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Field goals: 21 -62 (33.9%) Free-throws: 22 -32 (68.8%)
Mountain View totals
Field goals: 16 -45 (35.6%) Free-throws: 19 -27 (70.4%)
The Bruins gave the Red Devils everything they could handle until Springville somehow tied it up and took it into overtime, where Lexi Eaton took complete control. Eaton finished with 10-11 Red Devil overtime points and 36 points in the game as the Red Devils finally eeked out revenge against the Bruins for knocking them out of the championship game last year and taking the 4A title.
Both teams got off to hot starts defensively, holding each other to only two points apiece through the first 4.5 minutes. Then once the jitters subsided, the two teams started working on the offensive end as well.
Lexi Eaton came to life at the end of the first quarter with her first bucket, but the BYU-bound junior really got things going early in the second with six straight points for the Red Devils, giving them a 17-11 advantage with 4:15 left in the half.
Mountain View continues to maintain contact with Springville as they are down 22-14 with 1.5 minutes remaining in the second.
Lindsay Ezola tightened things up even more for the Bruins with a nice jumper to make it 22-16 Springville with 1 minute to go.
The quarter ended when Springville hit 1-2 from the line and Mountain View missed a trey at the buzzer giving the Red Devils a 23-16 advantage going into the half.
Mika Pinner picked up four quick points for Mountain View early in the third to make things a little closer and bring the Bruins to within 26-22 with 5:37 to go.
Lindsay Ezola and Shyanne Halalilo along with some stifling defense has the Red Devils on the ropes late in the third as the Bruins took a 35-31 lead with just less than a minute to go.
The Red Devils retook the 36-35 lead with less than 20 seconds remaining as Jessica Jensen sunk two from the stripe. Mountain View then missed a three at the buzzer that would have given them the lead.
This one's turning into a barnburner as the Bruins are maintaining a slim lead, but the Red Devils aren't allowing them to get out of sight. Lindsay Ezola, who has scored 15 for the Bruins and is leading the team, recorded her fourth foul and is now on the bench with 4:47 remaining in the game.
The two teams have been going back and fourth through the final 2 minutes of action. Lindsay Ezola fouled out with 55 seconds remaining. But Mika Pinner hit a shot to give the Bruins a 51-50 lead with 41 seconds left in the game.
Shanna Halalilo hit two freebies to give the Bruins a 53-50 lead but Lexi Eaton got two back with a rebound putback with 22 seconds left to make it 53-52.
Shanna Halalilo nailed one of two threes with less than 20 seconds remaining to give the Bruins a 54-52 lead, but Lexi Eaton layed it in to tie things up and the Bruins missed two shots just before the buzzer to send it in to overtime.
Lexi Eaton took over early in the overtime scoring 5 straight points after Mac Nielson sunk a free throw. The Red Devils went out to a 60-54 lead making the Bruins call a time out with 2:35 left in overtime.
Eaton continues to dominate the overtime, giving her Red Devils a 64-54 lead with nine of the 10 overtime points.
Eaton turned things up a notch in the overtime, scoring 10 of her team's 11 points in the extra session. Meanwhile the entire Springville team went into another gear defensively and held Mountain View without a single score in the overtime.
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