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Familiarity for Needham, Newton South on court

NEWTON — Kayla Burton  is one of the best point guards in the state, a fact not lost on the basketball players from Needham High.

Though the Rockets had not played Newton South since Burton’s freshman year, they already were quite familiar with the 5-foot-7 senior, who possesses a devastating crossover dribble and silky jump shot.

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