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Richardson beats buzzer against Hillcrest

Friday, November 25, 2005

While she scorched the nets for 33 points on the night, none were any more important than the last two that went through the bucket.

Brittany Richardson hit the game-winning shot as the buzzer sounded Nov. 15, helping the Izard County Consolidated Lady Cougars to a 67-65 non-conference win over the Hillcrest Screamin' Lady Eagles in overtime.

Richardson, in addition to her game-high 33 points, also grabbed 14 rebounds and posted five steals in the contest that was locked at 57-all after regulation.

Sammi Fowler had a large game for ICC with 24 points and eight rebounds, while Brittany Bailey helped control traffic under the hoop by snaring 10 boards.

Using a 17-4 run in the third period, the Cougars knocked off Hillcrest 56-40 later in the evening.

Kyle McCandlis led the way for ICC with 14 points, while James Morgan was close behind with 13. Scott Small had seven points and nine boards, while Joey Stefka finished with seven points. Steven Walker added five points for the Cougars.



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