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Lady Bears top Todd County Central, 67-45

photo by Jeremy M. Hack

MORGANTOWN - Butler County remained in the win on Monday, upending host Todd County Central 62-47  a girls' high school basketball team.

Foes from neighboring regions, Butler County and Todd County Central met for an early-season high school hoops matchup.

Productive Butler County claimed its second straight victory.

With the win, Butler County improved to 2-4.

Todd County Central stumbled to 1-4 with the loss. 

The Lady Bears set the tone early, outscoring Todd County Central 20-3 in the opening quarter. Butler County led 32-17 at halftime and remained in control throughout the second half. Finishing strong, Butler County, under the direction of head coach Lexie Belcher, outscored Todd County Central 21-16 in the fourth quarter. 

Jaelyn Taylor scored a game-high 20 points to lead Butler County to the victory. Butler County featured three scorers in double figures as Taylin Clark netted 15 points and Jacie Ward added 13 points. 

The additional scorers for Butler County were Gracie Cardwell (seven points), Jenna Phelps (six points), Graci Leach (two points), Kaylee Givens (two points) and Alyssa Thacker (two points). 

Jordan Weathers paced Todd County Central with a team-best 17 points. Weathers was the only Todd County Central player to reach double figures in the scoring column. 



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