8th Graders Lose Title Game When Final Shot Gets Stuck On Rim

Evan Wilt Contributor
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The final seconds of the Kansas Mid-East League eighth grade basketball championship game lasted an eternity.

With less than seven seconds left on the clock, the Rock Creek Mustangs trailed the Riley County Falcons by one point, 26-25. The Mustangs drove to the basket after the inbound pass, but the final shot settled on the rim instead of passing through the nylon and rested there until time expired.

Heartbreak ensued for the Mustangs, as these middle schoolers watched their championship hopes stand still.