SEYMOUR, Ind. (WTHI) - They've played from behind all tournament long, but, in the semi-state, Barr-Reeve basketball couldn't put Morristown away. In front of a massive crowd at Seymour High School, the Yellow Jackets held on for 77-70 win to advance to the state finals.
The Vikings took an 8-point lead after a big run to start the third quarter, but Morristown answered with a rally of their own to take the lead to start the fourth quarter. From there, Barr-Reeve could never get over the hump.
Foul trouble plagued the Vikings right from the start. Top contributers Gabe Gladish and Keegan O'Neill eached picked up a pair of fouls in the first quarter and spent the rest of the half on the bench. When all was said and done, O'Neill, Austin Ainscough and Brycen Graber had all fouled out for Barr-Reeve.
Ainscough finished as the top scorer for the Vikings with 19 points. Isaac Wagler had 14 for Barr-Reeve.
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