In the 4th meeting between these 2 schools this season, Gillette finally beat Sheridan 71-68 to advance to the 4A Boys championship against Kelly Walsh on Saturday night. The key point came in the last :30 seconds when Sheridan's Gus Wright fouled a 3 pointer shooter and also picked up a technical foul. Gillette proceeded to hit 5 free throws to take a 4 point lead at 67-63. Sheridan rallied to get to within 2 at 70-68 and Gillette hit one more free throw to give the Camels a 3 point lead with 4 seconds. The Broncs got a good look at a 3 pointer at the buzzer but it was off the mark in a shocking end to the season for Sheridan. It was only the 2nd loss for the Broncs this season with the team beating Gillette 3 times this year. Gillette was led by Luke Hladky with 30 points and Trace Olssen added 18, Sheridan's leading scorer was Tristan Bower with 29 and Gus Wright had 19.

Frank Gambino
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