Morgantown girls use fast start to beat George Washington 49-42

BECKLEY — The Morgantown High girls’ basketball team got help from a fast start in order to defeat George Washington 49-42 on Saturday in the Big Atlantic Classic.

The Mohigans started hot against George Washington, leading by a score of 17-7 after the first quarter and 30-20 at halftime. They were outscored in the second half, but held on to win.

Morgantown (10-8) was led by Lexi Hughes, who scored 15 points. Sydni Clawges and Kaitlyn Ammons each scored 10.

The Mohigans will play again at 6 p.m. on Monday at Linsly.

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