Vandals season ends; Patoka to play for regional title

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By Andrew Harner

WOOD RIVER – The Vandalia boys basketball season came to a close on Wednesday night with a 62-42 loss to Roxana at the Wood River Regional.

The first four minutes of the game saw a steady pace and back-and-forth scoring leave Vandalia behind by just two, but from there, Roxana took control with several 3-pointers.

Three of those long-range shots came in the last two minutes of the first half, as the Shells amassed a 13-0 run to take a 20-point halftime lead.

That lead would stay steady in the second half, ending Vandalia's season at 8-20.

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