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Tiger girls fall to Bulldogs in OT

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Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta came from behind to tie it up, but lost in overtime 55-51 at Milbank Tuesday.

"We found ourselves behind shortly after the start of the game and had to fight back the entire game," explained coach Dale Henrich. "We were able to get within three and with 25 seconds in regulation Katie Holzheimer hit a three to tie it.

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"We called a timeout, played good defense, and took it into overtime," added Henrich. "We could have easily given up at halftime, but showed a lot of heart."

The Bulldogs outscored the Tigers 4-0 in the extra time, with the Tigers going 0-for-5 from the field and 0-of-1 from the line.

Katie Holzheimer led the Tigers with 18 points, followed by MaKenzie Smith with 14.

Nicole Strobel grabbed eight boards to lead the Tigers.

Milbank 55

Morris/C-A 51

Morris/C-A 11 14 11 15 0 -- 51

Milbank 16 17 9 9 4 -- 55

MORRIS/CHOKIO-ALBERTA - 21-48 FG (2-6 3-pt); 7-13 FT; 26 rebounds; 18 fouls; Scoring: Holly Amundson 4, Cassey Hickman 2, MaKenzie Smith 14, Beth Holland 5, Courtney Gades 4, Katie Holzheimer 18, Nicole Strobel 4; 3-point shots: Holzheimer 2; Rebounds: Amundson 2, Hickman 1, Smith 5, Holland 2, Gades 3, Holzheimer 4, Strobel 8; Assists: Hickman 1, Smith 4, Holland 3, Gades 1, Brooke Wente 2, Holzheimer 3, Tracy Meichsner 2; Steals: Amundson 1, Smith 2, Holland 1, Holzheimer 1, Meichsner 2, Strobel 3

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