Independence’s Chae Johnson, left, and Butler’s Jal'lil Carter fight for a loose ball during Friday night's game. Butler took the Southwestern 4A regular-season basketball crown with a 62-57 win over the Independence Patriots (No. 14 in the Observer’s Sweet 16).
Independence’s Chae Johnson, left, and Butler’s Jal'lil Carter fight for a loose ball during Friday night's game. Butler took the Southwestern 4A regular-season basketball crown with a 62-57 win over the Independence Patriots (No. 14 in the Observer’s Sweet 16). Diedra Laird dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
Independence’s Chae Johnson, left, and Butler’s Jal'lil Carter fight for a loose ball during Friday night's game. Butler took the Southwestern 4A regular-season basketball crown with a 62-57 win over the Independence Patriots (No. 14 in the Observer’s Sweet 16). Diedra Laird dlaird@charlotteobserver.com

Butler overcomes Independence, 62-57, for Southwestern 4A crown

February 12, 2016 11:13 PM