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Lady Huskies show grit and determination against CV but fall by 4.

They went down fighting.

Playing in front of the home crowd the MIfflin County girls basketball hit a little bump in the road Friday as it went down to the wire but fell to Cumberland Valley 38-34 in Mid-Penn Action.

Marissa Gingrich was the Lady Huskies leading scorer with a 13-point effort. In the process, Gingrich posted three triples.

Teammate Brianna Bodtorf also tallied a double-digit performance with an 11-point performance as the two were the spark plugs for the MIfflin County offense on the night.

CV’s Julie Jekot was the team’s leading scorer, posting 12 while teammate Hannah Suave added 10 en route to the victory.

Things started out a little rusty for MC as they found themselves outscored early 13-3.

But the Huskies took back the momentum in the second as they were able to outscore the Lady Eagles 9-8.

When the two went into the half, Cumberland Valley led MIfflin County 21-11.

MIfflin County broke out of the intermission with a hot hand hand as it was able to land a 15-point scoring effort led by Bodtorf’s seven and Gingrich’s five.

The Lady Huskies’ defense held the Eagles to 12, cutting the lead to just a 33-26 contest.

MIfflin County kept chipping away at the Eagles lead trying to get one last shot to overcome Cumberland Valley.

However, the Lady Huskies came up a little short, falling 38-34.

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