Girls hoops team comes through in the clutch

By Chuck Kajer

New Prague’s girls basketball team knew when to get down to business Friday.

After a dismal first half in the Section 1AAA championship game against Northfield, the Trojans regrouped and defeated the Raiders in overtime.

The main reason for success was their play in the clutch. Despite having more than 20 turnovers, the Trojans got stingy with the ball at crunch time. And despite missing four of their first six free throws, the Trojans closed by hitting 18 straight from the line during the second half and overtime.

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