Posted On: 03/2/20 9:11 PM

The Millennium Tigers put on a phenomenal performance on Monday, March 2nd in the 2020 5A state championship game to claim it's second consecutive state title. The Tigers won in dominating fashion over the Sunrise Mountain Mustangs, defeating them 59-30.

To start the game off, Sunrise Mountain was able to keep pace with Millennium's fast and upbeat tempo of play. Despite having eight turnovers in the first quarter of the game, they still were able to keep things close, with the score being 15-12 in favor of Millennium.

However, Millennium was able to find it's true rhythm in the second quarter, which is when they started to really extend the lead. Not only were the shots really starting to fall for the Tigers, they also cleaned up their play and had only two turnovers in the second quarter compared to the Mustangs seven turnovers.

Millennium senior Alexandra Zelaya and sophomore Trayanna Crisp really came alive in the second quarter, combining for 16 of the team's 25 points. Junior Amoret Maxwell, a bench player, also started to make her presence known on the court in the second quarter. Going into the half, Millennium had pulled ahead to a 40-18 lead.

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