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The Lightning celebrate their championship following their 58-49 win last Wednesday (photo by MATTHEW CALDWELL/Oconee Leader)

Championship strike of Lightning; Last-second 3 ties game, free throws in OT win game and title

Down by three points with 14.1 seconds left in the fourth quarter of the championship game last Wednesday, Malcom Bridge got the ball to DaShawn Elder. Standing closer to the out-of-bounds line than the 3-point line, Elder took a shot in front of the Lightning bench and the ball hit nothing but net with seven seconds left, and the game against Haymon-Morris went into overtime to determine the league champion. Tied at 47 after regulation, the Lightning never trailed in overtime and defeated Haymon-Morris 58-49 to win their first championship since 2013. “I am just happy that we won this…

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The Lightning celebrate their championship following their 58-49 win last Wednesday (photo by MATTHEW CALDWELL/Oconee Leader)

Championship strike of Lightning; Last-second 3 ties game, free throws in OT win game and title

Down by three points with 14.1 seconds left in the fourth quarter of the championship game last Wednesday, Malcom Bridge got the ball to DaShawn Elder. Standing closer to the out-of-bounds line than the 3-point line, Elder took a shot in front of the Lightning bench and the ball hit nothing but net with seven seconds left, and the game against Haymon-Morris went into overtime to determine the league champion. Tied at 47 after regulation, the Lightning never trailed in overtime and defeated Haymon-Morris 58-49 to win their first championship since 2013. “I am just happy that we won this…