Lakeshore edges Vikings in overtime

STEVENSVILLE — Visiting Niles came up a bit short in upsetting Lakeshore in SMAC West Division boys basketball Friday night.

The Vikings (4-14, 2-7 SMAC West) forced the game into overtime, but were outscored 6-3 in the extra session and lost to the Lancers (12-7, 4-5 SMAC West) 56-53.

Niles trailed 16-8 after one, but outscored Lakeshore 31-16 in the second and third quarters to take a 39-32 lead into the final eight minutes of regulation.

Lakeshore rallied to tie the game at 50-50, sending it into overtime.

Bryce Lake had 17 points to lead the Vikings, who also got 16 points from Gavin Rasler and 12 points from Dawson Clemens.

Braden Burke scored 17 points for the Lancers, while Logan Steffes added 12 and Jake Bushu 10.

 

LAKESHORE 56, NILES 53 (OT)

At Stevensville

NILES 53

Dawson Clemens 12, Bryce Lake 17, Chris Brown 2, Alex Harpenau 4, Tyler Phillips 2, Gavin Rasler 16. TOTALS: 19 7-12 53.

LAKESHORE 56

Logan Steffes 12, Gibson Archer 5, Jake Bushu 10, Max Gaishin 8, Colin Brushweiler 4, Braden Burke 17. TOTALS: 16 21-26 56.

 

Niles                8          18       39       50       53

Lakeshore      16       20       32       50       56

3-point baskets: Niles 8 (Lake 4, Clemens 3, Rasler), Lakeshore 1 (Archer). Total fouls (fouled out): Niles 22 (Phillips), Lakeshore 14 (none). Varsity records: Niles 4-14, 2-7 SMAC West; Lakeshore 12-7, 4-5 SMAC West.

 

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