Basketball (W)

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Miles CC trumps Williston State

(Miles City, MT) Behind 23 points from freshman forward Jaycin Tini, the Miles Community College Pioneers avenged two earlier season losses to the Lady Tetons of Williston State College on Tuesday night, 65-56.

Playing their first game in the friendly confines of Kailey gymnasium since November 23, the Lady Pioneers snagged the non-conference victory after falling to WSC earlier in the season by scores of 79-32 and 72-59.

After shooting only 26% from the field in the first half, Miles CC found the shooting touch in the second half improving to 43%, including five 3-pt. buckets. The Pioneers took advantage of 19 Teton turnovers.

Petra Lumpert added 13 points, including 9 points from long range distance. Ashley Malmquist chipped in 11 points and Shelby Weeks poured in 10 points for the Pioneers who improved their overall record to 10-7.

Next up for MCC is a home conference showdown with Western Wyoming on Friday, January 10th. Tip-off is slated for 5:30 pm.

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