Clock expires for Bobcats
February 20, 2020
A late foul and last-second free throw gave Elgin Public/Pope John a 48-47 win over Summerland, when the teams met in Elgin last Thursday.
EPPJ held a slim lead, 13-9, at the end of the first quarter, but the Bobcats outscored the Wolfpack to take a 26-25 lead into the locker room.
The Wolfpack battled back, holding Summerland to 11 third quarter points. In the final stanza, the score shifted back and forth until it was tied at 47 with 30.4 seconds left.
The Bobcats maintained the ball, until 4.5 seconds remained. As the ball veered toward the out-of-bounds line, Connor Napier dived after i...