Grafton returns to state: Late surge by Spoilers leads to 59-54 win against Hatton-Northwood
Published 02/24/2012, Grand Forks Herald
The shots weren’t dropping for Jake Hanson. Through the first 31 minutes, he’d connected on only three of the 14 field goals he’d attempted. With the game, as well as the region championship, on the line, however, Hanson found the range. The senior hit a 3-point shot with 36 seconds left to break a 54-54 tie as Grafton went on to defeat Hatton-Northwood 59-54 in the Region 2 boys high school championship game Thursday at Betty Engelstad Sioux Center.Word count: 530
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