Free throws made down the stretch made the difference in Southwestern’s win in Ada on Thursday evening. The Lady Dawgs went 13-of-20 from the line in the second half and Southwestern pushed through for the 72-68 victory over East Central
With 34 second left and the game tied at 68, freshman Kylie Boggess hit two free throws to put Southwestern on top. And sophomore Kimmi Sawatzki, who was perfect in 10 attempts on the night, made two more with 14 seconds left to give the game its final margin.
Southwestern (17-5, 12-4 GAC) is now tied with East Central (17-5, 12-4 GAC) for the second spot in the Great American Conference, each a half game behind Arkansas Tech in the league standings.
Boggess was one of four SWOSU player to score in double figures. She had 15 points, 10 of them in a big first half that saw the Lady Dawgs go up 39-32. SaRaya Oyler and Sawatkzi had 14 points apiece.