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Gibson County Girls Claim 2-A Title

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) - Heather Griffin scored 20 points and

pulled down 12 rebounds to help Gibson County to a 54-34 victory

over Livingston Academy in the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic

Association Class AA girls championship on Saturday.

The Lady Pioneers became the first Class AA team to win a

championship with a perfect record (35-0) since Greene County won

the title in 1992.

Livingston Academy pulled within 37-34 on an Alissa Sells free

throw with 3:14 remaining, but wouldn't score again.

Gibson County (25-13) outscored Livingston Academy 17-0 over the

last 3:14. Griffin, the tournament MVP, and Heather Butler combined

for 11 points in the decisive run. Butler and Aubrey Reedy finished

with 12 points each.

Mackenzie Sells scored 12 points and pulled down 11 rebounds to

lead Livingston Academy.

Gibson County converted 26 Livingston Academy turnovers into 24

points. The Lady Pioneers held Livingston Academy to 30 percent

shooting from the field (13-of-44), while hitting 40 percent of

their shots from the field (17-of-43).

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