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FALCONS WIN CONFERENCE BATTLE

Harrison puts up a great fight against undefeated Twin Bridges

Both teams were electric in the first few of minutes of the game. Harrison senior Vern Homner stole the ball at half court for a dunk in the second minute. Twin Bridges senior Nate Konen tied the game each time Harrison got ahead during the fast paced plays early in the game.

Tied at eight points, the players calmed. Konen and Harrison players scramble on half court in the fifth minute. He found Twin Bridges senior Bryce Nye. Nye dribbled down court and was fouled as he went up to the net.

The Falcons surpassed the Wildcats in points after Konen put up two points with a little more than two minutes left in the first quarter. Twin Bridges junior Charlie Kruer continued the lead, driving the ball in from the left corner and bringing the Falcons to 16 points. The quarter ended in a tie, 17-17.

Nye and Konen started the second quarter putting up points for Twin Bridges. Harrison called for a timeout at the top of the fourth minute, having yet scored. Luke Cima came out of the time- out to score the first points of the quarter for the Wildcats.
Kruer erupted in the final 30 seconds of the half. From left court, he netted a three pointer. Cima returned with two points for Harrison. From right court, Kruer put up another three-pointer with two sec- onds left. Harrison trailed close behind.

Konen was a strong defensive presence. Konen, number 13, put up 13 points in the final game of the season. He was also a strong defensive presence against the Wildcats.

Harrison continued to trail by a few points in the third quarter. Twin Bridges secured their win in the fourth quarter, Harrison falling behind by the largest deficit of the game.

Both teams will play in the District 12-C Basketball Tour- nament in Butte, which starts Thursday.

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