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Highlassies Beat Jacksonville In Overtime

(November 5, 2012) -- The McLennan Highlassies defeated the Jacksonville Lady Jaguars 69-60 in overtime tonight in Jacksonville.

Both teams started slow. Jacksonville built a six-point lead with just under nine minutes to play in the first half. MCC cut the lead to two but the Lady Jaguars pulled away, extending the lead to 13 with 1:08 to go. The Highlassies' Shanice Davis scored five points in the final 40 seconds of the half to cut the lead to eight at the break, 30-22.

MCC opened the second half on a 4-0 run. The Highlassies took their first lead of the game at 42-41 with 9:21 remaining in the game. The game was tight the rest of the way. Dominique Taylor's free throw with 19.71 seconds to play gave MCC a three-point lead but Breanna Burford drained a 3-pointer at the buzzer to send the game to overtime.

The Highlassies outscored the Lady Jaguars 14-5 in the extra period to steal the win.

Freshman Shanice Davis led the Highlassies with 23 points.


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