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Buzzer beater sinks Sidney


Only one game and seven days removed from a final-shot loss to Gering, the Sidney Red Raiders suffered another sudden disappointment at Chadron on Friday.

By sinking a short jumper from left of the hoop with just two seconds remaining, Cardinals junior Keenan Johnson all but erased a clutch three pointer by Paxton Ehler only seconds earlier for a dramatic 48-46 non-district win.

Despite the eruption of euphoric cheering that greeted the Johnson basket, a decibel level nearly as intense was created by the Ehler trey, as a large throng of the Raiders faithful made the long journey north.


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