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Bakke gives a moment of magic to Fergus Golden Eagle


February 16, 2017

Havre Daily News/Floyd Brandt

Havre High School student and Blue Pony basketball player Ryan Bakke holds a ball on the Havre High basketball court. Bakke received statewide attention when he allowed the Fergus County High School basketball team manager to score a basket during a game in Lewistown.

Fergus High School senior Luke Derheim says one of the best moments of his life happened Feb. 4, when the Havre High School Blue Ponies came to town and he scored the first basket of his life in a varsity game, prompting the home crowd to erupt and chant his name.

"It was indescribable, just to be able to get in. It was insane," Derheim said Wednesday. "It was once of the best moments of my life."

Lewistown won the game, 59-49.

A Youtube video of the last few seconds of the game showing Derheim going to the basket and Havre basketball player Ryan Bakke letting him score has gone viral....

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