Newton Advances in Grand Slam

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Antonio Grace's driving layup with 6 seconds left lifted Newton to a 66-64 win over East Webster on Thursday in the boys play-in game of the Grand Slam Championship.

Grace finished with 17 points for Newton (35-4), the Class 2A champion. Newton will play Class 4A champion New Hope in Friday's semifinals of the tournament, which pits Mississippi's state champions against each other.

East Webster (24-10), the Class 1A state champion, had tied it 64-64 on two Jermaine Liggins free throws with 28 seconds left.

The Wolverines were led by Johnthan Banks, who had 31 points, 14 rebounds and eight blocks.


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  • by Temeca Location: Newton on Mar 14, 2008 at 07:28 AM
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