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Ashley MalmquistAshley Malmquist

Buccaneers pull away from Pioneers

(Glendive, MT)- The Miles Community College Pioneers fell on the road to the Dawson Community College Buccaneers, 80-67 in rival showdown on Wednesday evening. The loss dropped the Lady Pioneers to 11-10 overall and 2-5 in Region IX play.

In the second half, Dawson padded their 6 point halftime lead to 16 points, mostly by forcing 25 Pioneer turnovers, ultimately leading to 27 transition points.

Offensively, MCC was led by sophomore Tess Blaquiere who poured in 19 points and grabbed 8 rebounds. Freshman post player Jaycin Tini added 16 points in the loss.

Miles CC begins the second half of their conference regular season schedule when they travel to Riverton, WY on Saturday, January 25 to play Central Wyoming. MCC won the first match up with Central on November, 21 winning 85-79. Game time is set for 3:00 pm.

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