Terriers fall short in Final Four 47-44

On Friday, the Terriers faced Dillard in the Final Four state championship game in Lakeland.

The Terriers were up in at the end of the first quarter, with a score of 11 to 9.

By the end of the first half, the Terriers were trailing by three points at 22 to 19.

The end of the third quarter left the Terriers in the same boat, trailing by three at 35 to 32.

The fourth quarter was close with the teams not being within more than three points away from each other, and because of a free throw by the point guard, Christian Deleon the game is tied 37-37 with 18 seconds left. The regulation game ends at a tie and four-minute overtime is set in place.

With ten seconds left in overtime, Tyriq James shot a three-pointer and the game because of a one-point game at 43 to 42 with Dillard in the lead.

With free throw shots made and a shot by Cantia Rahming with a few seconds left in the game, overtime ends with the terriers suffering a loss of 47-44.

Last season, the Terriers played in the final four against Choctawhatchee and suffered a loss of 88 to 52.

This year, however, the Terriers lost in overtime and played a close game back and forth for all quarters.