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By Will Korn 

Jenkins, Cruise dominate boards, but Leyton falls short v.s. Peetz


Will Korn

Some of the Lady Warriors huddle around head coach Nick Newkirk during a timeout, Tuesday night.

The Leyton High girls' basketball team got the shots it wanted almost the entire game. They just didn't fall – or at least not as often as they did for the visiting Peetz' shooters on Tuesday night.

Leyton isn't known as a great shooting team from the outside, but credit much of its poor night from the field to Peetz' hustle defense, which led the way to the Lady Bulldogs' 37-29 road win. Peetz improved to 2-1, while Leyton slipped to 1-2.

"I expected them to shut down our inside game," Leyton head coach Nick Newkirk said. "I wasn't surprised a bit that they were going to make us beat...

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