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Darlingtons Kelsey Fink looks to the basket while Black Hawk defender Katie Place tries to keep her at bay in the Warriors 47-32 win Tuesday.
SOUTH WAYNE - The Black Hawk girls basketball team passed a big test with it's 47-32 win over Darlington Tuesday night.The Warriors (4-1, 2-0, Six Rivers East) went on a decisive 14-0 third quarter run and rolled to a non-conference win over the Redbirds. Black Hawk's pressure defense took a toll on Darlington (3-3, 2-1, SWAL) as the Redbirds had 27 turnovers.Black Hawk's third quarter spurt was highlighted by junior Rachel Rygh's 3-pointer that extended the Warriors' lead to 30-22 with 2 minutes, 57 seconds to go in the period. Then, Black Hawk senior Katie Place, who scored a game-high 10 points and had five rebounds, scored down low and was fouled. Place made the free throw to give the Warriors a 33-22 lead.