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Watauga District Girls defeat Walter Johnson Middle School, 53-11

By David Rogers. MORGANTON, N.C. — Scoring 12 of her game-high 20 points in the first quarter, Blair Haines led the way for the Watauga Middle School District girls team in defeating Walter Johnson Middle School, 53-11, on Nov. 21. Izzy Mohr added 12 points for the visiting Watauga team and Paige Shuman contributed 8 more.

Charlotte Moretz also got in the scoring column with 5 points on the night, along with Charlie Maddox (4), Presli Wood (2) and Mia Mitchell (2) to round out Watauga’s scoring.

Shuman also pulled down 7 rebounds, while Stephanie Mendes-Morales (5), Emma McGuire (4) and Presli Wood (3) were also active in clearing the boards for Watauga.

Defensively, the team as a whole poached 17 steals, led by Shuman (5), Haines (4), and two each by Maddox, Mohr, Moretz, and Lilly Wilson.

Now 4-1 on the young season, the Watauga District Girls next go back to Morganton on Nov. 28, to face Table Rock Middle School, with a 4 p.m. tipoff.

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