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Steelville Girls Take 3rd Place in Class 3 After Thrilling Comeback Over Tipton

(Springfield) The Steelville girls basketball team pulled off a thrilling comeback victory to take 3rd Place in Class 3 as they knocked off Tipton in epic fashion 45-44 today on J98.

The Lady Cardinals fell behind early and trailed by eight at halftime, 21-13.

Then in the third quarter, Steelville came roaring back and took a four-point lead into the fourth quarter.

It was tight down the stretch, and with the Lady Cardinals trailing by one in the final 30 seconds, Tobi Pennock hit the shot of the year for Steelville.

On the ensuing possession, Tipton got to the free-throw line down by two.

They made the first, but here’s what the second sounded like.

In the Lady Cardinals’ first-ever trip to the Final Four, they claimed 3rd Place in Class 3.

Steelville head coach Seth Collins says he is so proud of his team and what they were able to accomplish.

The Steelville girls finish their tremendous season at (24-7).

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