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Lady Braves thump star-spangled Liberty lineup

Liberty Spangle arrived in Everett Friday boasting a lineup featuring twin 6-foot-1 inside scoring threats Maisie Burnham and Aleena Cook.

But it was Justine Benson and the La Conner High Lady Braves who came up big with a convincing 54-44 Regional hoops triumph that wasn’t as close as the final score indicates.

La Conner (20-3) led by as many as 20 points in the fourth period before coasting to the win and earning a spot in the winner’s bracket tomorrow (Thursday) of the state 2B Hardwood Classic at the Spokane Arena, likely opposite St. George’s in a much anticipated 7:15 tipoff.

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