A nook of opportunity was all that was needed and Mt. Vernon nabbed it to nudge past Danville 36-34 in an Ohio girls basketball matchup.
There was no room for doubt as the Yellow Jackets added to their advantage with a 7-5 margin in the closing period.
The Yellow Jackets' edge showed as they carried a 31-27 lead into the fourth quarter.
Mt. Vernon's offense jumped to a 22-18 lead over Danville at halftime.
The first quarter gave the Yellow Jackets a 9-8 lead over the Blue Devils.
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