Improbable Rally Leads York to State Title

Improbable Rally Leads York to State Title
York defeated Skutt 61-56 in double overtime to claim the program's second state title in school history.

LINCOLN – York claimed it’s second state championship in program history, and did so in dramatic fashion.

The Dukes found themselves trailing 40-31 with less than two minutes to play but came back to force overtime. Tied after the first overtime the game went to a second overtime where the Dukes came out on top 61-56.

York has won the football and basketball state titles in the 2017-18 school year. The Dukes’ first state basketball title came in 1944.

SKUTT (25-4) 12 11 6 14 5 8 – 56

YORK (27-1) 7 7 9 20 5 13 – 61

SKUTT: Jackson Gordon-5, Tyson Gordon-15, Jake Kudron-15, Austin Ash-10, Tyler Skradski-9, Andrew Merfeld-2

YORK: Jeb Lucas-11, Reid Hoffmann-10, Brady Danielson-25, Garrett Snodgrass-13, Simone Otte-2

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