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District 12C: Buzzer beater sends Harrison-Willow Creek boys to finals

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Posted at 11:13 PM, Feb 21, 2020

BUTTE -- Down two points with five sends left, Harrison-Willow Creek's Jackson Nye hit a game-winning 3-pointer to help send the Wildcats to the District 12C boys basketball championship game as they defeated Philipsburg 35-33 on Friday night at the Maroon Activities Center.

Harrison-Willow Creek will now face one of the hottest teams in all of Class C in Twin Bridges. The undefeated Falcons breezed past Sheridan by a 51-point margin as they won their semifinal matchup 75-24. Twin Bridges and HWC will square off Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Maroon Activities Center.

On the girls side, Philipsburg punched its ticket to the championship as it defeated Drummond 44-38. The Prospectors will also face Twin Bridges for the title. The Falcons narrowly edged out Ennis in the semfinals as the Falcons were victorious 45-42.

The girls championship is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Saturday.

Boys

Harrison-Willow Creek 35, Philipsburg 33
Twin Bridges 75, Sheridan 24

Girls

Philipsburg 44, Drummond 38
Twin Bridges 45, Ennis 42