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City’s Tigers drop double-OT battle

Posted on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 5:40 am

Fayetteville High School’s Ty Reese pulls a defensive rebound in the Tigers’ match-up at home last week with Coffee County. Staff photo by Paul Henry

Fayetteville High School’s Tigers took two losses last week. Friday on the road, the Tigers went down to Loretto, 63-41. Tuesday, FHS dropped a double overtime battle at home with 3-A Coffee County, 60-56.

At home against the Red Raiders, the Tigers trailed 14-10 at the end of one. FHS won the second frame, 10-8, and trailed 22-20 at the intermission.

Fayetteville took the lead in the third, taking the period 13-8, and was up 33-30 headed to the fourth.

The final frame was back and forth. At the 4:41 mark, the Raiders regained the lead, 36-35. With 3:41 in regulation, the Tigers trailed 41-35, but the action was far from over.

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