Raptors come up short in final 18 seconds

Manson-Northwest Webster nipped Ridge View 51-46 in a boys only basketball game in Manson Dec. 18.

Ridge View was down 48-46 with 18 seconds left in the game. In an effort to get the ball back, the Raptors were forced to foul. M-NW missed both free throws, but got the rebound on the second miss. Ridge View fouled again and this time M-NW made both free throws to go up 50-46 with 11 seconds to play.

On Ridge View’s ensuing possession, M-NW blocked a shot attempt and recovered the ball. Ridge View was forced to foul again. M-NW made one of two free throws to make the final score 51-46.

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