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Leesville Road Heading to State Championship Game

03/04/2017, 4:30pm EST
By NAS Athletics

Leesville Road will be playing in the 4A Boys Basketball State Championship game next Saturday, March 11th after a dramatic 44-43 win over South Central. 

Jonathan Mebane (Sr.) and Jalen Benjamin (So.) led the Pride in scoring with 18 points a piece. Both players boasted an impressive 55.5% from the field. 

Tournament star Alex Hunter did not post his most impressive scoring numbers of the postseason in this game. However after being fouled on a three point attempt with 0.7 seconds left in the game, he hit a clutch free throw to put Leesville Road ahead. 

Leesville Road will play in their first men's basketball State Championship since 2001 on Saturday, March 11th. The game will be played in NC State's Reynolds Coliseum with tipoff coming at 12:30 pm.

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