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There were some tense moments late but Liberty High is in the win column.
Liberty High built a 15-point halftime lead and held on for a 50-49 win over Western Dubuque on Tuesday in a Mississippi Valley Conference Mississippi Division contest in North Liberty.
The Lightning improved to 1-4 with the win while Western Dubuque dropped to 2-10.
Kennedy Daugherty and Ava Meyer both posted double-doubles to lead Liberty High.
Daugherty had a team-high 15 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to go with a pair of blocked shots and Meyer had 11 points and 10 rebounds.
Keiko Ono-Fullard had 10 points and five assists for Liberty High while Haley Schroder added six points and three blocked shots.
Western Dubuque 8 8 19 14 – 49
Liberty High 21 10 13 6 – 50
Liberty High (50) – Kennedy Daugherty 15, Ava Meyer 11, Keiki Ono-Fullard 10, Haley Schroeder 6, Avery Gaudet 5, Haley Napoli 3