No. 9 Glendale Apollo beats No. 8 Tempe McClintock in first round of 5A boys basketball tournament
The No. 9 Glendale Apollo boys basketball team defeated the No. 8 Tempe McClintock 59-51 to advance to the quarterfinals of the 5A playoffs Tuesday night in Tempe.
After scoring eight points in the first, Apollo junior Emmanuel Taban exploded to score 34 total points, including 17 free throws. His four free throws in the last 30 seconds of the game helped the Hawks seal the deal.
"These games are going to come down to the wire," Apollo head coach Jacob Marin said. "Free throws are going to be huge, but obviously you want your best guys at the free-throw line shooting those... read more