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Millennium and Perry set to tip-off in State Championship

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The Millennium Tigers boys basketball team will look to dethrone the reigning Open State Champion Perry Pumas in tonight’s matchup.

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Perry’s chance to three-peat

The Pumas (23-6) won last year’s first-annual Open State Title and now have an oppurtinity to complete a three-peat.

After entering this year’s bracket as the No. 1 seed, Perry has put together four straight 17+ point victories. They have looked superior to each opponent and have a real shot to bring in yet another championship.

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Despite losing five more games than they did last season, the Pumas have played elite on both sides of the floor during these playoffs.

Millennium’s dominance

The Tigers (25-4) have had more high-quality wins than any team this season. They now enter this game on a 10-game win streak and defeating No. 2 Notre Dame Prep with ease.

When at their best, it is nearly impossible to stop this team from running away with the lead.

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Millennium has an opportunity to keep Perry from three-peating while solidifying themselves as the state’s top basketball program. This is a potiential classic in the making.

Tip-off is set for tonight at 8 p.m. MST. The game will be played at Arizona’s Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix.


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Saleh Awwad is a writer/reporter covering the Arizona State Sun Devils, Phoenix High School Sports, and more for Burn City Sports. You can follow him on X via @SalehAwwad_

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