In the final four seconds, senior Amari Griffin raced down the court and hit the game-winning, buzzer-beating 3-pointer to secure Wylie East’s 40-39 victory over Sherman.
Wylie East (1-3, 11-11) struggled from the field throughout the game, but Griffin was able to help his team out with a game-high 14 points.
The Raiders had a nine-point lead in the third quarter, but Sherman continued to battle back and hit four-straight free throws to take a 39-37 lead. After a few close losses to start district play, head coach Brent Kelley said it was great to see the team finally win a close game.
Wylie East will travel to McKinney North Friday.
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By Kyle Grondin • [email protected]