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Ripley gets clutch play late to claim OT win at Tangle on the Trail

The Ripley Tigers picked up a hard fought win over a quality opponent at the Tangle on the Trail using a tried and true Ripley Tiger recipe.

Play defense, create turnovers and make more plays than your opponents.

Despite a massive size disadvantage, the Tigers did all of that and came away with a 65-59 win over Potts Camp on Saturday.

The victory moved the Tigers to 13-2 on the season.

Ripley forced Potts Camp into 26 turnovers on the night, highlighted by 11 steals from spark plug Jesus Ruedas, who was named player of the game with 18 points to go along with his stellar defense.

Once into overtime, the Tigers got a pair of big time plays from reserve center TJ Story, including this rebound and put back.

Asa Howard led the way with 22 points to go along with Ruedas 18.

Ripley is in action next against rival New Albany in a crucial 1-4A matchup.

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