Buena took advantage of a couple of huge runs to get past Sabino 72-62 on Thursday night. Down 16-9 with 46.2 seconds left in the first quarter, the Colts went on an 11-0 run to go ahead 20-16 and another 11-0 run erased a 42-39 deficit to go up 50-42 with 6:55 left in the game.
The Sabercats were able to fight back and keep things close through three quarters but the Colts increased their lead to 70-53 with 1:20 left, only to see Sabino make one final push to cut the final score down to 72-62. The difference in the game was the play of Buena senior center Cyrus Thomas….
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