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Posted On: 03/16/21 9:52 PM

The Texas high school basketball season has finally come to an end with the UIL state champions being crowned in San Antonio on Friday and Saturday. The 5A matchup in particular was extremely entertaining, requiring overtime to decide a winner. 

Beaumont United entered the contest undefeated and faced off against a scrappy Dallas Kimball team. Kimball looked like they were going to walk off as champs in both regulation and overtime after clawing their way back into the game and managing to go in front by one score, but United’s Terrance Arceneaux Terrance Arceneaux 6'6" | SF Beaumont United | 2022 State TX had other plans. He hit a pair of buzzer-beating threes, the first of which tied the score up at 64 apiece as time expired in regulation. The second triple came in the closing seconds of OT with his team trailing by two. His clutch shooting was the difference. Beaumont United emerged victorious with a 71-70 win, completing the season with a perfect record and a state title. 

Here are the top performers from the matchup:

Terrance Arceneaux Terrance Arceneaux 6'6" | SF Beaumont United | 2022 State TX | 2022 | 6’7’’ Small Forward | Beaumont United HS - Aside from his late-game heroics, Arceneaux was productive throughout the contest, accounting for 24

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