against Burkburnett with a 38-35 win. The Lady Lions made the game uncomfortable at the end, hitting just 2 of 11 free throws in the 4th quarter, and 5 of 17 in the game. Jaila McBride and Shay Williams each knocked in 10 points for Vernon.

Playoff seeding is on the line when Vernon hosts Hirschi in the regular season finale on Friday. Tip-off is set for 6 p.m. The Lady Lions could finish tied as with Hirschi for the 3rd seed with a win or have the 4th seed in the playoffs with a loss.



Vernon senior Macy Flowers sets up the press in 2021 district basketball play for Vernon.
Daniel Walker/Vernon Record

9 8 11 10 – 38

Burkburnett       1 7   9 18 – 35

Vernon – K Brown 3, Carli White 6, Brooke Myers 2, Morgan Drennan 2, Addison Spencer 2, Shay Williams 10, Macy Flowers 3, Jaila McBride 10.

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