Mt. Vernon Wins Thriller Over Collinsville, Marion Beats Herrin
HERRIN -- The Mt. Vernon Rams won a thriller Friday night 75-72 over the Collinsville Kahoks and the Marion Wildcats beat the host Herrin Tigers 51-40.
Mt. Vernon and Collinsville were back and forth all night Friday. Mt. Vernon increased their lead to 9, 53-44 early in the fourth but Collinsville battled back to tie the game at 72.
With 12 seconds left Braden Fitzjerrells drained a deep 3 as the buzzer sounded giving the Rams the victory.
Also at Herrin, the Marion Wildcats defeated the host Herrin Tigers 51-40 and the Salem Wildcats beat the Soldan Tigers 79-71.
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