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Area girls basketball

Published: Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 1:02 p.m. CST

Moravia 48, Murray 47

MURRAY — A 15-9 third quarter turned the tables on Murray in a one-point home loss Friday. Moravia improved to 4-0 overall and 2-0 in the Bluegrass Conference, while Murray slipped to 4-2 and 0-2.

"A very tough game to lose," said Murray coach Jerry Shields. "It was back and forth the whole way. We held an eight-point lead in the third quarter and they took a five-point lead in the fourth quarter."

Moravia made the front end of a two-shot free throw opportunity with 20 seconds left. Murray had two opportunities to score, but turned the ball over once and missed a shot with four seconds left.

Kate Patton led the Mustangs with 22 points and six steals, while Madison Gonseth scored seven points with a team-high six rebounds to go with four steals. Ashley Rider added four points with six rebounds, three assists and three steals.

Southeast Warren 62, Central Decatur 56

LIBERTY CENTER — Southeast Warren came from behind to force overtime, and then used a 13-7 run in overtime to beat Central Decatur 62-56 here on Dec. 7.

Sadie Greene led the Cardinals with 21 points and nine rebounds, while dishing out three assists in the loss. Sophomore Hallie Linhart was the only other scorer in double figures for the Cardinals, chipping in 15 points with six rebounds and six steals.

Brittany Binning added nine points and eight rebounds with three assists and four steals. Caitlyn Saxton contributed seven points with three steals.

Central Decatur 48, Martensdale-St. Marys 43

MARTENSDALE — For the second game in a row, Central Decatur's opponent made a furious rally in the fourth quarter to force overtime, but this time, the Cardinals prevailed.

Central Decatur outscored Martensdale-St. Marys 12-7 in the overtime period to win 48-43 here on Tuesday.

Hallie Linhart netted a game-high 20 points with 11 rebounds and three steals. Senior Sadie Greene was the only other Cardinal player in double figures with 16 points and 10 rebounds, while dishing out five assists.

Brittany Binning added seven points and three steals, while Jeals Elsberry scored five points with two assists for the Cardinals, now 4-2.

Central Decatur hosts Lenox on Friday.

Wayne 53, Interstate 35 47

WAYNE — Wayne outscored Interstate 35 11-5 in overtime to pull out a 53-47 win here on Dec. 7.

Megan Wood scored 21 points to lead the Roadrunners, now 3-4. Nicole Travis added nine points, while Charlie Rupp scored seven points with a team-high five rebounds and four steals.

Jordan Williamson chipped in three points with a team-high four assists. Brooke Brommel added four points, while Colene Jones scored three.

Interstate 35 travels to Mount Ayr on Friday.

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