North Central Upsets #1 Pleasanton in Semi-Finals

LINCOLN – #5 North Central looking for their second strait upset of the State Tournament, took on #1 Pleasanton on Friday.

Pleasanton trailed 10-11 after the first quarter. North Central started kicking things in gear scoring 19 points in the 2nd and at 30-23, the Knights took the lead into halftime.

Pleasanton made 6 3-pointers in the 2nd half, but it wasn’t enough to make up the difference, as the Knights put away a steady dose of shots from the charity stripe.

Knights get the upset 64-52.

North Central improves to 24-3 and will play in the State Championship at 11 a.m. on Saturday, while Pleasanton drops to 24-2, and will play for 3rd at 1:00 p.m.

NC                      11      19     16      18   64

Pleasanton     10     13      10     19    52

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