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