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Danville basketball picks up two wins at East Lawrence

The Danville boys and girls basketball teams picked up area wins over East Lawrence on Tuesday night.

Danville girls 59, East Lawrence 34

Danville moved to 2-0 in area play with a 59-34 win over East Lawrence on Tuesday.

The Hawks jumped out to 14-7 first-quarter and extended the lead to 28-17 at the half. They outscored the Eagles in the second half, 31-17, to secure the victory.

Freshman Blayne Godfrey led the way for the Hawks (4-5) with a game-high 23 points. Her sister, Brityan, added 18 points, eight rebounds, and six steals.

Elisabeth Hand and Aaliyah Douglas added seven points apiece.

Hannah Hill’s nine points led East Lawrence (0-5).

Danville boys 60, East Lawrence 47

Three players scored in double figures to the Danville to a 60-47 area win over East Lawrence on Tuesday.

The Hawks hit four three-pointers in the first quarter to take a 16-8 lead. They extended the lead to 28-19 at halftime.

The Eagles held Danville to seven points in the third as they cut the lead to 35-31 heading to the fourth.

The Hawks outscored East Lawrence 25-16 in the fourth to grab the win. They secured the victory by hitting 14 free throws to only five for the Eagles.

Danville (6-3) was led by Witten Morgan, who finished with 17 points and four rebounds. KJ Melson added 15 points and six rebounds, while Kohl Randolph had 13 points and eight rebounds. Dylan Parker added nine points and eight rebounds.

East Lawrence (1-6) was led by Coleman Garner, who finished with 13 points.

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