Tustin, Lakewood, Basketball

Tustin squeezes past Lakewood

It wasn’t pretty, gut-tough wins usually aren’t, but Tustin wasn’t going for style points. A victory will do, and it was earned 52-47 over Lakewood in a California boys basketball matchup.

The Lancers fought to an interesting fourth quarter, yet the Tillers would not be denied in finishing off this victory.

The Tillers’ upper hand showed as they carried a 36-29 lead into the fourth quarter.

Tustin’s shooting darted to a 25-19 lead over Lakewood at halftime.

The start wasn’t the problem for the Lancers, who began with a 11-10 edge over the Tillers through the end of the first quarter.

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