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The Blackwell girls bask-etball team got its first win in District 14-A, Division II play Tuesday by defeating Veribest 35-25. Stephanie Metcalf had 11 points while Brooklyn Harris had eight, Bethany Breaux and Hailey Bennett seven and Eliza-beth Rozzlle two for the Lady Hornets, who are 1-7 in district and 2-15 overall.
Blackwell led by just two points, 21-19, until outscor-ing Veribest 14-6 in the fourth quarter as it avenged a district-opening loss when the teams played Dec. 11.
The Blackwell boys lost to Veribest, 59-42, on Tues-day. Ethan Andrews had 13, Jayden Jones 11, Mason Magness and Ted Chamb-liss six and Wade Allen five for Blackwell, which is 1-5 in district and 3-15 overall.