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January 18, 2018 Mid-Prairie junior varsity boys fall in overtime to West Branch
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Six of the eight points the West Branch junior varsity boys scored in overtime for the win over the Mid-Prairie junior varsity squad came on free throws in the last 90 seconds of the game.

For Mid-Prairie, Christopher Miller scored all five overtime points including a 3-point shot with 25 seconds left and a jumper at the buzzer.

Mid-Prairie could have had a chance at a game-tying shot, but an offensive rebound by West Branch with 18.3 seconds left after going 0-2 from the free-throw line thwarted their chance at victory.

Two players got to double-digits for Mid-Prairie with Miller and Jack Baker both scoring 10 points each, all of Baker’s 10 points came in the second half. The Golden Hawks shot 10-27 from the field as a team. They found some success from 3-point range, going 5-9 on the day from beyond the arc.

Other scoring players included Keaton Debler with eight points, Noah Schlabaugh with six points, Brody Miller with four points, and Ryan Smit with two points.

The Mid-Prairie junior varsity boys also played Saturday against Bellevue, getting the 42-35 victory.

Box Score

West Branch: 8; 12; 11; 4; 8; 43

Mid-Prairie: 11; 5; 11; 8; 5; 40

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