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Saturday, February 11, 2017

UConn signee Coombs goes after regional title tonight

The impressive senior season for UConn signee Mikayla Coombs continued last night as Coombs had a double-double in the Wesleyan School's 84-45 win over Landmark Christian in the semifinals of the Georgia 5-A regional tournament.

Coombs had 18 points, 10 rebounds, 5 assists, 4 steals and 1 blocked shots as Wesleyan moves into tonight's title game against Holy Innocents' Episcopal School, a team responsible for two of Wesleyan's four losses this season. In the last two seasons Wesleyan has lost nine games and five of those losses have come against Holy Innocents' including wins in the 2016 regional and state championship games. Holy Innocents' returns four seniors from that team including LSU signee Khayla Pointer who had 33 points in the 66-64 overtime win in the state championship game.

Coombs went into the regional tournament averaging 16.5 points, 7.2 rebounds, 4.6 assists and 4 steals per game, is averaging 15 points, 6 assists and 5 steals in the two postseason victories. Despite being limited to one game in her sophomore season, Coombs ranks in the top 10 in Wesleyan's program history in scoring, rebounding, steals and blocked shots.

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