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Liberty boys, Northwestern girls pick up pre-Christmas wins

Published On: Dec 23 2013 10:33:53 PM CST

The Liberty boys and Northwestern girls basketball teams won big games Monday heading into the Christmas break.

The Liberty boys and Northwestern girls basketball teams won big games Monday heading into the Christmas break.

In Bethlehem, the Liberty boys built a 10-point halftime lead and rolled in the second half to a 78-52 win over visiting Easton.

The victory was a nice rebound performance by the Hurricanes, who had lost for the first time on Friday to rival Freedom.

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In New Tripoli, the Northwestern girls upped their record to 8-0 following a 58-54 victory over visiting Liberty.

It was another impressive victory for Northwestern against a larger school from the LVC.

The Tigers' Trista Cunningham led all scorers with 22 points. Madison Capuano paced the Hurricanes with 21 points.