Liz Kitley(Northwest Guilford HS) hits Game-Winning Shot and she also breaks VA Tech Women’s Basketball career scoring mark, as her Hokies break North Carolina’s heart(61-59 Hokies)

Elizabeth/Liz Kitley, from Northwest Guilford High School, scored 21 points and collected 10 rebounds, as her Virginia Hokies topped the North Carolina Tar Heels, 61-59, and the win came on Kitley’s buzzer-beating, game-winning shot…Liz also broke the All-Time Virginia Tech women’s basketball career scoring record/mark in this same contest…

Liz Kitley, the daughter of Big Ralph Kitley, broke the school record, hit the buzzer-beater, and the game-winner all in the same night…A night to celebrate this kid from over near Summerfield, N.C., and you need to see her dad Ralph in the video below, as Big Ralph “Rocks the House”…Check it Out…And to make this even sweeter for the Hokies and the Kitleys, this game was being played in Chapel Hill, N.C., the HOME of the Heels…You just have to Click On the Video Below…Some of the best video, you will ever see in your life…Trust me on this one….You won’t be sorry…..

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Kitley’s buzzer-beater leads Virginia Tech past North Carolina 61-59
Hokies earn fifth ranked victory of the season

CHAPEL HILL, NC –Elizabeth Kitley hit a buzzer-beating shot as time expired to lead the Virginia Tech women’s basketball team past the North Carolina Tar Heels 61-59 on the road Thursday.

The Hokies (23-4, 13-4) had three players score in double figures, led by Kitley, who had a double-double with 21 points and 10 rebounds. Kayana Traylor added 20 points and Georgia Amoore helped out with 10 points and four assists.

Led by Taylor Soule’s three offensive rebounds, Virginia Tech did a great job crashing the offensive glass, pulling down 14 boards that resulted in 12 second chance points.

How It Happened
Virginia Tech struggled out of the gate, falling behind 16-9 at the end of the first quarter.

Virginia Tech then cut the Tar Heels lead to 25-21 before going on a 5-0 run, highlighted by a bucket from Kitley, to take a 26-25 lead. The Tar Heels then came roaring back to take a 32-28 lead heading into halftime.

North Carolina continued to increase its lead after halftime, building a 36-30 advantage before Virginia Tech went on a 10-0 run to grab a 40-36 lead with 3:41 to go in the third. North Carolina responded to seize a 45-42 lead entering the fourth quarter. Virginia Tech knocked down two three-pointers in the quarter to score six of its 14 total points.

The Hokies rallied in the game’s final frame, outscoring North Carolina 19-14 and overtaking the Tar Heels for good on a Kitley jumper with 00:00 left to grab the 61-59 victory. Virginia Tech took advantage of four North Carolina turnovers in the quarter, scoring nine points off of those takeaways.

Game Notes
» Kitley sunk a buzzer beater as time expired.
» Elizabeth Kitley notched an impressive double-double for the Hokies with 21 points and 10 rebounds.
» The Hokies rallied from a three-point 45-42 third quarter deficit to pick up the win.
» Elizabeth Kitley, Kayana Traylor, and Georgia Amoore combined to account for 84 percent of the Hokies points.
» Virginia Tech had a 41-28 edge on the boards in the win.
» Virginia Tech cleaned up on the offensive glass, collecting 14 offensive boards in the game.
» Elizabeth Kitley had a game-high 21 points and Kayana Traylor added 20.
» Virginia Tech got a game-high 10 rebounds from Elizabeth Kitley.