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Millard North and Bellevue West advance to Metro Holiday Tournament championship

Published: Dec. 31, 2020 at 6:14 PM CST
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - In what could be a preview of this season’s state championship and a rematch of last Millard North and Bellevue West will play for the Metro Holiday Tournament title Saturday night at Creighton Prep.

The game will start at 7:15 pm after the girls championship at 5:30 pm.

The Mustangs beat Omaha Central 73-60. Hunter Sallis led Millard North with 19 points, Denim Johnson led the Eagles with 18 points.

“Feels good, that team is really good, undefeated just like us, we knew it was going to be a dogfight at halftime, I think it was tied, we knew we had to come out hard at half and that’s what we did,” said Sallis.

Bellevue West is also undefeated, the T-Birds improve to 7-0 with a 73-64 against Creighton Prep. Frankie Fidler scored 30 points, Chucky Hepburn 12 points. For the Junior Jays, Justin Sitti leads with 21points and Brendan Buckley scores 17 points.

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