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Beaver Dam 57, Tampa (Fla.) Plant 56
After Jada Donaldson hit a go-ahead free throw for the Golden Beavers (9-0), Matyson Wilke stole an inbounds pass with less than 4 seconds remaining to turn back a late comeback by the Panthers (10-1) in the Naples (Fla.) Holiday Classic at Gulf Coast High School.
Beaver Dam is 10th in the MaxPreps.com national rankings,and Plant entered with the No. 25 ranking. Beaver Dam advanced to a semifinal game against Fort Myers (Fla.) at 5 p.m. tonight.
Wilke led Beaver Dam with 19 points, making five 3-point baskets. Donaldson added 15 and Tara Stauffacher 13.
Beaver Dam took a nine-point halftime lead and was ahead by as many as 15 points in the second half, but Plant recovered behind the 19-point performance of sophomore Nyla Jean, tying the game with less than a minute to play.