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
South Tahoe 66