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BOURBON â€” Close basketball games are often decided at the free throw line.
The Lady Trojans committed 17 second-half fouls to put Plymouth in the double bonus less than 2 minutes into the fourth quarter. Three Triton starters eventually fouled out, and the Pilgrims went on to capitalize at a 12-for-17 free throw rate in the final 6 minutes to rally past Triton for a 52-47 victory at The Trojan Trench Thursday.
â€śThey just kept putting us at the line, which I think helped,â€ť said Plymouth head girls basketball coach Dave Cox. â€śAnyway... I think the free throws got us over. But give our kids credit, they could have folded. But youâ€™ve got to give Triton a lot of credit.â€ť
â€śPlymouth did a good job executing what they needed to do, getting to the line. Plymouthâ€™s going to make free throws, and they did,â€ť said Triton head coach Adam Heckaman.