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Owen JV girls shine at district tournament

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By Brian Blair

The JV Lady Rebels, on Saturday accomplished what the freshman team did the week before - they won the 31st District Tournament at Gallatin County.

The Lady Rebels opened the day with a 24-20 win over Henry County in the first round. Mariah Fitzgerald led the team with 12 points and eight rebounds. Eighth-grader Hannah Neeley scored seven points.

In the championship game, Owen County captured the title by defeating Gallatin County 38-19. Fitzgerald again led way by scoring 15 points and pulling down 10 boards. Emilie Davis added 13 points.

The boys also hosted the tournament in Owenton Saturday. They dropped a 46-29 decision to Henry County in the first round. Blake Lewis, Stone Osborne and Sawyer Williams each had seven points. Zack Ripy and Justin Shelton pitched in three points while Lucas Shelton scored two.