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Lady Eagles jumpstart basketball season

By Messenger Staff | Published Wednesday, November 7, 2012

The Decatur Lady Eagles opened up the season with a 52-36 win over Wichita Falls Hirschi Monday.

FAST BREAK – Decatur’s Murphy Graham leads the fast break during the Lady Eagles’ season-opening victory against WF Hirschi. Messenger photo by Joe Duty

Decatur hit a dry spell in the second quarter but held on and pulled away late for the victory.

Murphy Graham led the way for the Lady Eagles with 15 points and three assists. Shelby Drews finished with 12. Jasmyne Tate and Carlee Strap each had eight. Haley Dennard tossed in six.

Defensively Tate had six rebounds and three steals. Murphy Graham had three steals and Drews had four.

Traci Hale and Stapp each had four rebounds.

The Lady Eagles will be back in action Tuesday when they host Aledo.

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