Lions headed back to state

February 24, 2011 at 8:18 pm in The Jamestown Sun

In shades of his all-state older brother Justin Purintun, junior guard Tanner Purintun stepped up and connected the dagger that the Linton-HMB Lions were looking for all evening inside the Jamestown Civic Center on Thursday night.
Clinging to a 32-25 lead with just over three-and ahalf minutes remaining in the championship game of the Region 3 tournament against the LaMoure Loboes, Purintun fired up a shot from the left wing and drilled the Lions’ only threepointer of the entire contest to hand Linton-HMB a 10- piont cushion they’d never relinquish.
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