Beavers lose first playoff game

The Ballard boys basketball team faced Redmond in their playoffs opening game last night and it was a tough night for the Beavers.

Redmond previously upset the Beavers' winning streak during the regular season and last night's loss was equally upsetting.

Redmond outscored the Beavers 17 to 10 in the first quarter but Ballard started to gain on the Redmond lead by halftime.

Starting the second half with a score of 27 to 24 for Redmond, the game was far from over and Ballard made a comeback. In the lead for the first time in the game, Ballard needed to step up the defense in the last quarter for a chance of winning. But Redmond came back strong, outscoring Ballard 22 to 12 to secure the victory.

Ballard lost 51 to 55.

The Beavers will continue their playoffs on Friday at 3 p.m. against Newport at Juanita.

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