Roundup: Centennial tops Faith Lutheran on late free throw
Las Vegas Review Journal
Savio Rivera hit 1 of 2 free throws with 2.5 seconds to play on Wednesday to give Centennial’s boys basketball team a 79-78 home victory over Faith Lutheran.
Rivera made the first shot and intentionally missed the second. Faith Lutheran’s Brevin Walter rebounded the miss, and his shot from three-quarter court rimmed out at the buzzer.
The Crusaders led 61-51 going into the fourth quarter before the Bulldogs rallied behind Leland Wallace and Jairus Dickson. Wallace scored 11 of his 15 points in the fourth quarter, and Dickson scored eight of his team-high 20 points in the fourth.
Rivera added 19 points, and Chris Comanche scored 13 for Centennial. Donavan Jackson scored 26 points to lead Faith Lutheran. D.J. Heckard had 16 points, and Sedrick Hammond and Walter each scored 15 for the Crusaders.