The Mason County Lady Royals made clutch free throws and edged the Clark County (GRC) Lady Cardinals 54-51 tonight in Winchester in a showdown between Top 25 teams and 10th Region rivals.
There were three ties and 13 lead changes in the game.
Mason County built an eight-point in the second quarter and was up 32-26 at halftime.
Clark County rallied to lead 41-40 at the end of the third quarter.
There were three lead changes early in the fourth quarter.
Jordan Frodge hit both ends of the one-and-one to give the Lady Royals a 52-49 lead with 29 seconds to play.
Clark County scored with 4.5 seconds left to cut Mason County's lead to one.
Whitney O'Mara made both ends of the one-and-one with 3.4 seconds to play.
Clark County missed a three-point shot at the buzzer.
O'Mara scored a game-high 18 points and Briana McNutt added 10 points.
The Lady Royals host Campbell County Saturday afternoon.
MC (15-4) O'Mara 18, McNutt 10, Boone 8, Littleton 4, Moran 4, Frodge 2
GRC (17-3) Behanan 12, Bell 8, Hardiman 6, Murray 5, Igo 4, Flowers 3, Harrison 13
MC 15 17 08 14- 54
GRC 13 13 15 10- 51