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Leyton comeback falls short

Second quarter struggles doom Warriors in opening round

 

Stephen McKay

Dylan Brenner faced double teams much of the game but still scored a game-high 20 points. Below, the Leyton faithful react to a Brenner three pointer

Perhaps it was just too close to St. Patricks day to deny the Irish.

Though the Leyton Warriors won three of the four quarters, a 23-4 edge for Falls City Sacred Heart in the second quarter, turned out to be the backbreaker as the Irish won the first-round game in the NSAA Boys Basketball Championships at Southeast High School in Lincoln 58-50.

Second-quarter struggles left Leyton in a 31-16 halftime rut, yet there were no heads hanging as they came out for the second half. Cruise set the tone 25 seconds into the third quarter when he put back an offensive layup. Though Austin Malone respo...



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