Jaxon Turner’s 3-pointer from the top of the key at the buzzer gave Esko a 64-63 victory over Mora in the Section 7AA championship game Saturday night at Romano Gym, ending the Eskomos’ 10-year drought from the Minnesota high school boys basketball state tournament.
SECTION 7AA BOYS BASKETBALL FINAL: ESKO (25-4) vs. MORA (24-5)
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Here we go again.
It’s the time of year that never seems to end.