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East Coweta knocks off Westlake in OT


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  • Jan. 18, 2020 - 2:23 AM

East Coweta knocks off Westlake in OT

The Newnan Times-Herald


The East Coweta Indians held off Westlake Friday night in a home Region 2 7A contest, coming from behind to win the league battle 68-66 in overtime.

East Coweta improved to 15-6 overall 6-2.

It was the Indians’ second victory this year against Westlake.

Like Friday night’s battle, the first game was also a thriller with East Coweta winning the contest 75-73.

East Coweta has won five of its last six games.

Westlake built a 31-23 lead at the half, but East Coweta took control of the game in the third quarter, outscoring the Lions 22-9.

Westlake sent the game into overtime when it outscored the Indians 17-12.

The Indians scratched out the victory in the extra period, outscoring the Lions 11-9.

Chris Yougblood finished with 18 and Brandon Stroud added 17 for the Indians.

Austen Colton added 11. Colton added three 3-point shots.