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Journey to State: Blackhawk and Leo advance to the Championship

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ELKHART, Ind. (FORT WAYNE'S NBC) - The Braves jump out to a quick start off Zane Burke's 21 points and cruise to a Semi-State Championship past Blackford, 88-61.

Purdue commit, Caleb Furst was an unstoppable presence in the paint, scoring 20 points and pulling down 11 rebounds in the win.

In 3A, Leo looked to have slipped too far behind in the first half to South Bend St. Joseph.

The Lions trailed by 16 points, but that never stopped them from believing.

With less than ten seconds left on the game clock, Blake Davison speeds past the defense, shoots the floater off the window and scores.

Leo defies the odds and defeats St. Joe 61-59, winning the program's first ever Semi-State Championship.

Blake Davison cuts down the net following the Leo Semi-State Championship.

What's Next: State Championship games on April 3rd at Bankers Life Fieldhouse

2A: Blackhawk (27-3) versus Parke Heritage (27-3) at 1 p.m.

1A: Leo (24-4) versus Silver Creek (24-4) at 5 p.m.

Megan Salle

Megan Salle is the Sports Reporter and Weekend Sports Anchor for Fort Wayne’s NBC.

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