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Warren pulls off stunning comeback win in OT to earn first CIF-SS girls basketball title

Warren's Kaeani Berry holds up the CIF-SS Division 3AA girls basketball trophy after she and her team defeated Cabrillo, 47-42, at Colony High School in Ontario, Calif. on Saturday, March 3, 2018. (Correspondent photo by Trevor Stamp)
Warren's Kaeani Berry holds up the CIF-SS Division 3AA girls basketball trophy after she and her team defeated Cabrillo, 47-42, at Colony High School in Ontario, Calif. on Saturday, March 3, 2018. (Correspondent photo by Trevor Stamp)

ONTARIO – The Warren girls basketball team didn’t shy away from the adversity of an eight-point deficit as it headed into the fourth quarter of the CIF-Southern Section Division 3AA final Saturday at Colony High.

The Bears (20-10) rallied to tie the score and force overtime, and went on to pull out a 47-42 victory to earn the program’s first CIF-SS title.

Trailing 39-35, the Bears scored four points in 10 seconds to send the game into overtime.

The score was tied 39-39 at the end of regulation and 40-40 early in the extra period.

After the teams traded free throws in overtime, Kaeani Berry scored five consecutive points to give the Bears the lead for good.

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