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Perfect ending
Lady Broncos wrap up undefeated MTAC season
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Perfection on the basketball court is rarely ever attained, but the Boyd Lady Broncos set out this season to dominate the Middle Tennessee Athletic Conference and the team did just that.Boyd finished the regular season 15-0 in the MTAC by defeating Christian Community 54-40 Friday night.As the Lady Broncos pursued perfection, the program also honored its four seniors along the way. Marisa Hillis, Ashley Newby, Bailey Gilliam and Rachel Campbell played their final game in J.K. Stanley Gymnasium and the Lady Bronco seniors made sure it was a memorable one.Hillis scored a career-high 19 points and grabbed a season-best 16 rebounds as she led the Lady Broncos to a big win.Hillis took over in the second half after the Lady Broncos had trouble putting away their opponent in the first 16 minutes.Boyd, which has won most of its 15 games by double figures, led 23-21 at halftime behind 10 first-half points from eighth-grader Rhiannon Hoover.Hillis helped the Lady Broncos pull away by dominating the paint. Hillis scored 11 points in the third period, including a three-point play that put Boyd ahead by 10.