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Grant County Wins

Posted 3/07/18 (Wed)

Alexis Bentz hit a long 3-point as time ran out to give Grant County a 60-57 win in the North Dakota Girls Class B Championship in Minot Saturday against defending champions Kindred.

She missed her first six shots but kept shooting. She was 3-for-11 in the first half.

The Coyotes (20-5) led by in the third quarter but Kindred (19-5) came back behind eighth-grader Abigail Duchscherer, who scored 15 of her 25 points in the second half. Victoria Braaten added 11 points.

Grant County, the fifth seed, upset top-seed Medina-Pingree-Buchanan in the semifinals, 49-47.