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Hampshire boys basketball coach Bob Barnett just figured Whip-Purs’ senior Tyler Crater needed a breather. Not for long, though. With the outcome of Wednesday night’s Class 3A regional semifinal against host Burlington Central pretty much decided, the only drama that remained midway through the fourth quarter was whether or not Crater would get his 1,000th career point or have to wait until Friday’s championship game. The 6-foot-3 Whips’ forward stood at 998 career points and had missed three straight shots at 1,000 when Barnett decided to pull Crater out of the game with 3:09 to play. But after a Hampshire timeout, Barnett put Crater back in the game and on the ensuing inbounds play, Crater broke free underneath and made the layup to give him 13 points for the game and an even 1,000 for his three-year varsity career. More important to the Whip-Purs, though, was a 49-31 win over the Rockets, Hampshire’s first regional win in three years.