With the game on the line, outstanding players step up, when called upon.

For Karr, senior Marc Bowie was that man Friday night.

Bowie scored eight straight points for the Cougars in the fourth quarter as Karr held off Osceola High of Florida 49-47 in the semifinals of the Allstate Sugar Bowl National Prep Classic at the Alario Center.

Bowie finished with 24 points and four assists.

“It feels going out executing, doing what coach told us to do,” Bowie said. “When you do what your are supposed to do and listen to your coach, you will come out victorious.”

Read More Crescent City Sports