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Dragons fall to Indians

Jim Walker

jim.walker@irontontribune.com

 

CHESAPEAKE — What a difference 24 hours can make.

After shooting 56 percent at Portsmouth on Friday, the Fairland Dragons were just 30 percent from the floor on Saturday night as they lost 53-47 to the Lucasville Valley Indians in the annual Beast of the Southeast Classic.

Kollin Van Horn had a double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds to pace the Dragons (7-2). Gunner Short scored 14 points.

Brian Rolfe led Valley with 27 points including three 3-pointers and 12-of-17 from the foul line. Blake Howard added 12 points and Bryce Romanello had 11 rebounds for the Indians (8-2).

Short scored 8 points in the first quarter to give the Dragons a 13-8 lead.

But the Indians got within 28-27 at the half and Rolfe scored 17 points in the second half as Valley outscored the Dragons 26-19 including 17-5 in the third quarter as they took a 44-33 lead.

Fairland hosts Gallipolis on Tuesday in an Ohio Valley Conference game.

Fairland 13 15 5 14 = 47

Lucasville 8 19 17 9 = 53

FAIRLAND (7-2): Ty Staten 1 0 0-0 2, Isaiah Howell 3 0 0-2 6, Kollin Van Horn 4 0 4-6 12, Keedrick Cunningham 1 0 0-0 2, Luke Thomas 0 1 0-0 3, Dairus Stapleton 3 0 0-0 6, Hayden James 1 0 0-0 2, Gunner Short 2 2 4-4 14. Totals: 18-59 8-12 47. 3-point goals: 3-18.. Fouls: 25. Fouled out: Staten.

LUCASVILLE VALLEY (8-2): Christian Breech 1 0 0-0 2, Bryce Romanello 1 0 1-3 3, Kenny Williams 1 0 0-0 2, Brian Rolfe 3 3 12-17 27, Blake Howard 3 1 3-7 12, Aaron Linne 1 1 0-2 5, Blake Brewer 1 0 0-0 2. Totals: 16-35 16-29 53. 3-point goals: 5-10. Fouls: 14. Fouled out: None.