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Monticello girls tip Black Hawk in OT
Monticellos Courtney Leuzinger pulls up for a jump shot in the first half of their game against Black Hawk Monday evening. Leuzinger scored 11 points, and the Ponies defeated Black Hawk 51-50 in overtime. (Times photo: Anthony Wahl)
With the Monticello girls basketball team trailing Black Hawk by two points with six seconds to go in the fourth quarter, junior Marissa Berg decided to improvise. Monticello sophomore Paige Dilley pushed the ball up the court and made a pinpoint pass to a cutting Berg who scored down low right before the buzzer, to tie the game and propel the Ponies to a thrilling 51-50 overtime win over Black Hawk Monday night.