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Dibrell, Eastside remain unbeaten
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By this time next week, a favorite will have emerged in the 7-8 grade Warren County elementary boys league.The Dibrell Wildcats and Eastside Bulldogs are on a collision course for Thursday, Feb. 2, as both teams finished the fourth week of the regular season undefeated.Dibrell improved to 5-0 Thursday night by taking down the Morrison Eagles 40-25. Eastside matched the Wildcats as the Bulldogs beat the Centertown Warriors 39-22.A bad break for the Eagles gave Dibrell an easy victory on Thursday night.Holden Baker, the league’s leading scorer, was injured in the first half against the Wildcats and he took most of the Morrison offense to the bench with him.Dibrell had already built an early double-digit lead before Baker’s injury, but Morrison couldn’t make a comeback without its star forward.The Wildcats relied on outside shooting to gain an early advantage. Dibrell scored all its first-quarter points on 3-pointers as Trey Cantrell connected on two and Austin Melton and Christian Wilkinson hit one apiece.Cantrell started moving into the paint in the second quarter as the seventh-grader hit three floaters to help Dibrell build a 24-12 lead by halftime.Cantrell added another 3-pointer and a three-point play in the third quarter before watching the rest of the game from the bench as Dibrell went with its subs to finish.Cantrell finished with 18 points, moving himself into the top three in league scoring.