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Boys basketball: Hawks’ section run ends one win short of title

Liberty Ranch falls to Summerville in Division IV final; begin NorCal playoffs on Wednesday at home vs. Half Moon Bay

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DeAndre Stallings of the Liberty Ranch Hawks tries to make a basket against the Summerville Bears during the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV final at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento on Saturday, March 2, 2013. The Bears beat the Hawks 63-52 to win the title.

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They nearly did it again. Stunning another top seed. Climbing past another team of skyscrapers. After three quarters at Sleep Train Arena, the plucky Liberty Ranch Hawks held a one-point lead, poised to put a championship stamp on their dazzling postseason debut and improbable turnaround.

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DeAndre Stallings of the Liberty Ranch Hawks tries to make a basket against the Summerville Bears during the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV final at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento on Saturday, March 2, 2013. The Bears beat the Hawks 63-52 to win the title.