MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Kyle Henningsgard’s 3-pointer at the buzzer lifted Hillsboro-Central Valley to a 63-60 win over defending state champion Four Winds in the North Dakota Class B boys championship game on Saturday.
Henningsgard, who made just 5 of 17 shots, took a feed in the right corner and swished his second 3-pointer of the game as time ran out. He finished with a team-high 15 points.
The Burros played from behind the entire game, taking their first lead since early in the first quarter on Henningsgard’s 3-pointer with 1:39 left.
Four Winds went back on top 60-58 on Steve Redfox’s basket with 1:00 to play but Cade Baesler tied it with 43 seconds remaining.
Tanner Linnell had 14 points and Jack Camrud 11 points and nine rebounds for Hillsboro-Central Valley.
Four Winds-Minnewaukan was led by Tronis McKay’s 21 points. Irvin Tomahawk had 16 and Redfox 12.
Class B Boys Basketball Tournament in Minot
Hillsboro/Central Valley 63, Four Winds/Minnewauken 60
Stanley 64, Turtle Lake-Mercer-McClusky 48
Dickinson Trinity 49, Minot Bishop Ryan 45
Ellendale 78, Fargo Oak Grove Lutheran 61
Dickinson Trinity 47, Turtle Lake-Mercer-McClusky 26
Minot Bishop Ryan 66, Stanley 60, 2OT
Hillsboro/Central Valley 66, Ellendale 41
Four Winds/Minnewauken 72, Fargo Oak Grove Lutheran 58