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Viola upends Lady Pirates

Thursday, January 15, 2009

After losing their first two meetings of the season with the Calico Rock Lady Pirates, Viola managed to turn the tables and win round number three Jan. 6 at the Longhorn Corral.

With the clock winding toward double zeros in overtime, Taylor Griggs dropped in a shot that found the bottom of the net, giving the Lady Longhorns a 45-44 1A-2 North victory. Griggs paced Viola with 16 points.

The Lady Longhorns got off to a fast start in this one, pulling ahead 23-9.

But Calico Rock kept chipping away and when the half rolled around, the Lady Pirates had cut the gap to 28-16.

Viola held a 31-28 lead after three, but Calico Rock finally caught up with the home team in the final frame to lock the game at 36-all after regulation.

Chasidy Hutson tallied 13 points for the Lady Horns, while Elisabeth Collins added 11.

In boys' action, Viola edged past Calico Rock 39-37 later in the evening.

The Pirates led most of the contest, but the Longhorns outscored Calico Rock 7-4 in the final period to emerge with a two-point victory.

Marlin Coggins paced Viola with 10 points.

Brayden McCurley tossed in a game-high 12 points for Calico Rock, with Jake Pool adding 10.

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