Nevada Defeats Izard County 48-47 in 1A State Championship

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HOT SPRINGS, Ark. — Nevada knocks off the defending champs. The Blue Jays beat Izard County 48-47 in the 1A State Championship on Thursday.

Despite losing grasp of a commanding lead in the fourth quarter, Nevada held on late. A late bucket and crucial free throws help Nevada edge Izard County for the 1A title.

Nevada guard Javontae Pearson spoke to FOX16’s Nick Walters after the game and expressed how grateful he is for the state title.

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