LINCOLN – Bancroft-Rosalie/Lyons-Decatur continued their impressive state tournament run, defeating Yutan 54-42 for the Class C2 boys state basketball championship Saturday at Pinnacle Bank Arena in action heard on 107.9 The Bull.
BRLD led from start to finish, taking a 14-8 lead at the end of the first quarter, and pulled to a 27-16 lead at halftime.
The lead grew to 14 points for the Wolverines, as they were ahead 38-24 after three quarters.
Shots started to fall for the Chieftans in the fourth quarter, and they were able to pull within 8 points, but BRLD pulled away to win 54-42.
Jaxon Johnson led the Wolverines with 15 points, to go along with 13 from Will Gatzmeyer.
The Wolverines won their three state tournament games by a combined average of 20 points.
BRLD ends their impressive season at 27-1 overall, and as the champions of Class C2.
The title is the first state championship in any sport for Bancroft-Rosalie/Lyons-Decatur since the co-op began three years ago.