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POTTERS GET PAST DOUBLE OVERTIME THRILLER

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STEUBENVILLE OH- East Liverpool needed every ounce of energy to top Carrollton in double overtime 53-51.

Nick Woodward player the hero as he put back a missed free throw at the buzzer to end the game. Woodward has missed a shot earlier in the game at the buzzer that would have ended, he made sure his second chance was true. The Potters has to play both overtime’s without their leading scorer Tresean Jackson. He hit a three late in the fourth to give East Liverpool their first lead of the second half 43-42. Jackson fouled out before the end of regulation. The Potters navigated adversity, and earned a trip to the district championship game on Saturday.

Tresean Jackson led the Potters with 17 points. Timmy Neal had a strong night gathering up 14. Jimmy Birong also got in to double figures with 12.

East Liverpool will play second seeded New Philadelphia on Saturday at 7:00.

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