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Strong Fourth Quarter Lifts BRLD Boys to EHC Crown

Strong Fourth Quarter Lifts BRLD Boys to EHC Crown

COLUMBUS – It was Bancroft-Rosalie/Lyons-Decatur against North Bend Central for the boys East Husker Conference basketball championship on Saturday at CCC in Columbus.

NBC scored 17 in the first quarter and took a 28-23 lead into the intermission.

But the Wolverines came out strong after halftime, scored 42 points int he second half, including 26 in the fourth quarter and 12 in the last two minutes, while pulling away late for a 65-56 win.

Lucas Vogt led three BRLD players in double figures with 20 points, with Jaxon Johnson scoring 17 and Dylan Beutler adding 13.

Three NBC players also reached double figures. Jaxon Wietfeld led the way with 14 points, Tanner Wietfeld had 13 and Chse Ruzicka added 12 off the bench.

BRLD improved to 17-1 while winning the EHC tournament crown. NBC is now 17-2.

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