Dakota takes down Newman to win Forreston Holiday Tournament

FORRESTON, Ill. (WIFR) Despite being seeded eighth and entering the championship game as the underdog, Dakota found a way to beat three-seed Newman in the final seconds to claim the 60th Annual Forreston Holiday Tournament trophy.

A tournament dominated over recent years by the Comets and Winnebago, the Indians won their third FHT title and first since 2005.

Dakota was led by Evan Flynn's 19 points. The senior was named first-team All-Tournament. Josh Clark was named to the second-team.

Newman was led in scoring by senior Devon House, who finished with a game-high 20.

Dakota is now 9-3 overall and has won seven straight heading into the holiday break.