Cammuse shines for Western Hills

By MIKE MARSEE Special to The State Journal Published:

DANVILLE - At one point, Tiffany Cammuse must have thought her mistake would send the Western Hills girls packing. Instead, she helped send her team farther than it has ever gone before.

Cammuse stopped two of four shots in a shootout to give Western Hills a 2-1 victory over Boyle County and its first berth in the regional finals.

The Lady Wolverines withstood a barrage of shots by host Boyle through 30 minutes of overtime, then prevailed 4-2 in the shootout to win their 14th Region Tournament semifinal.

"We've never made it past the first game of the region," Cammuse said. "It's really awesome."

Western Hills will return to Boyle to play Woodford County in the title game at 7 p.m. Thursday. Woodford whipped Mercer County 9-2 in Tuesday's second semifinal and defeated Western Hills 6-0 in last week's 27th District Tournament final.

"This is the farthest we've ever gone," Western Hills coach Keith Jackson said. "It's a good step for our program."

The Lady Wolverines earned their rematch with Woodford by avenging a 3-1 loss at Boyle on Sept. 11.

"I just think we were more determined this time," Jackson said.

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