Cane Ridge tops Hillsboro in 2OT

Cane Ridge tops Hillsboro in 2OT

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Cane Ridge tops Hillsboro in 2OT

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Cane Ridge's Brandon Dansoh, left, and Kyree Elder, right, celebrate with head coach Marlin Simms, center, after winning in double-overtime at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.

Cane Ridge’s Brandon Dansoh, left, and Kyree Elder, right, celebrate with head coach Marlin Simms, center, after winning in double-overtime at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.

Cane Ridge players celebrate with their trophy after winning in double-overtime at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.

Cane Ridge players celebrate with their trophy after winning in double-overtime at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.

Hillsboro's Darius Ferguson (1) advances past Cane Ridge's David Smith (23) during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.Cane Ridge's Hillsboro's during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.

Hillsboro’s Darius Ferguson (1) advances past Cane Ridge’s David Smith (23) during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.Cane Ridge’s Hillsboro’s during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.

Cane Ridge's Abduhl Akinola (33) and Hillsboro's Jamonte Hines (22) battle during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.Cane Ridge's Hillsboro's during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.

Cane Ridge’s Abduhl Akinola (33) and Hillsboro’s Jamonte Hines (22) battle during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.Cane Ridge’s Hillsboro’s during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.

Hillsboro's Darius Ferguson (1) scores against Cane Ridge during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.Cane Ridge's Hillsboro's during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.

Hillsboro’s Darius Ferguson (1) scores against Cane Ridge during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.Cane Ridge’s Hillsboro’s during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.

Cane Ridge's David Smith (23) advances against Hillsboro during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.Cane Ridge's Hillsboro's during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.

Cane Ridge’s David Smith (23) advances against Hillsboro during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.Cane Ridge’s Hillsboro’s during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.

Hillsboro's Kobe Reeves (2) passes past Cane Ridge's Bryce Woods (10) during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.Cane Ridge's Hillsboro's during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.

Hillsboro’s Kobe Reeves (2) passes past Cane Ridge’s Bryce Woods (10) during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.Cane Ridge’s Hillsboro’s during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.

Hillsboro's Collin Herron (4) passes over Cane Ridge's Shawn Pirtle (4) during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.Cane Ridge's Hillsboro's during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.

Hillsboro’s Collin Herron (4) passes over Cane Ridge’s Shawn Pirtle (4) during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.Cane Ridge’s Hillsboro’s during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.

Hillsboro's Thomas Smith (35) shoots over Cane Ridge's Abduhl Akinola (33) during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.Cane Ridge's Hillsboro's during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.

Hillsboro’s Thomas Smith (35) shoots over Cane Ridge’s Abduhl Akinola (33) during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.Cane Ridge’s Hillsboro’s during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.

Cane Ridge's Shawn Pirtle (4) defends against Hillsboro's Edwin Broadnax (10) during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.Cane Ridge's Hillsboro's during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.

Cane Ridge’s Shawn Pirtle (4) defends against Hillsboro’s Edwin Broadnax (10) during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.Cane Ridge’s Hillsboro’s during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.

Cane Ridge's Damion Baugh (2) shoots over Hillsboro's Edwin Broadnax (10) during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.Cane Ridge's Hillsboro's during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.

Cane Ridge’s Damion Baugh (2) shoots over Hillsboro’s Edwin Broadnax (10) during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.Cane Ridge’s Hillsboro’s during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.

Cane Ridge's Kyree Elder (3) battles with Hillsboro's Collin Herron (4) during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.Cane Ridge's Hillsboro's during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.

Cane Ridge’s Kyree Elder (3) battles with Hillsboro’s Collin Herron (4) during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.Cane Ridge’s Hillsboro’s during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.

Cane Ridge's Kyree Elder (3) advances against Hillsboro during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.Cane Ridge's Hillsboro's during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.

Cane Ridge’s Kyree Elder (3) advances against Hillsboro during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.Cane Ridge’s Hillsboro’s during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.

Hillsboro led for all but the last two minutes of regulation Friday at Cane Ridge, but it was the Ravens who made a late run and were able to escape with a 65-55 victory in double overtime.

“There’s just some basic characteristics we teach every day about playing together and poise and playing as one,” Cane Ridge coach Marlin Simms said. “We were able to keep our heads and come together tonight.”

Hillsboro (14-7, 8-3 12-AAA) led 41-34 after three quarters and looked to be pulling away after starting the fourth with a 3-pointer by Collin Herron, but Cane Ridge (21-1, 12-0) strung together a 13-point quarter, capped by a Brandon Dansoh 3-pointer that tied things at 47 after regulation.

“If we had been a little more patient there, I think we would have been fine,” Hillsboro coach Rodney Thweatt said. “I thought it was a great basketball game. We just fell on the short end of the stick.”

Cane Ridge had a chance to win at the end of regulation after a foul sent the Ravens to the line, but both free throws bounced off the iron.

The Ravens took the advantage in the first overtime, but Hillsboro junior Kobe Reeves hit four key free throws at the end of the period to tie things up and force a second overtime.

By the second overtime, Hillsboro had little left in the tank and Cane Ridge outscored the Burros 12-2.

Kyree Elder scored a game-high 17 points for Cane Ridge.

Thomas Smith had 15 points for Hillsboro.

Cane Ridge girls 34, Hillsboro 26: Brooke Smith scored a game-high 12 points for the Lady Ravens in the district win.

Reach Sam Brown at 615-259-8232 and on Twitter @SamBrownTN. 

Cane Ridge's Abduhl Akinola (33) is defended by Hillsboro's Brandon Hodge (40) and Thomas Smith (35) during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.Cane Ridge's Hillsboro's during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.

Cane Ridge’s Abduhl Akinola (33) is defended by Hillsboro’s Brandon Hodge (40) and Thomas Smith (35) during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.Cane Ridge’s Hillsboro’s during the first half at Cane Ridge High School, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.

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