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Last-second shot propels Tigers to state


Mary Martin

The Encampment Boys basketball team and their fans celebrate a victory over Cokeville during the weekend's regional tournament. The win sealed their first state tournament invite in four years.

Encampment's varsity boys basketball team is finally heading back to state.

After a long four-year absence, the Tigers finally get to unleash their claws again tomorrow at the state tournament, with tipoff at 9 p.m. The Tigers wrapped up regionals in Lander last weekend with two wins over Hanna-Elk Mountain-Medicine Bow and Cokeville, a team that beat the Tigers twice in the 2013-14 season.

The 48-45 win over Coke-ville's Panthers came down to the wire, thanks to a last-second shot made in overtime by Harold Jackson.

Saturday's win placed the Tigers as fourth-place regional champions, fol...

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