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FEB. 7TH, 2017 FOX VARSITY HOOPS COMPLETES THE SWEEP OVER NORTHWEST IN BOYS AND GIRLS (Audio)

(Cedar Hill) The Fox Warriors visited their conference rivals on the road and came away with two victories against the Northwest Lions tonight on KJFF.

Fox and Northwest battled in a doubleheader in both girls and boys varsity basketball action. The girls got things going to start as the Warriors came away with the 50-33 win over the Lions. It was guard Izzy Farrell dominating the Lions with 19 points and several steals on the night.

She buried this three ball to help cap her night…

Guard Meya Taylor added 13 points while forward Jill Donart added 12 for the Warriors.

Head coach Scott Cleer believes his team made some key adjustments to limit Northwest sophomore Megan Fortner in the second half…

Fortner scored 11 points on the night while teammate Sami Harris led them with 16 points.

Northwest head coach Mary Hannig thought the fourth quarter was the difference…

With the win, the Warriors even up their record at 10-10 to get back to the .500 mark on the year. Meanwhile, the Lions drop to 1-18 on the year.

The boys followed directly after as they dispatched Northwest 53-38. They used a huge 21-5 second quarter to give themselves a double digit lead heading into halftime. Fox trailed 14-13 at the end of one before head coach Mike Wilken made an adjustment…

The pressure defense paid dividends for the Warriors as Northwest struggled to get the ball in the frontcourt. It was the play of leading scorer Dalton Evans that helped lead the Fox attack as he dropped 20 points on the night with 16 of those coming in the first half…

Forward Corey Barnes added 12 points on the night with impressive post play down low for Fox. The stifiling defense helped lead to easy transition buckets throughout the night for Fox.

Northwest head coach Buddy Sodemann said it’s been a recurring theme for the Lions this year…

When they had the ball in the halfcourt, the Lions played well clawing back in the game a couple times. They were led on the night by senior Luke Thorburg who scored 11 points while fellow big man Derek Tettaton had nine points while going three for three from beyond the arc.

The Warriors improve to 7-11 on the year with the win while Northwest falls to 3-14.

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