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By David Pan 

Junior standout helps Timberwolves stun Knights | Boys basketball


Last updated 1/19/2018 at Noon

Jackson put the ball in Ben Olesen’s hands and the junior guard responded in a big way.

Olesen connected on the winning shot with five seconds left in the fourth quarter to lift Jackson to a 58-56 victory over Kamiak in a Wesco 4A boys basketball game Thursday, Jan. 11, at Kamiak High School.

Coming out of a timeout, Wolfpack coach Steve Johnson drew up a play with a screen in order to give Olesen a little room to work with against the Knights.

“It was supposed to be a drag screen. It didn’t really work,” Olesen said. “He just told me to drive, try to kick it out or take a shot...

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