SPARKS - Carson High led for just 54.3 seconds of its Division I playoff opener at Spanish Springs Tuesday night.
It was just enough.
Rafe King dropped in a free throw with three-tenths of a second showing on the clock to snap a 37-all tie and give the Senators a thrilling 38-37 win over Spanish Springs to reach the semifinals.
Carson will now host McQueen, a 60-59 upset winner over Douglas, on Thursday at 5 p.m. Hug and Galena will square off at 7, also at CHS, in the other semi.
It was a much different game than the regular-season …