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Northwestern finishes strong in overtime to sting BenjaminLogan

Northwestern’s boys basketball team took control in overtime against host Benjamin Logan to grab a 66-58 win Friday in Central Buckeye Conference Mad River division action.

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Benjamin Logan’s Tanner Rader attempts a shot against two Northwestern defenders during the fourth quarter of their game Friday at Ben Logan High School. (EXAMINER PHOTO | AARON LABATT )

The Raiders fall to 4-7 overall and 0-3 in the league. The Warriors improve to 3-5, 2-2.

Ben Logan kept even with Northwestern during regulation for a 58-58 tie. The Warriors used a 12-4 run in the extra period to come away with the win.

Northwestern led 14-11 to end the opening quarter. Ben Logan outscored the Warriors 16-14 in the second quarter, but trailed 28-27 at halftime.

The Raiders kept battling in the third quarter and edged the Warriors 12-11, which tied the game 39-39. The two squads stayed even in the fourth quarter with a 15-15 effort.

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