Duanesburg dropped Berne-Knox 65-48 in a high energy Western Athletic Conference tussle. The contest lived up to its pre-game expectation between two teams near the top of Class C in Section 2. Madison Meyer led the Eagles with 18 points. She also scored her 1000th career point on a free throw in the first half.
The Eagles held a slight 4-point advantage going into the final frame. Duanesburg ended the game in great form as they outscored the Bulldogs by 13-points when it mattered most.
Berne-Knox held a small 2-point lead at the beginning of the second quarter.
The two squads struggled to grab a foothold as the teams went to the first half break with the game tied 26-26.
Duanesburg exhibited great effort out of the break, after being all knotted up at the half, and took the lead 43-39 going into the fourth period.
Duanesburg had a trio of players players in double figure scoring. Madison Meyer paced the Eagles with 18 points. Hannah Mulhern collected 16 points. Allison O Hanlon scored 14 points.
Duanesburg made 8 trifectas.
Hannah Mulhern made 3 three-pointers.
The Eagles shot with exceptional form at the free throw line as they produced 67.9%, 19 of 28.
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By Ed Bemiss