Boys Basketball

Layfield’s last-second driving basket is the difference as Lakota West slips past Hamilton 56-54 in overtime

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Lakota West High School coach Jim Leon joins in the celebration Jan. 28, 2022, after a Greater Miami Conference boys basketball game at Hamilton. West won 56-54 in overtime. RICK CASSANO/STAFF

HAMILTON — Lakota West High School forward William Layfield dished the ball, back cut, received it back and let the ball gently hit off the glass just over the outstretched arm of Hamilton’s 7-footer, Sage Tolentino. 

A second later, his onrushing teammates let him know his aim was true




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