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Lansing knocks off Eudora for invite title

Haley Epperson braces for contact as she takes on Lansing defender Allison Ewing in the championship game of the Tonganoxie Invitational on Saturday. Eudora lost to Lansing, 47-37.

Haley Epperson braces for contact as she takes on Lansing defender Allison Ewing in the championship game of the Tonganoxie Invitational on Saturday. Eudora lost to Lansing, 47-37.

January 24, 2009

Lansing trumps Eudora for championship

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The Lions defeated the Cardinals, 47-37. Enlarge video

The Eudora High girls got cold in the second half of the Tonganoxie Invitational championship game Saturday evening and Lansing took advantage for a 47-37 victory.

After hitting 46 percent of their shots in the first two quarters, taking a three-point lead into halftime, the Cardinals (9-2) went 4-for-16 from the floor, 3-for-8 from the foul line and scored just 12 second-half points.

Eudora’s Bailey Scott hit two threes and led all scorers with 17 points. Her teammate Haley Epperson got into some foul trouble in the second half and was held to nine points.

Lansing (8-3) had three players score in double figures as Alexis Ellis contributed 12, sub Allison Ewing added 11 and tournament MVP Amy Briggs scored 11.

Score by quarters

Eudora 12 13 8 4 — 37

Lansing 9 13 12 13 — 47

Eudora scoring

Bailey Scott 7-13 1-2 17, Rachel Pyle 1-3 0-1 2, Mariah Webb 2-9 0-0 4, Kendal Abel 1-3 1-3 3, Haley Epperson 4-11 1-2 9, Evan Folks 1-2 0-0 2, Sydney Schmille 0-0 0-2 0.

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