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Kelsey Mitchell breaks single game scoring record in 77-70 win
December 2, 2013Princeton High School
The Princeton girls' basketball team picked up a big 77-70 road win against the Centerville Elks on Saturday, November 30 to improve to 2-0 on the season.
Senior guard, Kelsey Mitchell broke the single game scoring record with a 42 point performance, as Princeton got revenge from last season's 71-61 loss to Centerville in the Regional Semi-Finals. Mitchell scored 20 fourth quarter points to help close out the win for the Lady Vikes.
The game featured 14 lead changes and 11 times the score was even in the hard fought contest. Centerville's Bethany Krause knocked down 6 three pointers in the first half, and finished with 24 points in the game to keep the Elks in the game.
Princeton received a great effort from its post players, Carlie Pogue and Jasmyn Hardin. Pogue, who accumulated 13 double-doubles a year ago, recorded her first of the season. She finished with 18 points and 15 rebounds. Hardin also reached double digit rebounds, finishing with 11 in the game. Hardin chipped in with 6 points.
Senior guard, Chelsea Mitchell finished the night with 6 points and 2 assists. Jada Ballew and Corneisha Henderson added 3 and 2 points respectively.
The Lady Vikes shot 48 percent from the floor (24-50), and 50 percent from behind the arc (5-10). The defense forced 17 Centerville turnovers.
Princeton (2-0) will return to action on Wednesday, December 4 at Oak Hills. The game is scheduled to start at 7:30pm.