Mighty close, mighty fine, Cardington-Lincoln wore a victory shine after clipping Marion Elgin 40-39 on January 12 in Ohio boys high school basketball action.
Both teams traded salvos in the final period, but the Pirates had enough offense to deny the Comets in the end.
Cardington-Lincoln broke in front at the beginning of the fourth quarter with a 31-27 lead over Marion Elgin.
A halftime tie at 20-20 allowed for a respite as both teams looked to regroup in the locker room.
The first quarter gave Cardington-Lincoln a 12-7 lead over Marion Elgin.
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