Morgantown has won its second Class Triple-A girls basketball championship in three years with a 59-to-55 upset of top-seeded Huntington tonight at the Charleston Civic Center.
For Morgantown, Stephanie Michael scored 15 of her 27 points in
the final four minutes to preserve the win. Cynthia Fullard had 12
points and Tiaa Ferrebee scored ten.
Huntington shot 72 percent from the floor in the second half but
was outscored 14-to-6 from the free-throw line after halftime and
committed 24 turnovers in being held to its second-lowest point
total of the season.
Michael's fifth three-pointer of the game with 3:36 left broke a
44-all tie and Morgantown led for good.
The Mohigans extended the lead to five, but Huntington's Whitney
Bays made four free throws 12 seconds apart to cut it to 55-to-53
with 23 seconds remaining. Michael made seven free throws in the
final minute to seal the win.
Whitney Bays scored 25 to lead Huntington.