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Ludlowe Basketball: Ludlowe Defeats McMahon By One In Overtime

Ludlowe beat McMahon 35-34 in overtime.

Ludlowe struggled out of the gate and trailed 11-1 after one quarter.

The second quarter was a complete turnaround for the Falcons. They outscored McMahon 11-4 in the quarter and trailed by only 3, 15-12 at halftime.

Ludlowe outscored McMahon 13-9 in the third quarter and Led 25-24 after three quarters.

The fourth quarter was back and forth. Down two late, Ludlowe’s Patrick Gutierrez tied the game at 30 on a turnaround jumper. McMahon had a chance to win on the ensuing possession but Del Howard missed a jump shot at the buzzer and the game headed to OT.

In the OT, Ludlowe got a 35-34 lead and was able to play great defense to preserve the lead.

Ludlowe improves to 4-4, while McMahon drops to 1-7. The Falcons return home on Thursday to play Staples at 7.

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Shawn Sailer