Lafayette nips Roy-Hart in OT in B2 contest
No. 7 Lafayette nipped No. 10 Roy-Hart 58-55 in overtime this evening in a Section VI Class B2 pre quarterfinal contest.
Roy-Hart had built up a 17 point, 36-19, half-time advantage as Jacob Bruning scored 16, Brendon Hess 14 and DJ Davis 6 on a pair of threes.
However, Lafayette cut the deficit to seven, 49-42, at the three-quarter mark and then used a 13-4 fourth period scoring edge to rally into a 53-53 tie and send the contest into overtime.
Keeping the momentum, Lafayette scored the first five points of the overtime period, including a key three, to take the lead for good.
Hess finished with 22 and Bruning 20.
In another B2 contest, No. 6 Wilson defeated visiting No. 11 Oracle 57-43.
Also in Class B2, No. 8 Gowanda downed No. 9 JFK 61-52 to advance to a quarterfinal round meeting at top seeded Medina at 7 p.m. Friday.
In a B1 pre quarterfinal, No. 5 Dunkirk defeated No. 12 Albion 78-39.
Kory Reynolds scored 13 and Tommy Mattison 11 for Albion which trailed 41-15 at the half.