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Late miscue costly to NB girls on the road

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Girls' Basketball

By The Staff

LOUISVILLE - Participating in homecoming festivities at Whitefield Academy, North Bullitt led most of the way.

With 10 seconds remaining and the score tied, Courtney said a missed defensive assignment led to a winning basket by the home team.

“We’re playing much better basketball,” said Courtney. “We’ve improved tremendously.”

On Friday, Courtney said the Lady Eagles held a 6-8 point lead throughout much of the contest. However, she said the inexperience led to a couple of key mistakes.

“We’re young,” said Courtney. “We’re improving every game and that’s all I can ask.”

Turnovers continue to be a problem for North Bullitt; however, Courtney said slowing the game down would only compound the problems.

At this stage, she is seeing improvement in every player and that is a key for the district tournament and for next season.

Eighth-grader Savannah Morrison led the scoring with 17 points, including a three-pointer, and senior Bre Kuffner had two three-pointers for 16 points.

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At Whitefield Academy

NORTH BULLITT 48 (13-14-12-9) Savannah Morrison 17, Bre Kuffner 16, Meri Brian 6, Reba Stice 6, Taylor McCoy 2, Shelby Morrison 1

WHITEFIELD ACADEMY 50 (14-11-11-14) Gregory 12, Cowles 12, Halleron 10, Pace 10, Willett 6