HAMMONDSPORT–The Hammondsport varsity girls basketball team beat Bolivar-Richburg, Saturday, February 27. In a tough game that went into double overtime Hammondsport was able to get the win 48-38.
Hammondsport started out the night strong leading at the end of the first quarter but Bolivar battled back to end the first half ahead by four. Bolivar continued to lead through the third quarter and most of the fourth. Late in the fourth quarter with 35 seconds left in the game Bolivar made a two point shot that put them up 33-30. The Lady Lakers refused to lose and on a rebound Brooke Gordon passed the ball to team co-captain Taylor Wade who drained a three point shot to tie the game with 11 seconds to go. Although the two teams finished the fourth quarter tied, the three pointer by Wade energized the Lakers for overtime.
In the first overtime both teams played equally and finished 38-38. The second overtime was much different though, with Hammondsport scoring 10 points and preventing Bolivar from ever scoring.