Basketball (W)

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Pioneers race past Lady Buccaneers

(Glendive, MT) Miles Community College forced 30 Dawson Community College turnovers and converted on 26-of-33 free throws for an impressive 37 point victory over their rivals to the east, 89-52. 

MCC out-rebounded their counterparts 54-47 and finished with 18 steals on their way to improving their record to 15-7 overall and 5-1 in the Region IX North. 

Shelby Weeks led the charge with 21 points on 8-of-12 shooting including 4-of-6 from the free throw line. She added 3 rebounds and 4 steals. 

Fellow Sophomore Petra Lumpert finished with 20 points on 6-of-8 shooting from the field and 8-of-10 shooting from the charity stripe. She collected 6 rebounds and snagged 5 steals. 

Theresa Mac-Dangosu went a perfect 5-of-5 from the line, on her way to 16 points and grabbing 7 rebounds. Freshman Mikaya Givens finished with her first career double-double as she grabbed a game high 12 rebounds and poured in 11 points. 10 of her 12 rebounds were on the offensive side. 

Miles CC hits the road for their next two Region IX match-ups on Friday, January 30th and Saturday, January 31st.

Friday's 5:30 pm game at Central Wyoming will be broadcast live at http://www.mywyoming.org/local/2qpk5crxqw

Saturday's contest in Powell at 6:00 pm can be seen live at http://www.ihigh.com/northwest/





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