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Top seeds fall in MAC

Warriors surprise Creek Valley with late surge

 

PCM / For The Sun-Telegraph

Katy Ernest finds a way past Creek Valley's Hannah Schievelbein. Leyton upstet the Warriors 54-48.

Sometimes underdogs don't follow the script.

For much of the first half and the opening minutes of the fourth quarter, top seeded Creek Valley held the Warriors at arm's length. But a persistent Leyton picked away until they emerged with a 54-48 win in the second round of the MAC tournament Thursday night at Sidney Middle School.

The victory sends Leyton to the championship game on Saturday against Potter-Dix.

A Katy Ernest buzzer-beater knotted things at 33-33 heading into the final period. But the Storm ripped off a 7-0 run, thanks in a large part to Summer Mueller, who hit a pair from th...



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