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Think pink; Byrd leaves Shreve seeing red

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Whenever district rivals Captain Shreve and Byrd get together, intensity and good games usually follow.  Thursday night at Byrd the rivals teamed up to fight cancer on a "Pink Out" night at the Hive.  In the first game it went back and forth until the Lady Jackets finished things off beating the Lady Gators, final Byrd 50 Shreve 42.

In the nightcap, it was a thriller that went to overtime.  In the first meeting between these rivals Captain Shreve embarrassed Byrd scoring 100 points. Byrd's Kory Ashley completed a three-point play at the end of regulation that pushed the game to overtime and there the Jackets got their revenge.  Byrd beat Shreve in OT 74-66 to split the regular season series.

Another winner was a member of the Byrd family battling cancer as monies raised went to help, the fifth consecutive year Byrd has raised money in the fight against cancer.

 

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