High School Basketball Playoffs Begin

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It was a wild first night in the northern high school basketball playoffs.

McQueen's Kody Eckert hit a jump shot with 4.5 seconds to go, as the Lancers stun Douglas 60-59. McQueen advances to the semifinals on Thursday. Douglas, who was No. 1 in the Sports Caravan rankings, is done.

Another thriller at Hug high school. Rian Narra hit a jumper with 3.3 seconds left, as the Hawks knock off Damonte Ranch 62-60. Hug had trailed by as many as five points with under 2.5 minutes to go.

Carson upset Spanish Springs 38-37 in their quarterfinal matchup. The Senators move on to thanks to a free throw with 0.3 seconds to play. McQueen will play Carson in the semifinals.

And Galena held off a tough Reed Raiders team 64-60 tonight. The Grizzlies came back from a 10-point halftime deficit to advance. They face Hug in the semifinals on Thursday.

The Division I girls playoffs begin on Wednesday night.

Division I-A Boys Scoreboard:

Spring Creek 22
Elko 62

Fallon 54
South Tahoe 66

Fernley 44
Sparks 53

Truckee 32
Lowry 70