The Regional Radio Top 10 Broadcast Games countdown continues with a thrilling finish to a classic district basketball championship.
The #6 Broadcast Game of the Year for 2019-2020 is the Class 3 District 3 boys’ basketball championship game, where the St. Pius Lancers defeated the Steelville Cardinals 45-44.
Both teams came in seeking their first district title in over a decade, but it was Steelville who got the fast start.
The Cardinals closed a tightly-competitive first quarter with a spurt to lead 16-9.
Another senior, Eli Boyer, stepped up when the second half started and gave the Lancers their first lead.
But Steelville answered right back, ending the third quarter behind junior guard Chase Cottrell to take the lead.
The Lancers scored the next 8 points, even if it only meant a brief lead.
Junior forward Michael Bollinger made an all-time play before an all-time play that wasn’t.
To hear the full game broadcast, click play below.