Trigg County overcame a 12-point fourth quarter deficit to force overtime and beat Paducah Tilghman 79-76 Saturday night at Wildcat Gym. The win was Trigg's first over Tilghman in nine career meetings dating back to 1973. Saturday's game was their first since 1986.
Deonquez Nance hit two free throws with 4.7 seconds left to tie the game and force overtime. Trogg outscored the Blue Tornado 12-9 in the extra period for the win.
Nance finished with 29 points, five assists, and five steals. Dee Murphy added 16 points, and Luke McKenzie scored 13 points and grabbed nine rebounds.
Cody Schultz and Michael Smith each scored 18 points to lead Tilghman (0-1).
Trigg scored 21 points off 27 Tilghman turnovers and shot 24-of-39 at the free throw line. Tilghman was just 10-of-22 at the charity stripe.
Trigg County returns to action Tuesday at Hopkins Central, who lost to Todd County Central 63-50 Saturday.