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Raiders fall again in section final

By MIKE LEVIN

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Proctor boys basketball team had beaten Henninger twice this season, but couldn't complete the trfiecta Saturday, as they fell 73-69 in overtime to the Black Knights in the Section III Class AA Championship at the Utica Memorial Auditorium.  Terrell Nelson scored 19 points and was named MVP.

The Black Knights led it 35-27 at halftime, but the Raiders came back in the third quarter, tying the score at the end of the third quarter on a buzzer beating three by Keenan Brown.

Proctor took the lead on a Jayson Jackson three pointer with less than a minute to go in the fourth, but Terrell Nelson tied it to send the game to overtime.

The Raiders and Black Knights continued to battle in the extra period, but ultimately Henninger took control at the free throw line, sending Proctor to their second straight loss in the section final, after losing on a buzzer beater to C-NS in 2010.

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