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Barr-Reeve defeats Marquette, 65-50 in Class A Finals

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Duncan Roy scored 17 points and Seth Swartzentruber added 16 as Barr-Reeve defeated Marquette Catholic 65-50 to win Indiana’s Class A state basketball title.

With 3:53 to play in the first quarter Swartzentruber found Roy cutting through the lane for layup and a 7-5 lead for second-ranked Barr-Reeve (27-2). Roy followed with a 3-pointer as the Vikings began to slowly pull away from fifth-ranked Marquette (24-7).

The Vikings trailed for just 39 seconds during the opening moments of the game and led 34-20 at the break.

Barr-Reeve’s lead reached an 18-point spread, 55-37, after a 9-1 run capped with a pair of Ethan Duncheon free throws with 3:02 to play.

Ryan Fazekas led Marquette with 18 points.