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Dibrell stands alone at the top
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Monday’s matchup between the Dibrell Lady Wildcats and Eastside Lady Bulldogs lived up the hype. With the league lead on the line and both teams sporting undefeated records, the Lady Wildcats rallied in the final minute to win 25-22 on the road.It was a raucous atmosphere at Eastside gym when the two teams met for the first time this season. Dibrell and Eastside had each won with ease in their first five games, but from the opening minute it was obvious this game would stay close.Rhealee Johnson, who would play a huge part in the Dibrell victory, gave the Lady Wildcats an early lead with back-to-back baskets while dominant Dibrell post Alora Stuart connected on a short shot of her own.The home crowd didn’t seem to help the Lady Bulldogs in the early going as Rylie Crawford’s free throw was the team’s only point in the first quarter.Trailing 6-1 to start the second, Eastside turned to its top scorer to claw back into the game.