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Benton Central wins regional crown 51-47, over Danville

Benton Central topped Danville 51-47 to win regional crown Saturday.

Posted: Feb. 10, 2019 12:16 AM
Updated: Feb. 11, 2019 6:42 PM

DANVILLE, Ind. (WLFI) — The Benton Central Lady Bison topped Danville 51-47 to win its first regional title since 2013.

David Baxter's team trailed 19-6 in the second quarter, but carried a 20-2 run into the second half. 

Emma Fisher and Audrey Strawsma hit six straight free throws to put the game away at the end of regulation. Strawsma paced the Bison with 13 points, on 6 of 12 shooting from the field.

Benton Central advances to play Salem (24-3) at Jasper in the class 3A south semi-state on Saturday Feb. 17.

 

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