Seventh grade slips past Clay Center

CLAY CENTER — The Concordia seventh grade girls’ basketball team slipped past Clay Center 19-18 on Thursday.
Concordia bolted to a 10-4 lead in the first quarter.
Outscored 5-3 in the second period, the Panthers led 13-9 at halftime.
Concordia scored six points in the third quarter, and limited Clay Center to four, to make it a 19-13 game.
The Panthers went scoreless in the final period. Clay Center scored five points to make it a one-point game.
Laken Schroeder scored six points for Concordia. Cydney Bergmann and Peyton Reynolds had four points each.
The Concordia B-team fell 21-14 to Clay Center.
The game was tied at 6-6 at halftime.
Clay Center scored 15 points in the second half to eight for Concordia.
Emily Daniels scored six points for the Panthers.

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