Pleasant takes down Clear Fork in overtime

BELLVILLE — Bellville’s 10-game win streak is over. But, despite Friday’s 67-65 overtime loss to Pleasant, the Colts still have a shot at an Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference basketball title.

Pleasant scored with 30 seconds to take a 66-65 lead Friday, and then added a free through with 12 seconds to go, to make it 67-65 at the Colt Corral. The Colts missed two shots as time ran out to give Pleasant the win.

With the loss, Clear Fork falls to 15-4 overall and 11-1 in the MOAC. Pleasant is 16-3 overall, and a half-game ahead of the Colts in the MOAC with a 12-1 record.

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Pleasant led 21-6 after the first quarter and 32-25 at the break. The Colts trimmed the lead to 47-43 starting the fourth quarter, but outscored the Colts down the stretch to send the game into overtime at 58-58.

Clear Fork kept the momentum starting the extra period and grabbed a 63-59. But Pleasant clamped down the defense, outscoring the Colts 8-2 to get the win.

Chance Barnett led Pleasant with 27 points. Brennan South had 12 and Brady Tedrow scored 11.

Nick Kimmel led Pleasant with 23 points. Gage Williams scored 19.


Staff report