Denton hits game-tying shot

Senior Madee Denton, driving against West, hit the game-tying shot and scored 15 points Tuesday night. – DALE GENTRY | THE STANDARD BANNER

DANDRIDGE - Jefferson County High’s girls were 3.2 seconds away from defeat Tuesday night against Morristown West when Madee Denton came to the rescue.

With her team trailing by three points in overtime, the senior guard took the inbounds pass and drove past the half line before launching a shot that banked home – beating the buzzer and sending the game to a second overtime.

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