The Maryville boys basketball team was involved in a second straight game that was decided by a single possession Tuesday night.
This one, the Hounds got to go their way.
Senior guard Treyton Burch hit a go-ahead three with 20 seconds left in overtime, and the Hounds stopped Bishop LeBlond on the final possession to preserve a 53-52 win in the opening round of the Cameron Tournament.
Second-seeded Maryville (13-4) advanced to play third-seeded Cameron in the semifinals Thursday night at 7 p.m. Seventh-seeded LeBlond matches up with Chillicothe in a consolation game.
The Hounds, who lost their previous game to Savannah 40-37, overcame deficits of five at the half and four at the end of the third quarter to force overtime.
They outscored LeBlond 21-17 in the fourth quarter after scoring 27 points through the first three.
Burch's game-winning three was Maryville's seventh of the game. LeBlond hit five three's for a combined total of 12.
Both teams also shot well from the foul line, missing one free throw apiece.
Maryville went 6-7 and LeBlond was 13-14.
Maryville's Jonathan Baker and LeBlond's Jacob Madden shared game-high scoring honors with 18 points.
Tyler Kenkel was also in double-figures for Maryville with 11 points.
Treyton Burch and Trent Nally each had eight, while Kyle Leslie and Ty Hilsabeck had four apiece.
LeBlond's Derek Gallagher scored 12 points and Grant Gillaspie had nine points.
By Staff Report
The Maryville Daily Forum - Maryville, MO
By Staff Report
Updated Jan. 22, 2013 @ 11:20 pm
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