PHS beats Milton in district title thriller

Photo: Shawndarius Cowart Source: WEAR

Saturday night was PHS senior Shawndarius Cowart's birthday, and he played like it.

Cowart hit a game-tying shot with one second left in regulation, and then a game-winner at the buzzer in overtime to lift PHS to a 45-43 win over Milton in the 1-7A district championship game.

Milton, the 5th seed, nearly pulled off an amazing run to the title a night after stunning top seed Washington.

The Tigers earn a home game against Crestview to start the playoffs on Thursday.

Milton will travel to Choctaw, the state's top-ranked 7A team.

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