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Lady Tigers squeak past heated rival

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Monica Lewis knocks down a critical free throw in the fourth quarter. Photo by Quinn DonoghueLadonije Lewis goes up strong for a shot attempt and draws a foul. Photo by Quinn Donoghue

​It was an absolute roller coaster of a game.​The Smithville Lady Tigers’ Dec. 13 home game against the Caldwell Hornets featured huge momentum swings and a nail-biting finish. Ultimately, the Lady Tigers prevailed 59-54 in overtime, marking their first district win while improving their overall record to 9-9.​For Smithville, the victory avenged their 46-33 loss to Caldwell less than two weeks prior. The Lady Tigers have now won five of their last seven games, and head coach Rachel Altman is satisfied with the trajectory of her team.​“It feels great because we spent a lot of time working on the things ...

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