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Helena boys outlast Butte on Jaxan Lieberg buzzer beater

Posted at 9:13 PM, Feb 24, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-25 17:08:34-05

BUTTE  — The Helena boys basketball team ended the regular season on a high note.

Jaxan Lieberg hit a put back buzzer beater to lift the Bengals to a 75-73 win over Butte High in the regular season finale for both teams on Thursday. Lieberg finished the game with 14 points while teammate Kaden Huot led all scorers with 20 points.

Helena finishes the regular season at 5-8 in the Western AA while the Bulldogs wrap up conference play at 4-9. Both teams now set their sights on the upcoming Western AA tournament in Helena next week.

Butte was led by 18 points from Kenley Leary, 15 from Cameron Gurnsey and 14 from jace Stenson.