Eagles News · Derrick Thomas’ layup gives Eagles win over Cowboys

Updated February 6, 2019 – 10:13 pm

Derrick Thomas converted a layup on an assist from Gavin Balistere with 10 seconds left in regulation to give Boulder City’s boys basketball team a 63-61 win over Boulder City on Wednesday night.

Thomas finished with 16 points and eight rebounds. Ethan Speaker had 26 points and eight rebounds for the Eagles, and teammate Karson Bailey supplied 12 points, eight rebounds, and seven assists.

Wednesday’s win clinched the Class 3A Sunrise League’s No. 1 playoff seed for Boulder City (21-3, 8-0 Sunrise)

Sameal Anderson led Chaparral with 20 points. Elijah Briggs scored 15 points, and Meshach Hawkins added 10 for the Cowboys (13-7, 6-2).