Lyle-Pacelli boys fall to Hope Lutheran in OT

Published 10:26 pm Friday, January 24, 2014

The Lyle-Pacelli boys basketball team let another close game slip away when they lost 76-71 in overtime to Hope Lutheran (6-8 overall, 6-5 SEC) in Lyle Friday.

The Athletics (4-12 overall, 4-9 SEC) tied the game at 66-66 with 16 seconds left in regulation when Jordan Cotter scored on a lay-up, but Hope Lutheran took an early lead in overtime.

“We had a disappointing start, but I was proud of the way our guys battled back,” LP head coach Dean DeBoer said.

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Jordan Hart had 23 points for LP.

LP scoring: Jordan Hart, 23; Brennen Ruis, 14; Noah Jiskra, 10; Jordan Cotter, 9; Jordan Cotter, 9; Braden Kocer, 9; Mark Manyuon, 2; Matt Kasel, 2; Matt Diang, 2