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Rockwall girls win 4A Area basketball championship, 77-30

Sharpshooting guard Hannah Hughes pumped in 28 points, Alyssa Lang scored 19 points and the Rockwall girls’ basketball team crushed South Oak Cliff Friday night, 77-30, to win the Class 4A area championship at Mesquite Poteet High School.

The Lady Yellowjackets (rolled to a 20-9 first-quarter lead, upped it to 43-11 at halftime and cruised during the second half.

It was Hughes second straight 20-point playoff game, after scoring 20 when Rockwall clobbered Newman Smith, 63-35, to win the Bi-District Championship last Tuesday.

Ellenn Baker tossed in nine points, while Morghen Day, Kayla Smith and Paige Turner each scored six.

The Lady Jackets advance to play high-scoring and 4A area top-ranked Dallas Lincoln (26-3) tonight at 7 pm at North Mesquite in a UIL Regional Quarterfinal game.

By J.J. Smith, Publisher

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