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Kyle Pendleton, Edinburgh senior basketball player

Pendleton led the Lancers with 19 points in Friday’s 65-47 loss to Oldenburg Academy and scored 29 points Saturday to lead Edinburgh to a 70-60 win at Waldron.

His performance last week:

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“I feel like I did really well, but most of it was, we came together more as a team than we did the past two games. We were able to get better shots off, and I was lucky enough to be able to get most of those shots.”

Do you do anything special to prepare?

“I listen to music on the bus and try to focus for the game.”

Favorite drink:

“Chocolate milk”

Favorite food:

“Pizza”

Favorite musician:

“Trace Adkins”

Favorite book:

“Seabiscuit”

Favorite class:

“Psychology”

Role model:

“Derrick Rose”

Best advice:

“To never give up, no matter what the consequences may be. Never stop believing, and always try your hardest.”

Athletics goal:

“I try to be the best player I can be.”

If you could travel anywhere:

“Kentucky, because I have a lot of family down in Kentucky that I never really get to see a lot.”

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Paige Littrell, Columbus North senior basketball player

Littrell went 6 of 6 from the field, including 5 of 5 from 3-point range to lead the Bull Dogs with 17 points — all in the first quarter — in Saturday’s 80-45 win against Terre Haute South.

Her performance last week:

“I thought it was my breakout game for the year. I was pretty happy with how I played. I’m finally starting to hit some shots, unlike other games this year.”

Do you do anything special to prepare?

“I usually listen to music during the JV game. If it’s an away game, I always take a nap.”

Favorite drink:

“Water”

Favorite food:

“Pasta”

Favorite music group:

“Macklemore”

Favorite book:

“The Maze Runner”

Favorite class:

“Math”

Role model:

“My dad (Jody Littrell).”

Best advice:

“Be better than you were yesterday.”

Athletics goal:

“I want to play college basketball somewhere.”

If you could travel anywhere:

“Italy, because I’ve heard how pretty it is there.”