By Jim Phelps
After having its Southern Nebraska Conference Basketball Tournament postponed for three days due to last week's winter storm Tri County's Lady Trojans took to the court last Thursday evening outlasting Cross County, 50-46 in overtime in first-round tournament play held on the Lady Trojans' home floor.
With the game tied at 42-all after regulation, Tri County outscored Cross County, 8-4 in overtime to move its record to 8-9 on the season.
The Lady Trojans trailed, 10-9 after one quarter, and bounced back in the second quarter to grab a 20-16 lead at half.
Strong offensive rebounding kept the Lady Cougars in the game, outscoring Tri County, 26-22 in the second half.