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Gardner beats buzzer for Apollo win

Jan. 10—Apollo senior guard Liz Gardner drained a 3-pointer just before the buzzer to lift the E-Gals to a 32-29 home victory over Ohio County Tuesday night at Eagle Arena.

According to Apollo first-year coach Mike Riggs, the last-second play wasn't designed for anyone in particular — but Gardner took advantage of the opportunity when the ball found her hands.

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