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Knigge, Magninie lead Potter-Dix charge


Anne Johnson / For The Sidney Sun-Telegraph

Cameron Purcell finds room to maneuver in the Coyotes' win over Banner County Saturday evening.

Come from behind wins are nothing new in high school basketball. The manner in which Saturday night's game changed in Potter-Dix's favor, however, surprised even those involved.

Down 10-8 at the start of the second quarter, senior guard Bryant Knigge slapped the ball away from his Banner County counterpart. It shot toward the sideline and might have soared into the front row seats, but a referee's leg intervened.

The ball careened back into play-and into the hands of Knigge, who raced all alone for a game tying lay up.

"I guess that proved the ball was going to bounce in our favor," he said...

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