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Boys' basketball 4A semifinal: Lewis-Palmer 58, Pueblo South 45

Lewis-Palmer defeated Pueblo South 58-45 in the state 4A basketball championships at the Denver Coliseum on Friday, March 10, 2017.

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Lewis-Palmer's Billy Cook fights to keep the ball in bounds during the fourth quarter of the state semifinals. Lewis-Palmer advanced to the finals of the 4A Colorado Basketball State Championships at the Denver Coliseum on Friday, March 10, 2017. They defeated Pueblo South 58-45. Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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Lewis-Palmer's Drew Blomberg drives the ball past Pueblo South's Lawrence Ramos. Lewis-Palmer advanced to the finals of the 4A Colorado Basketball State Championships at the Denver Coliseum on Friday, March 10, 2017. They defeated Pueblo South 58-45. Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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A pre game ritual for the Lewis-Palmer basketball team. Lewis-Palmer advanced to the finals of the 4A Colorado Basketball State Championships at the Denver Coliseum on Friday, March 10, 2017. They defeated Pueblo South 58-45. Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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Lewis-Palmer's Billy Cook fights for the ball. Lewis-Palmer advanced to the finals of the 4A Colorado Basketball State Championships at the Denver Coliseum on Friday, March 10, 2017. They defeated Pueblo South 58-45. Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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Pueblo South's Marcell Barbee and Billy Cook fight for the gal (left to right). Lewis-Palmer advanced to the finals of the 4A Colorado Basketball State Championships at the Denver Coliseum on Friday, March 10, 2017. They defeated Pueblo South 58-45. Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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Lewis-Palmer's Eli Burkett controls the ball. Lewis-Palmer advanced to the finals of the 4A Colorado Basketball State Championships at the Denver Coliseum on Friday, March 10, 2017. They defeated Pueblo South 58-45. Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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Lewis-Palmer's Joel Scott controls the ball. Lewis-Palmer advanced to the finals of the 4A Colorado Basketball State Championships at the Denver Coliseum on Friday, March 10, 2017. They defeated Pueblo South 58-45. Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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Lewis-Palmer head coach Bill Benton gives direction to Billy Cook. Lewis-Palmer advanced to the finals of the 4A Colorado Basketball State Championships at the Denver Coliseum on Friday, March 10, 2017. They defeated Pueblo South 58-45. Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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Lewis-Palmer's Joel Scott controls the ball. Lewis-Palmer advanced to the finals of the 4A Colorado Basketball State Championships at the Denver Coliseum on Friday, March 10, 2017. They defeated Pueblo South 58-45. Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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Lewis-Palmer's Billy Cook throw the ball over Pueblo South's Lawrence Ramos. Lewis-Palmer advanced to the finals of the 4A Colorado Basketball State Championships at the Denver Coliseum on Friday, March 10, 2017. They defeated Pueblo South 58-45. Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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Lewis-Palmer advanced to the finals of the 4A Colorado Basketball State Championships at the Denver Coliseum on Friday, March 10, 2017. They defeated Pueblo South 58-45. Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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Lewis-Palmer's Eli Burkett controls the ball. Lewis-Palmer advanced to the finals of the 4A Colorado Basketball State Championships at the Denver Coliseum on Friday, March 10, 2017. They defeated Pueblo South 58-45. Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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Lewis-Palmer's Eli Burkett controls the ball. Lewis-Palmer advanced to the finals of the 4A Colorado Basketball State Championships at the Denver Coliseum on Friday, March 10, 2017. They defeated Pueblo South 58-45. Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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Lewis-Palmer's Drew Blomberg passes the ball. Lewis-Palmer advanced to the finals of the 4A Colorado Basketball State Championships at the Denver Coliseum on Friday, March 10, 2017. They defeated Pueblo South 58-45. Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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Lewis-Palmer advanced to the finals of the 4A Colorado Basketball State Championships at the Denver Coliseum on Friday, March 10, 2017. They defeated Pueblo South 58-45. Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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Lewis-Palmer's Eli Burkett (left) and Billy Cook (right) pressure Pueblo South's Deshiloh Stanley. Lewis-Palmer advanced to the finals of the 4A Colorado Basketball State Championships at the Denver Coliseum on Friday, March 10, 2017. They defeated Pueblo South 58-45. Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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Lewis-Palmer's Billy Cook controls the ball. Lewis-Palmer advanced to the finals of the 4A Colorado Basketball State Championships at the Denver Coliseum on Friday, March 10, 2017. They defeated Pueblo South 58-45. Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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Lewis-Palmer's Brady Choban fights for the ball Pueblo South's Tonay Aragon. Lewis-Palmer advanced to the finals of the 4A Colorado Basketball State Championships at the Denver Coliseum on Friday, March 10, 2017. They defeated Pueblo South 58-45. Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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Lewis-Palmer's Billy Cook controls the ball. Lewis-Palmer advanced to the finals of the 4A Colorado Basketball State Championships at the Denver Coliseum on Friday, March 10, 2017. They defeated Pueblo South 58-45. Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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Lewis-Palmer's Billy Cook controls the ball. Lewis-Palmer advanced to the finals of the 4A Colorado Basketball State Championships at the Denver Coliseum on Friday, March 10, 2017. They defeated Pueblo South 58-45. Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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Lewis-Palmer's Billy Cook goes up for a shot. Lewis-Palmer advanced to the finals of the 4A Colorado Basketball State Championships at the Denver Coliseum on Friday, March 10, 2017. They defeated Pueblo South 58-45. Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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Lewis-Palmer's Eli Burkett fights for the ball. Lewis-Palmer advanced to the finals of the 4A Colorado Basketball State Championships at the Denver Coliseum on Friday, March 10, 2017. They defeated Pueblo South 58-45. Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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Lewis-Palmer's Drew Blomberg controls the ball. Lewis-Palmer advanced to the finals of the 4A Colorado Basketball State Championships at the Denver Coliseum on Friday, March 10, 2017. They defeated Pueblo South 58-45. Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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Lewis-Palmer advanced to the finals of the 4A Colorado Basketball State Championships at the Denver Coliseum on Friday, March 10, 2017. They defeated Pueblo South 58-45. Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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Lewis-Palmer advanced to the finals of the 4A Colorado Basketball State Championships at the Denver Coliseum on Friday, March 10, 2017. They defeated Pueblo South 58-45. Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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Lewis-Palmer's Joel Scott and Drew Blomberg (left to right) celebrate after the state semi-finals. Lewis-Palmer advanced to the finals of the 4A Colorado Basketball State Championships at the Denver Coliseum on Friday, March 10, 2017. They defeated Pueblo South 58-45. Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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Lewis-Palmer's Salim Nehme goes in for a shot. Lewis-Palmer advanced to the finals of the 4A Colorado Basketball State Championships at the Denver Coliseum on Friday, March 10, 2017. They defeated Pueblo South 58-45. Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette

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