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Lady 'Jackets win Highway 5 rivalry

The Lebanon High School girls’ basketball team used a dominant performance from senior Raegan McCowan and junior Bodie Cox to help defeat the Camdenton Lakers in the Highway 5 rivalry on Thursday night, 72-52. McCowan scored 12 of her game-high 32 points (16 rebounds) in the first quarter as the Lady ‘Jackets (7-4 overall, 1-0 Ozark Conference) jumped out to a 10-3 lead before a bank in three-pointer from the Lady Lakers. Camdenton came alive a bit in the second quarter, but LHS went into the locker room with a 38-23 lead. In the second half, LHS outscored Camdenton 34-29 and held onto a 20-point win. Senior Heaven Shockley recorded eight blocks and eight rebounds in the win over the Lakers. Lebanon is coming off a two-game losing streak to Republic and Glendale in the Pink and White Lady Classic over the holiday break. During their matchup against the Lady Falcons at Kickapoo High School in the loser’s bracket, LHS led 16-5 at the end of the first quarter, but the Falcons executed their game plan and outscored Lebanon 41-18 in the second and third quarters. Box Score: Lebanon — 16 22 19 15 — 72 Camdenton – 6 17 9 20 — 52 LHS scoring: Raegan McCowan 32, Bodie Cox 19, Heaven Shockley 12, Morgan Durbin 5, Brooklyn O’Cain 2, Faith Coffman 2.


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