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Cottonwood prevails In double overtime

SHAWNEE — The Cottonwood Panthers ( pictured in blue uniforms) beat the Rocky Mountain Lady Rockets (in white uniforms) Saturday night in a thrilling double overtime game in the Organization of Rural Elementary Schools / American Fidelity State Basketball Tournament.

The game was tied up at 18 at the end of the first overtime. But Cottonwood sunk a couple of crucial baskets as time was running down in the second overtime to knock off Rocky Mountain.

Both teams played hard and the fans from Cottonwood and Rocky Mountain cheered their players on. Although the game went into overtime, no one gave up and both teams showed great sportsmanship.

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