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LEGACY’S MORRIS NETS 7 IN McDONALD’S GAME

Baylor-bound Alexis Morris of Legacy Christian scored seven points in 16 minutes Wednesday, but her West team fell short in an 80-74 defeat to the East in McDonald’s All-American girls basketball game Wednesday in Chicago.

Morris shot 3 of 6 from the floor, making one three-point basket. She also had rebound and two steals.

Morris helped Legacy Christian win the TAPPS state championship earlier this month with a 64-49 win over Midland Christian.

About I.C. Murrell

I.C. Murrell was promoted to editor of The News, effective Oct. 14, 2019. He previously served as sports editor since August 2015 and has won or shared eight first-place awards from state newspaper associations and corporations. He was born in Memphis, Tennessee, grew up mostly in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and graduated from the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

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