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Raiders win wild one over Scottsbluff


Donna Wiedeburg For The Sun-Telegraph

Tyler Wintholz goes up for a couple of his 12 points on the night.

Time slowed agonizingly between the moment Scottsbluff guard Dillon Hernandez pushed off toward the rim and the first hum of the final buzzer.

Paxton Ehler erased that second from his mind.

"I saw him go up," the Raiders senior recalled, "then I was helping him off the floor."

To Tyler Wintholz, that instant brought to mind another buzzer-beating effort.

"I was thinking 'not Gering again,'" he said.

On Friday night, Gering's Jose Palomo burst Sidney's hopes for a road win by sinking a last second three. At Cabela's Athletic Facility on Saturday, however, Hernandez's attempt at a game tying...

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