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Lady Mustangs beat Osceola
The Hoxie Lady Mustangs defeated Osceola 59-54 in 3A-3 Conference basketball action Jan. 11 at Hoxie.
Osceola jumped out to 15-8 lead in the first quarter, but the Lady Mustangs rallied in the second period to move into a 24-23 lead at the intermission. Hoxie stretched the lead 41-35 at the end of the third quarter and were able to hold off the Lady Seminoles in the final period.
Sydney Gillham led Hoxie with a game-high 24 points, and Kaitlin Henson added 15 points.
In junior girls action, Emily Davis scored 24 points to lead Hoxie to a 48-24 victory.
The Osceola senior boys raced to a big early lead en route to a 69-46 win over Hoxie on Jan. 12 at Osceola.
The Seminoles led 23-8 at the end of the first quarter and 43-13 at halftime.
Alex Carpenter had 12 points, and James Johnson added 10 for Hoxie.