Bailey Fleming and Regan Shaffer combined for 23 points in the third quarter to help the No. 5 Leeton girls pull away from Hardin-Central 54-26 on Tuesday, Jan. 21.

The Lady Bulldogs held a moderate 24-11 lead at halftime before Fleming and Schmidli took over.

Shaffer, who finished with a team-high 17 points, did all her work on the inside scoring 11 points with five buckets and a free throw. Fleming took care of the outside, knocking down four 3-pointers as part of her 15 point night.

Leeton led 47-17 after the duo’s outburst to move to 10-1 on the year.

Rowan Schmidli added 11 points with a trio of 3-pointers.

Sports Editor Randy Speer can be reached by emailing randy.speer@dsjnow.com, by calling (660) 747-8123 or on Twitter at @RandySpeer_DSJ.

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