Tied at 34-34, Merrimack Valley’s Buddy Eddy drove the lane and connected on the game-winning lay-up to lift the eighth-seeded Pride to a 36-34 win over #9 Lebanon on Wednesday night in Penacook.
MV advances to take on top-seeded Laconia on Friday at 7:00 pm.
The Pride was held to just 10 first-half points and trailed 20-10 at the break, but poured in 17 points in the third quarter to cut the Raiders lead to three, 30-27, heading to the final stanza.
Merrimack Valley put the clamps on the Raiders in the fourth, holding Lebanon to just four points.
Eddy led all scorers with a game-high 21 points, while Dawson Bates led Lebanon with 12 points.
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