Lady Potters Beat Metamora In Early Test

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Tenley Dowell scored 17 points to lead Morton to a 68-39 win over Metamora in an early season showdown atop the Mid-Illini girls basketball conference standings.

The Potters (10-1, 4-0 in Mid-Illini), ranked fourth in the state, closed the first half on an 8-0 run to lead 37-23 at the break. And then outscored the Redbirds 13-7 in the third quarter to build a 20-point lead and take control of the game.

Metamora slips to 9-2 (3-1 in Mid-Illini).

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