Lebanon finishes fourth at Houlihan’s Invitational

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Lebanon junior Brady Hays drives to the basket during a high school boys’ basketball game against the Logan-Rogersville Wildcats on Friday night at Catholic High School. The Wildcats won the game, 62-48.

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ALEX BOYER ALEX@LEBANONDAILYRECORD.COM

The Lebanon High School boys’ basketball four-game win streak came to a screeching halt on Friday night after the ‘Jackets fell to the Logan-Rogersville Wildcats in the semifinal game of the Houlihan’s Invitational at Springfield Catholic High School, 62-48.

Lebanon (6-7) entered the fourth quarter trailing 39-31, but the fourth quarter magic that LHS had to seem to be able to carry with them into the final frames during the win streak disappeared on Friday night.

“We struggled a little bit there in the third quarter and had way too many turnovers in the first quarter,” Lebanon head coach Adam Thornhill said. “There are a lot of things that led up to the deficit heading into the fourth … it kind of felt like maybe we could get going a little bit but it didn’t materialize.”

Junior Dawson Zimdars scored a team-high 17 points, including 13 in the second half and helped keep the game interesting, as the ‘Jackets were able to claw back and cut the deficit to four points.

“Dawson had a great game for us,” Thornhill said. “He has had some really solid games for us since the Blue and Gold. He has been battling some foul trouble that may look like from a statistics standpoint that he didn’t have a great game, but he has given us some great minutes the past five or six games.”

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