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Free throws help ’Dawgs hold off ’Cats at Gallatin

Hardin-Central junior forward Julia Finley (No. 34) attempts a fourth-quarter free throw against Braymer. Shaner, who finished with 13 points, sank a free throw with 15.7 seconds left to help the Bulldogs edge the Bobcats 53-50 last Friday night for third place in the Gallatin Invitational Tournament. (Photo by Shawn Roney/For The Richmond News)

By Shawn Roney/For The Richmond News

Hardin-Central girls basketball coach Kenny Layman emphasizes to his players “that free throws can win or lose a game,” according to junior forward Julia Finley.

Friday night at Gallatin, they helped the Bulldogs win one.

With 34.9 seconds to play against Braymer and the score tied 50-50, sophomore guard Daylea Shaner made one of two foul shots. Finley followed that by making one of two free throws with 15.7 seconds remaining for the last of her 13 points.

The complete story is in the Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017 Richmond News.

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