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Redbirds survive Warriors
Darlingtons Hunter Johnson scores over Black Hawks C.J. Leuzinger during the first half of the Redbirds 50-47 win over the Warriors Monday. Johnson scored 14 points. ( Times photo: Anthony Wahl)
SOUTH WAYNE - Behind senior Heath Butler's clutch shooting, Black Hawk gave unbeaten Darlington a scare before the Redbirds survived a barnburner to knock off the Warriors 50-47 Monday. Butler scored a game-high 28 points and drilled six 3-pointers on 11-for-17 shooting. Darlington senior Cole Whalen scored a team-high 17 points and sophomore Hunter Johnson scored 14 points and grabbed nine rebounds to help the Redbirds rally from a 10-point deficit to improve to 7-0, 3-0 SWAL.