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Choctaws Survive Back-and-Forth Battle; Reach State Finals

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - The Dyer County Choctaws survived to win a back-and-forth struggle against their semifinal opponent Siegel, Friday morning.

The Choctaws won the game 77-70.

University of Tennessee signee Robert Hubbs III led the team in scoring finishing with 29 points, along with 13 rebounds.

Siegel led after the first quarter, but the Dyer County came back in the second to gain the lead at the half.

Now the Choctaws will face Southwind in the final in their quest for a gold ball. That game will be Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at the Murphy Center on the campus of MTSU.