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Girls HS Hoops: Bishop Watterson Improves to 10-1, Tops the Orange Lions 63-42

The Orange Lions headed south on Thursday, and lost a tough game to the Bishop Watterson Eagles 63-42 to fall to 7-3 on the year.

With the win Bishop Watterson moves to 10-1 on the year, 3-0 on their home court.

The Lions hung in with the Eagles despite being outscored in the first 12 minutes 20-9, and by the half they cut the Bishop Watterson lead to seven at 29-22, outscoring the Eagles 13-9.

The second half the Eagles took control, and led 45-27 at the end of three, as they ran past the Lions in the third quarter 16-5 thanks to a number of second half points for the Eagles.

The final quarter saw the Eagles offense continue to thrive with an 18-12 quarter to finish the game with the 63-39 win.

The Lions were led by Mahogany Sanford with 23 of Orange’s 39 points, hitting 4-of-7 from three-point range.

Casey Smith helped the cause for the Lions with 13 points in the loss. Orange will be back on the court on Saturday at 2:30pm as they play host to Harvey.

Matt Loede has been a part of the Cleveland Sports Media for over 21 years, with experience covering Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, the National Football League and even high school and college events. He has been a part of the Cleveland Indians coverage since the opening of Jacobs/Progressive Field in 1994, and spent two and a half years covering the team for 92.3 The Fan, and covers them daily for Associated Press Radio. You can follow Matt on Twitter HERE.

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