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Buie lifts Shelby County past Talladega

Published 12:25pm Friday, February 8, 2013

FROM STAFF REPORTS

Shelby County’s Jasmyn Buie came through for the Lady Wildcats in the last second to give them a 58-57 double overtime victory in the Class 5A, Area 8 tournament at Sylacauga High School.

With Shelby County trailing 57-55 in the second overtime, Buie worked hard on the offensive boards and was fouled under the basket on a shot that tied the game 57-57 as time expired. Buie converted from the free throw line to give the Lady Wildcats the 58-57 win.

Shelby County trailed late in regulation, but Hallie Brown hit a 3-pointer to send the game into overtime.

Brown led all scorers with 20 points. Buie finished the game with 15 points while Jaselyn Harrison scored 11 points.

The Lady Wildcats will take on Sylacauga in the area championship final on Feb. 9 at 3 p.m.

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