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Lady Lions roll to 3-0

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ButlerLovelady's Chelsea Butler shoots during last week's district game against Slocum. LAWANNA MONK PHOTOLOVELADY -- It was business as usual for the Lovelady Lady Lions when they hosted district rival Slocum last Tuesday.

Coach Kollyn McWhinney's squad headed into the holiday break undefeated  in district after their third straight lopsided win, 61-22.

In three district games, the No. 2-ranked Lady Lions have outscored their opponents 204-59.

After racing out to a 23-6 lead, the Lady Lions continued to dominate and held a 40-13 halftime advantage. It was 52-16 after the third.

Lexi Price rang up 12 points in the first quarter and finished with 22 points, including a pair of treys.

Aaliyah Jones, who drained three 3s, tossed in 15 and Mihyia Davis rounded out double figures with 10

Chelsea Butler and Shyanne Pipkin chipped in 4 apiece while Jada Johnson and Shelby Pugh each added 3.

Lovelady resumes district play on Tuesday Jan. 4 on the road against Leon. Centerville comes to town on Jan. 7.

Taking a break from district play, Lovelady girls won their first two games in the Tenaha Holiday Hoops Tournament on Monday.

The Lady Lions won their opener over Shelbyville, 61-40 and handled Chireno, 63-39, later in the day to advance to the semi-final on Tuesday.

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