OKLAHOMA CITY — Luther’s boys used a last-gasp regulation layup and a 5-4 overtime advantage to upend Dale 50-49 Friday night in a Class 2A regional winners bracket matchup at Rejoice Christian.
Dale led 45-43 when Luther’s Tyler Becker drove the length of the floor to hit a layup at the final buzzer.
Gabe Gouge was Dale’s leading scorer with 20 points. Teammate Logan Woodruff produced 11 points. Gouge and Woodruff joined teammates Brady Johnson and Jono Johnson with one trey apiece.
Syrus Grisby earned 20 points for Luther. Becker came in with 18.
Dale was 11 of 16 from the free-throw line. Luther finished 12 of 19.
Dale (15-12) must win two regional games to advance to the area tournament. The Pirates will launch that quest tonight at 8 against Chelsea at Rejoice Christian.