DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. The Irvington boys basketball team put up a fight against highly-ranked Dobbs Ferry Wednesday, making a fourth-quarter comeback try before falling to the Eagles in a low-scoring game, 33-32.
The Eagles (17-1), played without leading scorer Eric Paschall due to an injury, and lacked offensive punch as the visiting Bulldogs defense allowed Dobbs Ferry just 11 first-half points and trailed 11-7 at halftime.
Dobbs Ferry completed its regular season with just one loss (to Woodlands) and heads into the postseason as one of the favorites in the Section 1 Class C tournament.
Irvington trailed 22-15 after three quarters before mounting a comeback, outscoring the Eagles 17-11 to fall a point short.
Thomas Fleming led the Eagles with 10 points and Eddie Ritch added seven.
Jon Goldreich led the Bulldogs with 11 points.
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