Boys basketball: Prairie 42, Battle Ground 40, OT

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Preston Brooks scored the game-winning basket with 24 seconds left in overtime as the Falcons won a defensive battle with their rivals.

The game was tied 36-36 after four quarters.

"It was a grind-it-out game," Battle Ground coach Gregg Kalian said. "We let Brooks get loose there at the end and he made the winning bucket."

PRAIRIE 42, BATTLE GROUND 40, OT

PRAIRIE -- Burnett 4, McDonald 11, Brooks 10, Phillips 7, Pack 6, Jordan 4, Austin 0. Totals 16 (6) 4-16 42.

BATTLE GROUND -- Ford 16, Rice 0, D. Ford 2, Wong 2, Station 2, Cahoon 0, Ingram 2, Haynes 8, Luke 8, Lamar 0, Smith 0, Hoots 0. Totals 15 (3) 7-12 40.

Prairie 8 13 6 9 6--42

B. Ground 9 7 9 11 4--40

JV -- Battle Ground won; Frosh -- Battle Ground won.