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Fairland’s fast start keys easy win

GALLIPOLIS — This one was over almost as soon as it began.

The Fairland Lady Dragons blitzed the Ohio Valley Christian Lady Defenders 19-0 in the first quarter and rolled to a 53-25 win Monday.

Destinee Spears and MacKenzie Rucker combined for 12 points in the first quarter as Fairland jumped in front and never looked back.

Spears had 6 more points and Rucker 4 in the second quarter as Fairland built a 35-6 halftime cushion.

Spears finished with a game-high 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. Rucker added 8 points as Fairland improved to 2-0.

Ohio Valley Christian was paced by Andrea Van Meter with 11 points.

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FAIRLAND (2-0): Destinee Spears 10 0 0-0 20, MacKenzie Rucker 4 0 0-0 8, Brianna Day 2 0 0-0 4, Lauren Phillips 2 0 0-0 4, Megan Brooks 1 0 1-2 3, Beth Schlegel 0 0 0-0 0, Lauren Fulks 2 0 2-4 6, Jordan Fulks 3 0 0-0 6, Shelby Fuller 1 0 0-0 2. Totals: 25-58

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53. 3-point goals: 0-3. Fouls: 12. Fouled out: None. Rebounds: 23 (Spears 10, Day 4, L. Fulks 4). Assists: 15 (Brooks 4, Spears 3, Day 3).

OHIO VALLEY CHRISTIAN (0-2): Richelle Blankenship 1 0 0-0 2, Andrea Van Meter 4 0 3-5 11, Christy Sanders 2 0 0-2 4, Hali Burleson 0 0 0-0 0, Jasmine Owens 0 0 0-0 0, Julie Tillis 0 0 0-0 0, Lindsey Miller 0 0 2-2 2, Lindsay Carr 3 0 0-0 6. Totals: 10-44

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25. 3-point goals: 0-4. Fouls: 5. Fouled out: None.Rebounds: 22 (Van Meter 7, Sanders 6). Assists: 5.