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Braves take down Warriors in OT

The Warriors boys’ basketball team fell to the Braves in overtime Tuesday night on the road.

After bouncing back against Great Bridge High School, the Warriors had a battle against Indian River High School. Nansemond River High School went on the road Tuesday night to take on Indian River, but the game ended up going into overtime.

At the end of three quarters, Nansemond River had a 48-44 lead. The Warriors were able to keep going back and forth with the Braves in the fourth quarter, with the Warriors holding a 60-59 lead with 2:32 left to play. Indian River tied the game up with 62-62 with 55.3 seconds remaining. The teams then traded a bucket to go into overtime tied at 64.

In overtime, the Braves were able to sink a couple of free throws to take the win by two, 73-71. Jalil Langston led the team with 24 points, with Jeremiah Lewis following that with 21 points.

Nansemond River’s record dropped to 3-4 with the loss. Their next outing will be in the King’s Fork High School Holiday Tournament, which is next week.

Nansemond River 71, Indian River 73

NR—Langston 24, Lewis 21, Murray 10, Fatherly 8, Boone 4, Brown 2, Williams 2

IR—Ky. Oden 20, Williams 12, Stephenson 9, Drayton 8, Hatcher 7, Sawyer 7, Kh. Oden 6, Dixon 1, Langhorn 1