Bowling Green wins in first round of South State

Published 6:30 pm Thursday, February 9, 2023

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Bowling Green School’s Peyton Dupuy scored 22 points, as the Lady Buccaneers were victorious over Central Hinds Academy, 61-46, in the opening round of the South State Tournament on Tuesday at Central Hinds Academy.

Dupuy went 9-for-11 from the girls and 3-of-4 from 3-point range. Dupuy pulled down two rebounds and dished out an assist.

Bailey Devall posted 15 points on 4-of-8 from the field with four boards, three assists and two steals.

Chloe Bertrand recorded 13 points on 5-of-7 from the field and she made all three of her 3-pointers. Bertrand also had two assists.

Kenli Reid posted eight points on 3-of-4 from the field and 2-of-3 from 3-point range. Reid grabbed two rebounds and posted six assists.

Claire Varnado had two points and a rebound.

Claire Wascom tallied a point, two rebounds, two assists and a steal.

For the game, Bowling Green shot 68.8 percent from the field (22-of-32) and they made two thirds of their 3-point attempts on 8-of-12.

Bowling Green will play in the second round against Copiah Academy on Friday at 5:15 p.m. at Central Hinds Academy.