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The Marion County R-II boys basketball team made a great comeback, but fell in overtime, 91-81, at Canton last Tuesday.
The Mustangs (5-16) fell behind 26-17 and trailed by eight going into the final period,when they went on a 17-9 run to tie the game and send it into overtime.
However, the Tigers out-scored Marion County 15-5 to secure the victory.
Caden Stotts drained three of his six three-pointers in the fourth quarter to lead the comeback and ended up with 18 points.
Joey Lagemann sank five three-pointers in the game and scored a game-high 27 points including 10 during the team’s 25-point third-quarter.
Cooper Stotts also sank four of the team’s 19 three-pointers and finished with 21 points.
Also scoring for Marion County were Spencer Whetstone, 11, Wyatt Goldinger, three, and Porter Britt, one.
Canton was led in scoring by the trio of Kyle Frazier, 27 points, Preston Brewer, 22, and Dalton Berhorst, 19.
Brewer and Berhorst combined to make nine of the team’s 12 three-pointers.
All told, there were 31 three-pointers made in the contest.
The Mustangs were also supposed to play South Shelby Friday, but the game was snowed out.
Marion County is competing this week in Class 1, District 11 play at LaPlata.
The Mustangs were to open against Brashear at 7:30 p.m. Monday. Results were not available for this issue.