Lakers pull out OT win over Jackson Center

Indian Lake’s girls basketball team rallied in the fourth quarter to force overtime and then prevailed in the extra session against visiting Jackson Center on Monday in non-league action.

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Indian Lake’s Bethany Golliday is fouled by a Jackson Center defender on her way to the basket during Monday’s game at ILHS. (EXAMINER PHOTO | AARON LABATT)


The Lakers battled back in the final period to tie the game 29-29. They held off the Tigers in the overtime period 5-2 to come away with a 34-31 overtime victory.

The win boosts the Lakers to 7-2 overall, while the Tigers drop their fourth straight to fall to 1-6.

“Our defense put the clamps down in the second half and overtime,” said IL head coach Nathaniel Tennant. “That was huge because we were not hitting from the outside tonight.”

 

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