Like the previous game, Chippewa Valley started off hot as they held Tower to only 3 attempted shots in the first 4 minutes and none went in. The score was 5-0 after four minutes and Tower's coach called timeout. Tower came back and scored a few more points but Chippewa Valley lead 13-7 at the end of the first quarter.
In the second quarter the score went back and forth but with two minutes left in the half, Chippewa lead 24-17. After a last second shot by Tower the score was 28-25 Chippewa Valley at halftime.
In the third quarter Chippewa started off hot scoring right away and then after a turn over, # 33 on Chippewa Nick Gregory gave Chippewa momentum with a slam dunk giving Chippewa a 32-25 lead. However with 3:36 left in the third quarter the score was 39-37 Chippewa. The Bigs Reds closed out the half on a big run as they lead heading into the fourth quarter 50-44. Tower hit a 3 pointer right before the buzzer for three points.
In the fourth quarter after four minutes the score was 55-52 Chippewa. With 3 minutes left Tower was up 57-56. After 30 seconds, Chippewa lead 58-57. Tower then hit a 3 pointer by Ryan Newcom that made the score 60-58. It was Newcom's third three pointer of the game. With 8 seconds left Sam Bunkley, on Chippewa hit a three pointer to make the score 63-62. Tower had a chance but Joe Bastone blocked a Tower shot and deflected the ball away to kill the remaining clock. Bunkley described the moment, "I actually didn't even realize it was the game winning shot until I was running back on defense and heard the buzzer sound and saw my teammates screaming and jumping on me. Honestly all I was thinking about when Nick gave me the pass was to make sure my form was straight and to not hesitate."
Nick Gregory - 17 points