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Lady Raiders dispatch Mitchell in overtime


John Verser / Publisher of the Sun-Telegraph

Sidney's Annalise Lecher, left, drives to the basket against a Mitchell defender in Tuesday's game.

Kelsey Knight's offensive output in overtime proved to be the difference in Sidney's 47-45 win over visiting Mitchell on Tuesday.

The Sidney junior scored five of the team's six points in the extra frame, and led the team offensively with 13 points on the night.

Knight opened the overtime period scoring with a three-pointer just over a minute in that put Sidney up 44-41. She added a layup almost two minutes later to extend that lead to 46-41.

Mitchell cut into that advantage with a Keyana Wilfred free throw, before Kenzey Kanno's trey made it a 46-45 game with 25 seconds left in overtime....

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