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Brandi Dawson had 30 points and 17 rebounds to lead Garrett past Woodlan on Friday.
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Senior’s big night lifts Garrett to win

Senior Brandi Dawson had 30 points and 17 rebounds to help Garrett defeat Woodlan 67-37 on Friday.

Dawson added three assists, three steals and two blocks for the Railroaders, who also got a double-double from sophomore Taylor Smith (10 points and 12 rebounds).

Seniors Brooke Gerbers (15) and Haley Hostetler (12) did most of the scoring for the Warriors.

Woodlan faced a 31-9 halftime deficit, committed 18 turnovers and was outrebounded 38-23 by Garrett.

HOMESTEAD 83, HUNTINGTON NORTH 52: Senior guard Sydney Buck had 23 points, seven assists, four rebounds and three steals to lead the Spartans. The Butler signee’s performance gave her over 1,000 career points. Hannah Stoffel had 21 points for the Vikings, and Grace German had a double-double with 10 points and 17 rebounds for Homestead.

COLUMBIA CITY 57, NORTH SIDE 36: Junior guard Aubrey Wright had a game-high 16 points for the Eagles as they cruised against the Redskins. Emily Whiteleather added 12 for Columbia City, and Sierra Miranda had 14 for North Side.

DeKALB 54, NORTHROP 53: The Barons held on to a slim halftime advantage thanks to six fourth-quarter points from senior guard Baylee Rinehart. She finished with 18 points, while Nevada Jones (18), Aleah Swary (16) and Carliesha Ridley (14) scored in double figures for Northrop.

CARROLL 61, BISHOP DWENGER 40: Madison Peterson scored a game-high 21 points, and the Chargers coasted to an easy finish against the Saints.

SOUTH ADAMS 53, BLUFFTON 33: Sydney Willis led all scorers with 17 points for the Starfires. Dzejna Ahmetovic chipped in 12 points and nine rebunds, six of them on offense, for a near double-double. Erin McKinley hit three 3-pointers and scored 16 for the Tigers.

ANGOLA 47, LAKELAND 36: Junior guard Claire Grubb had game-highs in points (17) and steals (five) for the Tigers.