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  • Video: Ripon High beats Union Mine on half-court shot at final buzzer in playoff win

    Ripon defeated Union Mine 68-66 in a San Joaquin Section D-IV first-round game, thanks to a half-court shot at buzzer by Cole Stevens on Wednesday night, Feb. 24, 2016, at Ripon, Calif.

Ripon defeated Union Mine 68-66 in a San Joaquin Section D-IV first-round game, thanks to a half-court shot at buzzer by Cole Stevens on Wednesday night, Feb. 24, 2016, at Ripon, Calif. Ron Agostini Modesto Bee
Ripon defeated Union Mine 68-66 in a San Joaquin Section D-IV first-round game, thanks to a half-court shot at buzzer by Cole Stevens on Wednesday night, Feb. 24, 2016, at Ripon, Calif. Ron Agostini Modesto Bee
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In season of buzzer-beaters, Ripon High playoff bucket may be biggest

February 25, 2016 1:31 PM

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