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ONLINE UPDATE: Lady Mountaineers clobber Owen

BLACK MOUNTAIN – The Mitchell High School Lady Mountaineers rode double-digit scoring efforts from sophomores Marley Cloer and Paige Johnson Tuesday, Feb. 5, to a 61-35 road win over the Owen Warhorses.

Cloer tallied a team-high 17 points and was 4-of-6 from three-point range in the game. Johnson scored 15 points and made 3-of-4 three-point attempts.

The Lady Mountaineers built an 18-9 lead after the first quarter and outscored the Warhorses 13-7 in the second frame to take a 31-16 lead at halftime. The second half was more of the same as Mitchell continued the onslaught to cruise to the 25-point win.

The Lady Mountaineers (13-9, 4-5) close the regular season Friday, Feb. 8, against Polk in Ledger.

MITCHELL 18 13 12 17 – 60: J. Pittman 4, Cloer 17, McMahan 9, Woody 2, Johnson 15, Biddix 5, Jenkins 6, Huskins 2

OWEN 9 7 11 8 – 35: Karber 1, Gardner 25, Fortson 2, Watson 5, King 2

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