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Lady Broncos rolling
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The turn of the calendar hasn’t affected the Boyd Lady Broncos. After beginning the season with four straight wins in 2012, the Lady Broncos have picked up right where they left off with two more wins in the Middle Tennessee Athletic Conference.Boyd improved its record to a league-best 6-0 with a 67-39 victory over the Western Kentucky Lady Trailblazers last week and a 62-17 thumping of Faith Trinity Tuesday.The Lady Broncos made huge strides last year when the high school team moved into the MTAC after playing years in District 9-A. Boyd won seven games in the 2011-12 season, but the Lady Broncos look poised to top that number this season.With seniors Marisa Hillis and Ashley Newby leading the way, Boyd remains unbeaten in conference play.Hillis had double figures in both games while Newby has been the steady force at point guard for the Lady Broncos.Against Western Kentucky, Hillis and Newby were hot from the start as the team built a 14-2 lead in the first quarter. Hillis and Newby each had four points while Claire LeDuc added five.Western Kentucky stormed back in the second quarter, scoring 19 points to trim the Lady Bronco lead to 27-21 by halftime.