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Lady Bears beat Muhlenberg County, 60-34

photo by Journey Hixenbaugh

MORGANTOWN - Butler County pulled away to beat visiting 3rd Region rival Muhlenberg County 60-34 in a girls' high school basketball game on Monday, Jan. 3.

After notching the win, Butler County improved to 9-1.

Muhlenberg County dropped to 4-7 after suffering the loss. 

Butler County shot 39.3 percent (24-of-61) from the field. The Lady Bears connected on two of eight three-point field goal attempts. 

Butler County, which featured three scorers in double figures, shot 58.8 (10-of-17) from the free throw line. 

Taylin Clark led Butler County to the win. Delivering a game-high double-double, Clark scored 21 points and pulled down 12 rebounds for the Bears. 

Following Clark in scoring for Butler County, Gracie Cardwell netted 12 points,

Providing another double-double for the Lady Bears, Jenna Phelps posted 10 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. 

Aiding in the win, Jaelyn Taylor (six points), Taylor Leach (five points), Graci Leach (four points) and Kenzie Bryant (two points) provided the rest of Butler County's scoring. 



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