Winslow boys basketball wins over Chinle to return to 3A state final
The No. 2 Winslow Bulldogs boys basketball team defeated the No. 6 Chinle Wildcats, 68-57, in the 3A state finals on Friday at Gila River Arena.
The Bulldogs will return to the state championship game for the second year in a row. Last season, Fountain Hills took the title, 55-48, over Winslow.
To get back there, the Bulldogs first had to outlast the Wildcats, who jumped out early. Chinle led by nine points at the end of the first quarter before Winslow began to mount a comeback.
The Bulldogs outscored the Wildcats 20-10 in the second quarter to take a 36-33 lead at halftime.
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