Silsbee hangs on to beat Argyle 46-45 in state semifinals

Tigers get some clutch FT shooting from Trajan Harris to pull out the win

SAN ANTONIO - The Silsbee Tigers rallied from an early deficit and Trajan Harris made some key free throws down the stretch to beat Argyle 46-45 in the Class 4A semifinals at the Alamodome

The Tigers, who have been averaging over 100 points per game in the playoffs,  led 27-23 at the half.

Argyle was able to take the lead in the 4th quarter and had the last shot to win it, but it missed.

Silsbee was led by Michael McCain and Jordyn Adams with 10 points apiece.

Tigers will now face Brazosport in the 4A championship game at 7 pm.   The Exporters won the other semifinal game beating Midlothian Heritage 73-64.

 
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Trajan Harris sank four straight free throws in the final minute to lift Silsbee past Argyle 46-45 in the Class 4A state semifinals.
 
Argyle (33-4) took a 43-42 lead on a 3-point basket by Nathan Priddy. David Davis sank one of two free throws to extend the advantage to 44-42 but Harris tied the game Friday in San Antonio with two free throws with 42.7 seconds left.
 
Argyle pulled ahead when Brandon White converted one of two free throws with 25.9 seconds remaining. Harris was fouled on Silsbee's ensuing possession and hit both free throws with 17.9 seconds remaining for the final margin.  A final shot from Argyle glanced off the rim.
 
Jordyn Adams led Silsbee (32-6) with 10 points.
 
Priddy had 18 points and 11 rebounds to lead Argyle.
 

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