Jamestown ends CBA's title defense

"We had an opportunity to grow our lead, but we didn't and that came back to bite us," said Doemel.

Jamestown scored the final four points of the third quarter before opening the fourth quarter on an 8-0 run that gave it a 43-39 lead. Christian Leppanen temporarily stopped the bleeding for CBA with a fast break layup, but Paige drained a three-pointer to give the Red Raiders a five-point advantage.

CBA pulled even at the free throw line. Galal Cancer was true on a pair of free throws, and Leppanen converted a three-point play on a layup and foul shot to tie the game at 46.

Paige briefly gave Jamestown another lead with a long jump shot, but the elder Cancer got back to the foul line after being hacked driving to the basket. Cancer made both of his foul shots to tie the game at 48.

CBA got a key defensive stop when Paige missed a long jump shot with 38 seconds left. Weaver tracked down the rebound and bounced it off of Paige before going out of bounds to keep the ball in the Brothers' possession.

Unfortunately for the Brothers, they couldn't do anything with their next possession. They looked for an open shot, but there was none to be had before the 35-second shot clock expired. Jamestown got the ball back with 1.6 seconds left in regulation.

"We were supposed to get into a box [offensive] set on that play," said Doemel. "Unfortunately, we had a lineup out there where they might not have known where to set themselves up. I should have called a timeout at that point, but I didn't and I take full responsibility."

Paige attempted a three-pointer as time expired in the fourth quarter, but the ball bounced off the rim to force overtime. That didn't bother the Jamestown guard, though, as he made the Red Raiders' first two shots in the extra period, including an emphatic alley-oop dunk that put his team ahead 52-48.

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