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Girard’s Saxon hits milestone with victory over Lakeside

By Greg Gulas-Vindicator, 01/23/18, 9:45AM EST



Wins have been at a premium this season for the Girard girls basketball team.

They’ve been non-existent on the road for Lakeside.

Lindsey Cave scored 16 points as Girard (4-11) posted a 43-25 win over the Dragons Monday.

The win marked the 400th of head coach Andy Saxon’s coaching career.

Saxon is in his 33rd season as a head coach, all at his alma mater.

“It’s big anytime you win, but this is one that I will remember for quite some time,” Saxon said. “I don’t remember the losses, but I sure do remember all the wins.

“As the clock was winding down, all I could think of was the many great players and coaches who have helped make this moment possible.”

Olivia Ciminero added 10 points and a stingy Indians defense held the Dragons to single-digit scoring all four quarters...

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