Pellston Falls Short to Dollar Bay in Quarterfinals

ESCANABA – Pellston’s historic season on the hardwood came to an end Tuesday with a 67-64 loss to Dollar Bay in a Division 4 state quarterfinal at Escanaba.

The Hornets trailed 18-13 after a quarter and 34-30 at the half.

Tanner Byard led Pellston with 24 points while Blake Cassidy had 18.

Champions of the Ski Valley Conference, Pellston won its first regional title since 2012 this year and finishes the season at 23-6.

Dollar Bay (21-4) will now face defending Class D state champion Southfield Christian (19-6) in a state semifinal at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Breslin Center.

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