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Leyton girls fall on the road at Haxtun


PCM - For The Sun-Telegraph

Leyton's Jessica Houk, right, defends the ball during Tuesday night's game against Haxtun.

Despite a game-high 18 points from senior Kaitlyn Berner, the Leyton Lady Warriors (3-5, 2-1) dropped a 45-31 decision to the Haxtun (Colo.) Bulldogs (3-3) on Tuesday night in Haxtun.

The Warriors got off to a slow start with just two points in the opening quarter. They trailed 23-10 at the half. Though the teams played to nearly a standstill in the final 16 minutes, Leyton never recovered from its slow start.

"They had a very strong inside player (Callie Dickerson) who gave us some fits early on," said Warriors' head coach Nick Newkirk. "At one point we trailed by 17 points but we managed...

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