Class A regional | Northeast Dubois rallies past Lanesville, 55-53

Class A regional | Northeast Dubois rallies past Lanesville, 55-53

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Class A regional | Northeast Dubois rallies past Lanesville, 55-53

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LOOGOOTEE, Ind.

The Lanesville boys’ basketball team let a 16-point lead slip away as the Eagles fell to Northeast Dubois 55-53 on Saturday in the semifinals of the Class A Loogootee Regional boys’ basketball tournament.

Lanesville (15-9) led 32-16 late in the second quarter before the Jeeps (12-12) started to chip away.

By the end of the third quarter, the Eagles still led 44-36. Lanesville, though, scored just nine points in the final period as Northeast Dubois rallied.

“As we stop making them (shots) and they are making shots, it’s a bad formula,” said Lanesville coach Mikel Miller. “They hurt us inside a lot with scoring and rebounding.”

Jason Harmon, a 6-foot-2 senior forward, paced the Eagles with 12 points. Ryan Fulkerson added nine.

Tyler Haas, a 6-foot-5 senior, led Northeast Dubois with 22 points. Cameron Riecker added 15 points for the Jeeps.

Class A Regional at Loogootee

Northeast Dubois 14 5 17 19 55
Lanesville 22 10 12 9 53

– Linne 3, Jacob 5, Haas 22, Gress 4, Riecker 15, Dodson 6.Northeast Dubois (12-12)

– Joe Ferree 7, Fulkerson 9, Lane 8, Harmon 12, Frazier 2, Jack Ferree 8, Husband 7.Lanesville (15-9)

— Riecker 1, Joe Ferree 1, Jack Ferree 2.3-point goals

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