Milford holds off Sutton in SNC championship game

Turnovers prove costly for Mustangs in 41-40 loss to Eagles Saturday night


After a huge 68-45 semifinal round win over the Fillmore Central Panthers, the Sutton Mustangs had their eyes set on tournament gold Saturday night, during action in the 2017 Southern Nebraska Conference basketball tournament held at Centennial High School in Utica.

A total of 19 turnovers, combined with 10 steals by the Milford Eagles, however, left the Mustangs on the short end for the second time in as many weeks against Milford, with the Eagles claiming their second straight SNC crown with a 41-40 win.

The loss dropped Sutton to 12-7 on the year.



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