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Rutherford Boys Punch Ticket To 5A State Final Four

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On Saturday night, the Rutherford boys basketball team took the floor with one goal: to win their Regional Final and advance to Lakeland and the Class 5A State Final Four.

The Rams facing Bishop Kenny on Saturday night, and Rutherford took the early lead. They would lead 32-16 at the half, and while the Crusaders would pull close late, Rutherford pulls out the 63-52 win.

The Rams advance to Lakeland for the first time since 2010, and will face American Heritage on Friday in the State Semifinals.