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Claxton hangs on at Portal
Portal's Trent Thomas, right, glances at the scoreboard as Claxton's Cornelius Taylor reacts before a trip the foul line after getting fouled by Akeem Oglesby on a 3-point shot attempt in the games final seconds Friday.
PORTAL — Claxton and Portal have engaged in plenty of nip-and-tuck struggles over the past few years and Friday night was no exception. Of course, that doesn’t mean it wasn’t a bit anticlimactic. The Portal Panthers (10-4, 4-1 Region 3-A) nipped at the heels of the Tigers (10-2, 5-0) for the majority of the night.