Meadow Heights girls lose on late shot in tourney

Friday, January 2, 2009

The Meadow Heights girls basketball team suffered a heart-breaking loss in Tuesday's third-place game of the North County tournament.

Host North County hit a 3-point basket from about 25 feet with three seconds left to beat the Panthers 67-66.

Meadow Heights (5-3) was outscored 25-15 in the fourth quarter.

Heather Dietiker and Whitney Welker both scored 17 points for the Panthers. Hattie Cook added 14.

North County 67, Meadow Heights 66

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MEADOW HEIGHTS (66) — Hattie Cook 14, Ashley Doublin 4, Gina Cureton 3, Heather Dietiker 17, Whitney Welker 17, Brooke Sander 6, Chelsey Kight 5. FG 23, FT 14-20, F 19. (3-pointers: Cook 2, Doublin 1, Cureton 1, Dietiker 2. Fouled out: Kight)

NORTH COUNTY (67) — Huff 14, O'Connell 4, Bess 2, Hovis 24, Collins 20, Bullock 3. FG 23, FT 16-21, F 17. (3-pointers: Huff 2, Hovis 3. Fouled out: none)

— From staff reports

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