Flames scorch Eagles to reach first section final
A fan wears a cutout of Lodi Flames Coach Dave Nutting’s head during Lodi’s semifinal game against the McNair Eagles at Power Balance Pavilion in Sacramento on Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012. The Flames beat the Eagles 86-78 and made Lodi High School history with their first-ever Sac-Joaquin Section title berth.
Posted: Saturday, March 3, 2012 12:00 am
Updated: 5:52 am, Mon Mar 5, 2012.
For Dave Nutting, it was like looking into a mirror — only the fun house variety.
The Lodi Flames varsity boys basketball coach was in his sixth period physical education class earlier this week when Joey Armstrong greeted him with a giant cardboard cutout — of Nutting’s face.
Saturday, March 3, 2012 12:00 am.
Updated: 5:52 am.