Gina Dick's jumper at the buzzer gave the CCHS Lady Jets an 62-60 overtime win over the Stone Memorial High School freshmen Monday night at SMHS.
The Lady Jets led 15-10 late in the first quarter, before the Lady Panthers reeled off five points to knot the score at 15-15 by quarter's end.
CCHS was five of 11 from the floor with three turnovers, while SMHS was six of 13 from the field. Free throws were crucial, as CCHS was four of five, and SMHS zero for two.
Dick had eight first-quarter points for the Lady Jets, while Megan Hayes had six for the Lady Panthers.
SMHS opened the second quarter with a 6-2 run for a 21-17 advantage; however, the Lady Jets took a 24-23 advantage. After that, there were four lead changes and one tie, with the Lady Jets taking a 32-30 lead at the break on a three-point play by Balie Houston.
Faith Van Ruden had 10 points in the second quarter for the Lady Panthers.
CCHS' largest lead in the third quarter was five points (46-41) on a putback basket by Houston, but SMHS finished the quarter with a 5-0 run to make the score 46-45.
Van Ruden had 10 points in the third period for SMHS, who was five of 11 from the field with two turnovers.
Bailey Richardson's layup gave the Lady Jets a 50-45 advantage early in the fourth quarter, but SMHS converted seven of 10 free throws to take a 54-52 lead with under a minute left in regulation.
Dick converted a layup with 6.3 seconds left to tie the game a 54-54, but the Lady Panthers missed a game-winning shot at the buzzer.
A trey by Abby Griffin gave SMHS a 60-58 lead, but another Dick layup tied the game at 60-60. Kerrie Deck missed two go ahead free throws with 6.8 seconds left.
After a time out, CCHS worked the ball up the court, with Dick hitting a shot as the buzzer sounded for the 62-60 victory.
Dick led the Lady Jets with 30 points, followed by Richardson (6), Kassidy Sommer (4), Victoria Lee (2), Bailey Woods (2), Houston (14) and VanWinkle (2).
Leading scorers for SMHS were Tiffany Cokkinias (7), Van Ruden (27), Griffin (13), Megan Hayes (7), Deck (3) and Emily Huckeby (3). Playing, but not scoring, was Elaine Music.