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Girls Basketball: Moberly 53, Blair Oaks 32

by News Tribune | December 1, 2022 at 12:18 a.m.

WESTPHALIA -- The Moberly Lady Spartans overcame early offensive struggles Wednesday to defeat the Blair Oaks Lady Falcons 53-32 in pool-play action of the Fatima Comet Classic.

Blair Oaks was ahead 8-4 after one quarter, but Moberly responded to lead 14-12 at halftime. The Lady Spartans outscored the Lady Falcons 21-11 in the third quarter to stretch their lead to 35-23.

Emma Wolken led the Lady Falcons with 12 points.

Blair Oaks (1-3), the No. 5 seed, will play sixth-seeded Cuba in the fifth-place game at 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Cuba defeated Sedalia Smith-Cotton 65-42 in Wednesday’s loser’s bracket semifinal.

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