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Madge, Baldwin lead Lady Cats

Beonka Madge and Kristin Baldwin combined for 20 points Thursday at Hutto Middle School’s Bynes Greenlee Gymnasium to lead the Bainbridge Middle School seventh-grade Lady Cats to a 36-23 victory over the Thomas County Central seventh-grade Lady Yellow Jackets.

Madge led the way for the Lady Cats with 11 points while Baldwin put in 9.

The Lady Cats went up by 18, at 34-16, when Longeisha Emanuel hit a free throw with 3:52 left in the third quarter.

Completing the Lady Cats scoring chart behind Madge and Baldwin were Patra Parris with 4, Emanuel with 3, Akinya Williams with 2, and Brianna Turner, Taylor Jackson and Marissa Jackson all with 1.

After the game, Lady Cats coach Patrick Clark expressed pleasure with his teams play.

“I would like to give credit to my entire team for playing hard from the start of the game to the end,” he said. “We are really making great strides to get better each and every day.

“We are now 4-1 on the season and we have a team goal to finish the season 7-1. If we continue to work hard in the gym, I believe this goal will be attainable.”