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Lauren Burleson dribbles around a screen set by teammate Bre Heaton in Avery’s conference
showdown at Mitchell. Photo by Jamie Shell



Originally published: 2013-02-22 11:23:03
Last modified: 2013-02-22 11:23:03

Lady Vikings varsity basketball falls in double OT in regular-season finale

Jamie Shell / (sports@averyjournal.com)

Through most of regulation in its game last week at Mitchell, the Lady Vikings varsity girls basketball team appeared to have firm control and was on its way to the outright Western Highlands Conference regular-season championship.

Despite trailing Avery by 10 points in the fourth quarter, an undermanned Lady Mountaineers team clawed back into the game on its Senior Night, forcing not one but two overtime sessions. Mitchell made key shots in the game’s waning minutes to come away with a 67-62 victory.

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