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Lamar finishes as 3A girls' basketball state runner-up

Lady Warriors fall to Salem 56-36 in state championship game in Hot Springs

LAMAR, Ark. — Lamar girls' basketball finished its season Saturday as the 3A state runner-up.

The Lady Warriors fell to Salem 56-36 in the state final at Bank OZK Arena in Hot Springs. 

It was a tight battle early on, with Salem only leading by two, 18-16, after the first quarter.

However, the Greyhounds were able to separate themselves from the Warriors by outscoring them 31-15 over the following two quarters before closing things out in the fourth. 

Karley Williams finished as the leading scorer for Lamar with 11 points.

This year marks the second-consecutive state runner-up finish for the Lady Warriors. 

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