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Titan Girls Knock Down 10 Three-Pointers In Win Over Somerset

The Harrodsburg Herald/Wesley Bird
Senior Timberlynn Yeast hit two three-pointers and finished with a game-high 18 points in the Titan girls’ wind over Somerset on Monday, June 13.

Wesley Bird
Herald Staff

The Mercer County Titans girls basketball team had their second night of summer basketball with a 57-30 win over the Somerset Briar Jumpers Monday, June 13.

The Titans were led by Timberlynn Yeast and her 18 points. Mercer hit 10 3-pointers with four players hitting multiple shots from behind the ark.

Timberlynn Yeast got the scoring started with a 3-pointer with an assist from Anna Kate Drakeford, 3-0. Sara Dunn hit two outside shots in back-to-back possessions to give the Titans a seven point lead, 9-2. Timberlynn Yeast attacked inside and found Lindsay Jessie alone for the easy basket after a Somerset 3-pointer, 11-5.

The Titans went on a streak of outside shots with Teigh Yeast, Timberlynn Yeast, and Hope Lanham all knocking down 3-pointers, 22-10. Somerset hit two of their own triples, but a steal from Teigh Yeast resulted in a Drakeford layup at the other end, 25-13.

Timberlynn Yeast hit a bank shot from the elbow and found Jersey McGinnis under the basket for a quick four points for Mercer, 29-16. Lanham and Teigh Yeast hit two more 3-pointers and Jessie scored two points from free throws to end the half up, 37-20.

The Titans’ next summer ball home matchups are against Nelson County at 5 p.m. and Bullitt East at 8 p.m. on Monday, June 20.

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