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Sweeney’s 3-pointer at the buzzer gives Green OT win over Fairview

Jim Walker
jim.walker@irontontribune.com

FRANKLIN FURNACE — By getting a 3, Kame Sweeney got a first and that got the Green Lady Bobcats a win.
Sweeney hit her first career 3-point goal with one second left and it gave Green a 46-43 win over the Fairview Lady Eagles in overtime on Wednesday.
Kasey Kimbler scored a game-high 20 points to lead the Lady Bobcats with Sweeney scoring 14.
The win makes Green 14-5 and avenges a 53-37 loss earlier this season.
Fairview (17-4) was led by Gracie Crisp and Jordan Rakes with 10 points each.
The game was tied at 11 to end the first quarter.
Kimbler hit a 3-pointer and scored 7 points for Green while Josey Nelson made two 3-pointers and scored all 8 of her points for Fairview.
Sweeney and Kimbler scored 4 points each and Kimberly Brown made a 3-pointer as Green took a 24-22 halftime lead.
Rachel Hanshaw scored 4 points and Crisp had a 3-pointer for the Lady Eagles.
Fairview outscored Green 10-4 in the third quarter to take a 32-28 lead. Rakes hit a 3-poitner and was 5-of-6 at the foul line.
But in the fourth quarter, Crisp had the lone Fairview field goal as Green rallied to tie the game as Sweeney scored 3 points and Brown added a basket.
In overtime, Kimbler scored 6 points, Sweeney had 5 points and Green was 3-of-4 at the line.
Crisp hit a 3-poitner and had 5 points for Fairview.
Fairview 11 11 10 2 9 = 43
Green 11 13 4 6 12 = 46
FAIRVIEW (17-4): Gracie Crisp 2 2 0-2 10, Rachel Hanshaw 3 1 0-0 9, Jordan Rakes 2 1 5-6 10, Josey Nelson 1 2 0-0 8, Jordan Meeks 2 0 0-0 4, Maddy Shaffer 0 0 0-0 0, Kiera Loving 0 0 2-2 2. Totals: 10 6 7-10 43. Fouls: 20. Fouled out: None.
GREEN (14-5): Anna Knapp 2 0 1-4 5, Kasey Kimbler 5 1 7-8 20, Kimberly Brown 1 1 0-2 5, Kame Sweeney 4 1 3-6 14, Charli Blevins 1 0 0-0 2, Kaylee Christian 0 0 0-0 0, Brelan Baldridge 0 0 0-0 0. Totals: 13 3 11-20 46. Fouls: 8. Fouled out: None.