STATESMAN ROUNDUP: Advance rolls past Puxico into Delta New Year's girls basketball tournament consolation championship game

The fourth-seeded Advance Hornets scored enough points by halftime to beat eighth-seeded Puxico on Wednesday to advance to the consolation championship game of the Delta New Year’s girls basketball tournament.

The Hornets beat Puxico 55-23 and will meet the winner of the Oak Ridge-Meadow Heights game for the consolation championship at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

Advance (7-4) held quarter leads of 15-2, 32-17 and 43-18.

Advance’s Alandry Below scored a game-high 32 points and Danielle Markham had eight.

Alivia Taylor paced Puxico (0-7) with 13 points.

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