Girls lose after strong start against FSUC

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

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The Decatur girls ended their season at home against Fort Smith Union Christian.

The Fort Smith Union Christian senior scored a game-high 22 points, and the Lady Eagles rebounded from a 10-point deficit to advance in the 2A-4 District Tournament with a 41-36 win over Decatur on Feb. 16.

Decatur came out hot from the floor behind the scoring of Sammy Thompson and Kimmy Nelson to take a 26-16 lead to start the third quarter. Thompson led Decatur with 12 points and Nelson, who played all 32 minutes, scored 11.

It was Nelson’s two free throws that set the 10-point margin. It also set a tone for the Lady Bulldogs (4-18), who did not hit a field goal for ...


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