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Jacks win in quadruple overtime
The Oakwood Lumberjacks basketball team cut the sails off the West Carrollton Pirates 76-70 in a quadruple overtime thriller in the noise-packed Pit. At a tied score of 53-53 with 31.6 seconds left in regulation, Oakwood called time to setup the final play to win, but didn’t convert before time ended.
Oakwood was behind 55-58 with less than 10 seconds left in OT1 when AJ Lewis was fouled while attempting a 3-point shot. AJ converted two of his three free throws to make it 57-58. With 3.8 seconds left, Jake Mays was fouled in the act of shooting and made one of his free throws to end OT2 at 58-58. Baskets were traded to end OT3 at 63-63.
In the fourth OT, the spirit of Oakwood shined. Robby Sherk began with a lay-up,
Oakwood continued to maintain their poise by converting their foul shots to pull
The Pit was standing room only and loud chants were traded between West Carrollton and Oakwood fans.
Chris Hardy (Sr) scored on a quick strong move and was able to complete a 3-point play in the 4th OT.
January 29, 2008
Volume 17, No. 5
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