Golden Bears survive huge scare, 55-52


Trailing by six ponts heading into the final eight minutes, fourth-ranked Bishop Garrigan outscored Springville 17-8 in the final frame to rally for a 55-52 opening-round victory in the Class 1A boys state basketball tournment March 9 in Des Moines.

The black and gold were down 48-41 with 5:22 to play before responding with a 9-0 run to take the lead. The final three minutes of play was stressful, as both teams had numerous chances, but the Golden Bears got some huge plays from Angelo Winkel for the victory.

Read more of the story in the March 12 Advance.

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