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December 5, 2012

H.S. Basketball: Cayuga drops opener to state-ranked Douglass


CAYUGA 64, Buffalo 57.

The Cayuga girls’ basketball team got a huge night from Madison Spears, and outscored Buffalo 19-12 in the third quarter to earn a 64-57 road win Tuesday.

Spears finished with 29 points to lead the Cayuga offense in the victory, the Ladycats second-straight after its only loss of the year in the semifinals of the Frankston tournament.

Shawnta Knox had nine points, 11 rebounds and seven steals in the victory, while Madyson Gunnels added 10 points and six assists. Kylee Cross had eight points in the win for the Ladycats (5-1).

Cayuga hosts Troup Friday in varsity-only action beginning at 6 p.m.


Coaches or team representatives are encouraged to call in scores and stats to 903-729-0281 ext. 242 by 9:30 p.m. after games, or to email

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