• Lady Mountaineers junior varsity player Meredith Dellinger brings the ball down the court during a 56-38 win over Mountain Heritage. Dellinger scored 7 points in the win. (Photo by Tessa Taylor)
    Lady Mountaineers junior varsity player Meredith Dellinger brings the ball down the court during a 56-38 win over Mountain Heritage. Dellinger scored 7 points in the win. (Photo by Tessa Taylor)

JV GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Lady Mountaineers sit at 13-3

Mitchell News-Journal

The Mitchell High School junior varsity Lady Mountaineers earned two convincing wins this past week over Western Highlands Conference foes Mountain Heritage and Madison. 

The Lady Mountaineers (13-3) defeated the Lady Patriots 58-32 Friday, Jan. 25, and were led in scoring by Cassity Cook’s 26 points. Annili Silver and Elizabeth Bonaminio each added 9 in the win. Carissa Blevins (4), Meredith Dellinger (3), Zayda Carver (3), Chloe Carter (2) and Peighton Robison (2) rounded out the scoring for Mitchell.

Cook was again the leading scorer Tuesday, Jan. 22, when she scored 16 in a 56-38 win over the Lady Cougars of Mountain Heritage in Ledger. Carter also scored in double figures, adding 13 points in the win. Dellinger and Silver each scored 7 points, Bonaminio scored 6 and Savannah Banks 1 against Heritage.

The Lady Mountaineers JV team hosts Polk County Wednesday, Jan. 30, and Avery Friday, Feb. 1, to finish the regular season.

The MItchell News

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