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West Mifflin Area High School vs Yough Cougars
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1 10   4
2 13   2
3 11   6
4 10   4

Earlier this year, the Lady Titans defeated the Cougars 59-11. They completed the season sweep today win a win.

This win moves the Titans to 7-2 in the conference. The beginning of the game was sloppy for the Titans. Shots would not fall that fell all year long. Nothing would go their way.

After the first three minutes the score was only 5-2 for the Lady Titans. Laney Gerdich had the 2 points for Yough. Genes had a three and Sample had a basket as well. Finally in the final 47 seconds of the first quarter, Yuhas hit a three and Mackulin scored as well. 10-4 as Gerdich got her second basket with about 2:30 left.

The second quarter was the key to success today the West Mifflin. Last year, the second quarter was a big part of a large majority of their losses. They were outscored by over 100 in the second quarter in 2019-20. Tonight was different as they won the second by a score of 13-2. Genes had 6, Sampled had 2, Mackulin had 1, F. Carr had 2 and Battles had 2. Making the halftime score 23-6.

The second half was all West Mifflin. Genes would score 10, Mackulin with 6, F. Carr with 3 and Battles with 2.

The Lady Titans will now play Thomas Jefferson on Saturday at 1:30 in a non-conference matchup. Tuesday they will return home to host West Greene in a non-conference matchup and it will be senior recognition night.

FINAL STATS:
WM: Shelby Genes 19 points (5 three pointers), 6 Rebounds, 3 blocks 4 steals and 2 assists.
Emma Mackulin had 9 points, 5 steals and a rebound
Falyn Carr had 5 points, 5 rebounds a steal and an assist
Bri Battles had 4 points, 3 rebounds, 2 steals and an assist
Aubree Sample had 4 points, 4 rebounds, a steal and 3 assists
Lauren Yuhas had 3 points, 2 rebounds 2 steals and 4 assists
Shannon Conley had 2 blocks and a steal.
Emily Beck had 4 rebounds
Emily Buchleitner had 3 rebounds and a steal

YOUGH:
Laney Gerdich had 13 points