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A heartbreaking 46-43 loss to East Stroudsburg South, on a buzzer-beater from beyond the arc, ended the Freedom boys basketball team’s season last year at Allen’s Sewards Gymnasium.

This year, in the same gym, a Patriots freshman dealing with another level of heartbreak pushed fourth-seeded Freedom past the fifth-seeded Cavaliers, 59-43, in the District 11 6A quarterfinals.

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