LINCOLN – The most exciting basketball game of the entire state tournament may have already been played, with the top seed surviving a big scare.
Top-seeded York is heading to the state semifinals after defeating Crete 69-67 in double overtime thanks to a three-pointer by Reid Hoffman with under 10 seconds to play.
The Dukes will face Bennington at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Friday at 2 PM.
CRETE (18-9) 13 15 14 13 5 7 – 67
YORK (25-1) 13 18 9 15 5 9 – 69
CRETE: Carter Kent-29, Zach Foe-1, Carson Deisley-4, Jonah Weyand-7, Klay Uher-17, Ethan Mach-9
YORK: Jeb Lucas-11, Reid Hoffman-12, Wyatt Cast-2, Brady Danielson-29, Nick Wieskamp-2, Tyler Cast-10, Garrett Snodgrass-3