Viking basketball invitational: free throw to the win

Viking basketball invitational tournament: free throw to the win

A member of Nechako Valley Secondary’s senior boys basketball team jumps and shoots against Fraser Lake Elementary-Secondary in their last match of the two-day invitational tournament on Dec. 5.

A member of Nechako Valley Secondary’s senior boys basketball team jumps and shoots against Fraser Lake Elementary-Secondary in their last match of the two-day invitational tournament on Dec. 5.

It was a tight game as NVSS defeated FLESS at 55 to 50.

Finishing behind Fraser Lake during the third period at 39 to 42, NVSS surged ahead with two free throws in the last two minutes  to bring the team up to 51:50, then another two as the clock ticked past one minute, and with two last free throws in the last four seconds of the game.

The 2015 Nechako Valley Secondary School Viking Invitational Basketball Tournament also included teams from Quesnel, Prince George, and Burns Lake.