Big Sandy gives up Cinderella slipper to C-J-I

HAVRE - Big Sandy did not get to resume the role of lovable, scrappy underdog in a run to the divisional boys' basketball tournament in Great Falls as understudy Chester-Joplin-Inverness upstaged the Pioneers in the District 9C consolation semifinal.

The Pioneers were the "Cinderella" story last March but became the first victim of the upset-minded sixth-seed Hi-Line Hawks in a tournament that had gone chalk all week until Friday afternoon's showdown at the Blue Pony Corral.

C-J-I's Kyle Harmon coolly sank what became the game-winner from 3-point range with 42 seconds left in overtime to erase...

 
 
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