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Charles Sanders’ buzzer-beater gives Larkin tourney title

It was the basketball equivalent of the field goal kick that hits the upright and crossbar before going through or the putt that hangs on the lip before dropping.

Charles Sanders’ tightly contested 21-foot three-point try Saturday at the end of overtime struck the rim, bounced high into the air, then dropped through to give Larkin a 69-66 overtime victory over Barrington for the championship of Jacobs’ 15th annual Jim Hinkle Holiday Classic.

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