Posted On: 02/6/19 4:15 AM
Entering Tuesday’s matchup with crosstown rival South Eugene, the Churchill Lancers sat pretty atop the 5A state rankings at 16-3, with a chance to add another 6A foe to their list of victims.
After three quarters of play, Churchill seemed to be well in control of their ninth straight win, leading the Axe 43-38. But, in an uncharacteristic collapse, the Lancers gave up 27 fourth quarter points on the way to just their fourth loss of the season.
Shortly after a weaving layup by South Eugene forward Josh Paul, Sam Harris added a step-back three in front of his own student section to put the Axe up two with three minutes to go in the fourth. Following a chaotic stretch