• Jack Mercer (left) and Case Birch (right) battle for a loose ball with Holliday’s Tucker Strealy on Tuesday, Dec.18. Leader photo by Travis Martinez

Furious Steers rally from 12-point deficit to take down Holliday in thriller

Nothing came easy Tuesday for the Graham varsity boys basketball team.

The Steers had to work for every basket, every free throw and ever rebound. All while holding a surging Holliday team at bay for most of the first half. In the end, the Steers rallied in the second half to pull out a thrilling 55-54 victory at Graham High School gymnasium.

The Steers trailed for most of the entire game until a furious comeback made possible by the play of Marc Tate and Evan Ranger.

Graham took their first lead of the game on a Ranger ...

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