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Boys Basketball: Fatima 74, Dixon 72

Boys Basketball: Fatima 74, Dixon 72

January 9th, 2019 by News Tribune in Sports Prep

DIXON, Mo. — The Fatima Comets edged the Dixon Bulldogs 74-72 on Tuesday night.

It was a tight game throughout. Fatima led 26-21 after one quarter before Dixon rallied to tie it at 39 at the half. The Bulldogs took a 52-51 advantage into the fourth quarter.

Cole Lehmen finished with 21 points to lead Fatima. Lee Verslues added 15, including scoring what proved to be the game-winning basket, while Thad Nilges totaled 12.

Fatima (6-7) is off until next week's Iberia Tournament.