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Horizon boys win GICAA championship
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The Horizon Christian Academy boys' basketball team celebrates after winning the GICAA Division II championship Friday. - photo by For the Forsyth County News

The Horizon Christian Academy boys’ basketball team won the Georgia Independent Christian Athletic Association Division II-A championship 54-52 over Westminster Christian Academy on Friday at Central Georgia Technical College in Macon.

Junior Michael Walker put back a missed 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the Warriors its third state title in school history and first in the GICAA.

Dakota Holtzclaw led Horizon (20-0) with 23 points, while Walker scored 11 points and Jake Fussell added 10 points.

The Warriors (20-0) led 25-24 at halftime. Horizon found itself down three in the final minute until senior Ben Weaver drained a 3-pointer to tie the game at 52 with 37 seconds left.

The Warriors made a defensive stand and took possession with 16 seconds left, setting up Walker’s heroics.