Nixy boys hoops

Nixyaawii's Tyasin Burns goes to the basket Friday against the defense of Damascus Christian's Zach Nelson, No. 2, and Jacob Zakharyuk.

Nixyaawi’s run toward a second straight boys state basketball title ran into the Damascus Christian Eagles Friday afternoon.

The Eagles, 27-1, led most of the way and won 61-53 in a semifinal at Baker High School.

Jacob Zakharyuk led all scorers with 32 points.

Mick Schimmel led Nixyaawii with 24 points.

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