The Lady Cougars pretty much had their way in the first meeting between these teams back in January, but this game was a close one until the Lady Cougars put it away with a big fourth quarter.
After the first quarter ended with a 7-7 tie, the two teams went at each other in the second quarter. The Lady Tigers scored the first five points of the period, but the Lady Cougars got three-pointers from Swift and Breanna Fulkerson to go up by one, 13-12 at the 3:3 mark.
The lead changed hands six more times before the end of the half, which saw the Lady Cougars holding a slim, 22-19 advantage.
Breck scored the first seven points of the third quarter, including back-to-back threes by Brooke Kennedy and Amber Mingus, but the Lady Cougars came back to tie it once more, 26-26 at the 2:30 mark.
Jenna Thornhill hit a pair of free throws with 1:22 remaining and the Lady Tigers took that two-point lead into the fourth quarter.
Trailing 30-28 with 5:00 left to play, the Lady Cougars put the game away with a 12-1 run, that included three Swift treys, that put them up 41-31 with 1:48 left to play.
Mingus led the Lady Tigers with 10 points.
In addition to her 20 points, Swift led the Lady Cougars on the boards with six rebounds. Fulkerson joined Swift in double digits with 10 points. Katie Newton had seven points and four rebounds, while Lauren Crawford scored four points and led the team with four assists. Maddie Stewart had two points and Katie Beeler added one.