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Katie Holzheimer takes aim at the free-throw line where she was 3-for-3 to give the Tigers the lead.

Tigers defeat Paynesville 55-54, advance to Saturday's semi-final game

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Katie Holzheimer's trio of free throws in the final seconds gave Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta a 55-54 advantage Thursday, as the Tigers defeat Paynesville Area to advance in the Sub-Section 6AA girls' basketball tournament.


After jumping out to a 9-0 start, the the fourth seeded Tigers led by five at halftime. The Bulldogs, the No. 5 seed, rallied in the second half to take the lead, but Holzheimer's 3-for-3 performance at the line saved the Tigers to play another day.

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