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Arthur Hill Wins District Finals, Sets up Final High-Hill Game

Bay City, Mich. - The Arthur Hill Lumberjacks third-quarter offensive showcase helped gash the Freeland Falcons 53-47 to win the district title and advance to square off with Saginaw High in the regional semifinals.

Arthur Hill 54, Garber 43 - Freeland 58, John Glenn 39

Freeland in the last 4:30 of the first quarter, went on a 9-2 run, up four after the first eight minutes. In the second quarter, Arthur Hill was four points better to create a 23-23 tie at halftime. 

Lumberjacks senior Lyna Brooks Jr. had six of his team's 10 first-quarter points and finished the first half with 10 overall. Brooks Jr. hit a three, and-1 and a slam. Falcons sophomore Tristan Comer posted nine, with a dunk of his own. 

Arthur Hill started to pull away with an excellent third-quarter start. They went on a 12-3 run in the first four minutes, with dunks from Brooks Jr., sophomore Di'onquavis "Boop" Hardy, and junior Tyler Dorsey. The Lumberjacks led by 11, entering the fourth. 

The big guys, Dorsey and Comer battled all night, with Dorsey fouling out with 5:08 remaining. The Falcons could not take advantage from there, with Comer exiting the game with five fouls in the next minute. 

The deficit shrunk to seven with 4:14 in the fourth quarter, and Freeland sophomore Wilson Huckeby hit one of his five threes on the night. The margin would stay more than seven until the final minute. 

A Lumberjacks turnover up eight led to an inbound play and a Huckeby three to make it a five-point difference with 20 seconds left. 

Dequavion Terry of Arthur Hill was brought to the free throw line with 14 seconds and missed both shots. On the other end, a Huckeby straightaway fade-away three was off the mark and boarded by the Lumberjacks. 

The full game archive is available here.

Rounding Things Out

Arthur Hill - Sr. Lyna Brooks Jr. 19 points | So., Di'onquavis "Boop" Hardy 10 points | Jr., Tyler Dorsey 10 points

Freeland - So., Wilson Huckeby 21 points | So., Tristan Comer 13 points | Sr. Daniel Duley 8 points

Up Next

The regional semifinal matchup between Arthur Hill and Saginaw High is the final game before the two schools unite into one. The game is hosted at Corunna High School on Tuesday, March 5th, at 7:00 p.m. Our broadcast coverage will start at 6:50 p.m. 

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a trip to the regional championship comes down to arthur hill and saginaw high. Last matchup ever. CANT WAIT!

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