FAIRBANKS-Last night another primetime boy's basketball game with an unbelievable finish. West Valley and Juneau in the Wolfpack's home opener.
Let's go the fourth quarter. West Valley's Daniel Hornbuckle with the clutch three ties the game at 71 all with under two minutes in regulation. He had a game high 35 and hit seven three pointers.
With seconds remaining on the clock Juneau had the ball with a chance for a game winner but it was denied by Charles Sudduth. This one went into overtime.
Juneau worked through Bruce Jones in overtime. He had a team high 21 and put the Crimson Bears up by a deuce.
But here come the Pack. Sudduth with the fastbreak layup after the steal puts the Pack back up by two after Juneua split free throws. Sudduth, who had 17 points, finds Daniel Remington for an easy score and West Valley is ahead 82-81.
Now 5.5 second remain in the game. Juneau's Adam Empson, who finished with 18 points, with the unbelievable heady play to end it. Empson inbounds the ball underneath his own basket off of West Valley's Sean Kinsey's back and lays it in for the game winner. Juneau wins 83-82 over West Valley in overtime with a stunning final play.
To see how it all happened click here--http://youtu.be/PvKINNRKsGE
WEST VALLEY GIRLS 51 JUNEAU 26
Wolfpack girls team would not have any heartbreak against Juneau. Ruthy Hebard got a steal and finds Carlee Marques who finished with an And-1. That's how this game started. Marques finished with 14 points
Then Amber Szmyd scored on jumper after a Hebard pass. Szmyd had six points. West Valley was up 18-8 in the second quarter then Ruthy Hebard showed the full repertoire.
Hebard made plays on the defensive end with five blocks, a couple of fastbreak layups, a few putbacks and even a three pointer fir the 6'2" sophomore center. Hebard had a game high 23 points scoring 19 across the second and third quarters.
West Valley wins their home opener 51-26 over Juneau.