Buzzer-beater blues Creswell boys basketball falls on late 3-pointer

After AJ Hodge’s 65-foot shot was ruled to be just a fraction of a second after the first-quarter buzzer, one could have looked upon that as being a bad omen for the Bulldogs.

As it turned out, Friday night’s ending was their worst nightmare. 

Santiam Christian, after calling a timeout while trailing by two with 3.7 seconds, won 49-48 as Jackson Risinger swished a fallaway 3-pointer as the buzzer sounded, spoiling a valiant Creswell comeback. 

In the final two minutes . . .