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Yancey beats buzzer, lifts ICC

Thursday, December 16, 2004

The Izard County Consolidated Cougars sent Norfork packing from the Cougars' Den in Brockwell with a 54-53 loss Dec. 7 thanks to some last-second heorics from Chelsie Yancey.

Yancey nailed a trey at the buzzer to give the Lady Cougs (10-4, 5-2) a tight one-point win in 2AA-North play over the Lady Panthers.

ICC held serve 41-33 heading into the final frame when Norfork rallied for the lead.

The Lady Panthers outscored the Lady Cougs 20-10 in the fourth, grabbing a 53-51 lead before Yancey busted the game-winner from long distance.

Brittney Richardson paced ICC with a game-high 22 points and collected seven rebounds, while Sammi Fowler added 11 points and nine boards. Lauren Cunningham tallied 10 rebounds on the evening.

Norfork's Jason Haught tossed in a game-high 22 points to help the Panthers to a 57-45 win over the homestanding Cougars later in the evening.

Jesse Dockins led ICC (11-3, 5-2) with 17, and Jason Sherrell added 14 for the Cougars.

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