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February 5, 2014

16-3A Basketball: Bullard sweeps Henderson


Bullard chalked up a pair of District 16-3A wins over Henderson at Lion Gymnasium Tuesday night.

The Lady Panthers got things started off on the right track for Bullard, by leveling the Lady Lions, 56-42.

Ignited by a 25-point night from Bridgette Taylor, the Lady Panthers (24-5, 9-1 16-3A) strolled out to a 27-19 lead at the break and kept rolling the rest of the way.

Maddy Slater added nine points and Brittany Hinton finished with eight for the Lady Panthers.

Bullard is currently in second place in the district pecking order and will close out the regular season at Kilgore on Friday. Tip-off is set for 6 p.m.

The Panthers (16-9, 6-3) then took center stage in the night camp and notched a 54-44 decision over the Lions, which gave Bullard its third-straight league triumph.

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