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High school basketball: Lakeview Academy girls roll past Commerce, 79-50, to open Region 8-A tournament

Lakeview Academy’s Joelle Snyder scored 23 points and Elise Roark had a career-high 18 for the Lakeview Academy girls in a 79-50 win against Commerce to open the Region 8-A tournament Wednesday in Commerce. Maddy Towles added 16 points, seven rebounds and five assists, while Jackie Allen chipped in 14 points, 10 assists and nine rebounds. 

Also for the Lady Lions (19-7), Eliza Snyder had six points and 10 rebounds. 

With the win, Lakeview Academy faces Tallulah Falls in the tournament semifinals at 4 p.m. Friday in Commerce. 

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