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On This Day in History | 1997

January 10, 2015
Fischer

Fischer

On this day 18 years ago, Rebecca Fischer scored with five seconds left, thanks to an assist from Brie Edwards, giving the girls’ basketball team a thrilling 42-41 win over Hampton Bays.

In a game that remained tight throughout, Sara Kiernan, who scored 10 of her 16 points in the fourth quarter, drilled a 3-pointer with 1:05 to play that gave the Brook a 40-37 edge. Hampton Bays battled back and after a basket and two free throws held a 41-40 lead, setting up Fischer’s heroics. With the win the Bears improved to 2-0 in the league on the way to the first League Championship in program history.

Fischer finished with 22 points, eight of which came in the pivotal fourth quarter.

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