Boys Basketball

Broughton advances to 4-A state title game

Posted March 9, 2013
Updated March 10, 2013

Broughton's boys basketball team is headed to Chapel Hill next weekend for the biggest game of the season – the 4-A state championship.

Boys Basketball: Broughton vs. Seventy-First (Mar. 9, 2013) - (Photo By: Beth Jewell) Boys Basketball: Broughton vs. Seventy-First (Mar. 9, 2013)

After trailing by as many as 10 points, Broughton fought back in the second half to defeat Seventy-First, 67-59.

The comeback was sparked by three Devonte Graham steals in the third quarter that resulted in a 7-2 run by Broughton.

Graham, who was named the tournament's Most Valuable Player, finished with seven steals and 21 points, including a 14-of-15 mark from the free throw line.

For the game Broughton was 38-of-47 from the free throw line.

James Hemphill added 16 points for the Capitals while Cameron Gottfried had 13. Hemphill was named a member of the all-tournament team.

Sidney Knox led Seventy-First in scoring with 16 points. Quincy Swait had 14 and Marcus Williams added 10. Knox and Swait were both named all-tournament team members.

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  • robertgiles1950 Mar 9, 2013

    Broughton was 38 of 47 from the free throw line?
    How many fouls were committed by Seventy First>
    WOW 38 points from the free throw line