• Bill Davis/News Members of the Utica Redskins and Newark Catholic Green Wave, including Utica’s Emily Londot, right, struggle to get a loose ball during the fourth quarter of Tuesday’s Licking County League girls basketball game. The Redskins won, 46-44.
  • Bill Davis/News Utica’s Emily Keener (40) steps in front of a Newark Catholic pass during the second half of Tuesday’s Licking County League game. The Redskins won, 46-44.

UTICA — Emily Londot had arguably the best defensive game of her life Tuesday.

However, a single offensive play will be remembered for years to come.

Londot took a pass from Taylor Heckman and scored on a layup with four seconds left to send Utica to first place in the Licking County League with a 46-44 victory over Newark Catholic at Redskin’s home court.

“It’s awesome. It’s a great win,” Minton said.

The game was a showdown between the two unbeaten teams left in the LCL. It began as a game dominated by the Redskins’ defense, and ended with a series of clutch shots on both sides.

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