Sophomore Janell Sindab scored 18 points, Brittani McDonald added 16 and Serenity Hunt chipped in with 15 points to lead Mullins to the Class 2A girls basketball state championship with a 62-50 victory over Christ Church Saturday.
It’s the sixth overall state title for Mullins and first since 1999. Christ Church was the two-time defending Class A state champions.
Mullins (20-2) forced 38 turnovers that included 15 in the decisive first quarter. The Auctioneers had a 21-7 lead after one quarter and only trailed 1-0. They responded with an 11-0 run was never really threatened after that.
Sindab added five steals and five rebounds. Hunt had a game-high eight steals.
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Lawren Cook and Bailey Breazeale each scored 16 points to lead Christ Church (26-3). Freshman Marissa Powe added 12 in the losing effort. Cook also contributed 13 rebounds.
M: Janell Sinab 18, Brittani McDonald 16, Serenity Hunt 15, Nichols 6, Moore 4, Williams 3. CC: Lawren Cook 16, Bailey Breazeale 16, Marrissa Powe 12, Pieper 6.