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Vikings wins conference opener!!

December 21, 2013
By Nathan Miller of North Wilkes High School

North Wilkes mens basketball team wins it's first game of the 2013-14 season with a amazing 62-60 double overtime win over Eagles.

North took control in the first quarter to lead 15-12. Halftime it was close but the Eagles kept it close with a 27-24 North lead.

Third quarter Wilkes Central out scored the Vikings 17-9 run and took a 41-36 lead going in last quarter. North Wilkes pour in 17 points while Eagles put 12 in the quarter to send the game in overtime at 53-53.

First overtime wasn't enough for both teams while still tied at 58-58. Second overtime, the Vikings hit a small jumper to take a 60-58 lead with .43 seconds left. Wilkes Central tied it with under 30 seconds to go. The Eagles sent Vikings to the free throw line, while they connect to take a 62-60 lead. The Eagles try to tie the game but turn the ball over with .9 seconds left.

Eagles sent Vikings back to free throw were Vikings missed 2 shots and the Eagles couldn't get the ball in the goal. Vikings win 62-60!!

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