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By Stephen McKay
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Peetz upends homestanding Potter-Dix


Stephen McKay - Sidney Sun Telegraph

Potter-Dix's Savannah Shaw, left, attempts to knock the ball away from a Peetz player on a fast break in last Tuesday's game, while Alexus Rozelle, right, also defends. The Lady Coyotes fell to Peetz, 41-40.

POTTER – When Jodi Schumacher of Peetz High School nailed a 3-pointer late in the final quarter last Tuesday night, a big smile suddenly overwhelmed her face.

Though Schumacher didn't have her best night shooting, she hit the two most significant shots of the game as the Lady Bulldogs turned back the Potter-Dix Lady Coyotes 41-40 in a cross-state thriller. The Coyotes lost for only the fourth time this season (14-4) while the Bulldogs evened their mark at 8-8.

When Schumacher's fourth-quarter trey dropped, she gave her team 38-36 lead with 3:30 left in the game. Though the Coyotes spent...

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