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Braves suffer tough overtime loss against MVC

Mount Vernon Christian played well but needed an almost miracle to edge La Conner 65-61 in boys' hoops action at their home court Saturday.

The Braves (3-5) had seemingly won the game when Isa Gonzales-Rojas sank two of three free throw attempts for a 56-55 lead with two seconds remaining in regulation. He had been fouled on a desperation three-point heave from midcourt.

The winds of fortune then shifted in favor of the Hurricanes.

Referees nixed the second of Gonzales-Rojas' made free throws by whistling La Conner for a lane violation, sending the contest into overtime tied at 55-55.

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