JV hands Ft. White 50-48 win

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By Steve Jarboe

The Williston JV basketball team held a 25-14 halftime lead over the JV Ft. White Indians.
During the second half, the Indians Billy Whitney with 12 points, and Nick Butler  with 14 points, along with a tightened pressure defense, pulled the Indians even at 40-40 with just over three minutes remaining in the game.
The Indians then exploded for 8 straight points off of Red Devil turnovers. The Red Devils then made a come back of their own pulling within 2 points at 50-48.
The Red Devils now had a chance to tie the game at the free throw line with 10 seconds on the clock.
The Red Devils missed both free throws and the Indians held the ball for the come from behind win.
Brandon Preston had 18 points for the Red Devil JV team, Tyus Williams added 12 points, and Damien Strange had 11 points.