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Last-second basket lifts SH girls over Elmira


January 8, 2020

ADAIRA BURGER scores the winning basket in the last second of the game.

A last-second shot by Adaira Burger saved the game for Sweet Home, which watched Elmira take away a comfortable lead in girls basketball Friday night, Jan. 3 in the Huskies' last non-league match before Oregon West Conference play.

The Huskies beat Elmira 41-40 Friday at home to go into their league schedule with a winning record.

Starting slowly, Sweet Home built a 10-7 lead in the first quarter. By halftime, the Huskies held a comfortable 24-15 lead.

"We were ahead by halftime," said Coach Michelle Knight. "We didn't come out strong in the third quarter, and then it was just a battle a...

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