PHOTOS BY: KELSEY PHARIS, GABE RODRIGUEZ, GRETCHEN COPE, LAUREN LIPPERT, REGAN LAVALLEE, CONNOR DAVIS AND KATIE PICKRELL
8:34 p.m.: Almost all of the students clear out of the gym after a quick, fast-paced game.
8:26 p.m.: The Golden Eagles officially defeat the Grizzlies 56-45 on their own turf after maintaining a lead throughout a large portion of the game.
8:24 p.m.: James Viergutz makes two points of off free throws with 33.3 seconds left. The score is 54-43 Golden Eagles.
8:22 p.m.: ThunderRidge calls a timeout with 43.4 seconds left. Mountain Vista holds a 9-point lead and shows no sign of backing off.
8:20 p.m.: The score is 48-39 after Belknapp sinks two free throws with only 1:33 left in the last quarter.
8:16 p.m.: Subart makes two free throws after a ThunderRidge opponent received a technical foul. The score is now 46-36 Mountain Vista.
The crowd goes wild after senior Nick Pepper scores a rebound shot. Vista leads, 42-36, with three minutes remaining. pic.twitter.com/Z5hkx3boHO
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8:09 p.m.: Mountain Vista calls a timeout with 4:39 left in the last quarter and a lead of 41-36.
8:04 p.m.: Pepper scores the first points of the game and a free throw, leaving the score 40-34. 8:01 p.m.: The third period comes to an end while Vista leads 37-32.
7:57 p.m.: Subart defends the lead by scoring two, leaving the total 37-29 Eagles.
7:50 p.m.: Pepper scores a basket. Vista leads, 32-22.
7:49 p.m.: Time-out is called with 5:30 remaining. Vista leads, 30-22.
7:46 p.m.: Mountain Vista’s Subart scores the first two points of the half.
7:46 p.m.: The second half begins.
7:41 p.m.: For part of the half-time entertainment, three students from both Mountain Vista and ThunderRidge raced to complete a layup, a free throw and a three pointer.
7:35 p.m.: The first half wraps up after two successful free throws by Phillips that leave Vista on top 24-20.
7:31 p.m.: Subart shoots two again to set the Eagles ahead 20-18 with 1:47 left in the first half.
7:29 p.m.: Subart ties the game at 18-18 with 3:36 left in the second period.
7:19 p.m.: At the end of the first period, Vista trails ThunderRidge 12-9.
7:15 p.m.: Vista gains a short lead of 7-6.
7:06 p.m.: Brady Subart shoots two points to put up the first score of the game for either team.
7:02 p.m.: The starting line-up for the Golden Eagles includes sophomores Isasac Phillips and Jake Belknapp and seniors Brady Subart, Cory Smith and Nick Pepper.
6:55 p.m.: Senior team captain Ray Beresford injured his ankle prior to the game.
6:48 p.m.: The varsity team has 10 minutes left to warm-up to take on T-Ridge.
6:38 p.m.: Mountain Vista’s junior varsity team is defeated by ThunderRidge with a score of 68-46.