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By Stephen McKay
Sports Writer 

Peetz hangs on to win playoff opener

Top-seeded Fleming up next in semifinals for Bulldogs


Stephen McKay

Pawnee's Joey Sanders grabs a rebound in front of Peetz's Cody Wilson during Tuesday's playoff game. Peetz won 52-50 to advance to Friday's semifinals.

 STERLING, Colo. – After allowing an 11-point fourth-quarter lead dissolve into a one-point deficit with just under three seconds left in the game, Peetz's Cody Wilson tried on the hero's cape and found it a snug fit.

After receiving an inbounds pass from Bradey Holtz with 2.6 seconds left, Wilson pump faked, stepped around his defender and put up the winning shot while being fouled as the No. 4 Bulldogs slipped past the fifth seeded Pawnee Coyotes 52-50 in a quarterfinal game of the 1A North Central playoffs at Northeastern Junior College in Sterling Tuesday night. For good measure, Wi...

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