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CALHOUN CITY â€” The Hebron Christian Junior High Lady Eagles had a championship on their mind for the 2013-14 season.
The goal was achieved as the Lady Eagles claimed their second consecutive District 3-A junior high title with a 32-17 victory over the Central Academy Junior High Saturday night at Calhoun Academy in Calhoun City.
In the championship contest, freshmen Rebekah Falkner and Holly Hudson led the Lady Eagles with 10 and nine points, respectively. Brooke Griffin added six points in a game in which Hebron never trailed Central.
The Lady Eagles soundly defeated their semi-final opponent, Immanuel Christian Junior High, 50-8. Hebron blanked the Lady Rams in the first three quarters before Immanuel scored its only eight points in the final period. Hudson scored a game-high 16 points, Falkner added 12 and Millie Hudson notched eight points for the Lady Eagles.
The district championship is the first junior high basketball title for Hebron under Head Coach Bruce Franks.