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Centralia Tournament update: Sturgeon loses tight one to Harrisburg

Posted on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 9:47 pm

Hallsville cancels against Centralia

Three points: that was the difference between Sturgeon getting revenge over last Friday night’s loss to Harrisburg.

A last-second three-point shot did the trick for Harrisburg and they beat Sturgeon again, 56-53.

Ben Doss goes up for an underhand jump shot.

Sturgeon had led going into the fourth, in fact, they led most of the game.

Harrisburg led the first quarter, 15-12. Sturgeon came back in the second and led going into halftime, 28-26. Sturgeon kept the lead, ahead 43-38 at the top of the fourth.

A last second three point shot, finished the game in Harrisburg’s favor.

Jacob Brooks scores a reverse layup against Harrisburg.

Jacob Brooks and Logan Flashpohler led Sturgeon with 15 points each, backed up by Connor Morgan with 11.

Tanner Lanes led Harrisburg with a game-high 23.

Sturgeon will play North Callaway, 4:30 p.m., Thursday in Centralia. Harrisburg will play Boonville, 6:30 p.m., Thursday in Centralia.

In other Tuesday night Centralia Tournament games:

Boonville beat North Callaway, 65-64

Centralia, whose game against Hallsville was cancelled due to a COVID-19 quarantine for Hallsville, will play Salisbury 8:30 p.m. Thursday in Centralia.