Pecos advances to championship with overtime win

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By Caitie Ihrig

In exciting fashion, the Pecos Panthers (26–3) narrowly defeated the Texico Wolverines (23–8) in overtime, winning 73–67 at the Pit on Friday morning.

“What a game,” Pecos coach Ira Harge Jr. said. “Texico is awesome. It was a great hard fought battle and we got some separation and they just kept fighting and we kept fighting as well. We just stuck with our game plan and we prevailed and we were lucky to do so to be honest.”

For Texico though, it was a difficult way to end their season.

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