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Wolverines stun Gillette 69-63
Riverton point guard Kade Salisbury worked the ball up court against pressure from Gillette's Michael Cook (32) late in Friday night's Class 4-A semifinal game at the Wyoming state high school basketball tournament in Casper. Coley Nicholls (32) and Seth Quayle( 43) were ready for a pass from Salisbruy. Trailing by 10 after three quarters, Riverton rallied for a stunning 69-63 victory over the top-ranked Camels and will play Evanston for the state championship Saturday night at the Casper Events Center. Photo by Steve Peck/dailyranger.com

Wolverines stun Gillette to advance to 4-A title game

Mar 9, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer

CASPER - The Riverton Wolverines stunned the top-ranked Gillette Camels 69-63 Friday night in the semifinals of the Class 4-A state basketball tournament at the Casper Events Center and will play Evanston Saturday night in the state title game.

Xavier Webb drilled two long 3-point shots, both well beyond the NBA length three point line painted on the Events Center floor, in the final three minutes and scored 30 to pace Riverton's stunning fourth quarter comeback. In the final quarter, the Wolverines outscored the Camels 18-2.

Riverton will play Evanston, who beat Kelly Walsh 50-48 in overtime in Friday's other semifinal, in Saturday's state championship game at the Events Center. The Class 4-A boys game will start about 8 p.m. following the Class 3-A boys and girls and Class 4-A girls championship games.

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