Truckers shake off Konrad’s buzzer beater, bump Vermilion in overtime

ADA – Vermilion’s Seth Konrad banked in a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to send the game to overtime, but Norwalk powered away from there Thursday for an 87-81 win in a Division II district semifinal at Ohio Northern University.

Konrad ended with 16 points for the Sailors (19-8) on the strength of four 3-pointers. His final one knotted the game at 80, but Vermilion only mustered one more point in the extra session.

Jeff Thomas paced the Truckers (26-1) with 32 points and Ben Haraway netted 25. Jordan Johnson added 16 points.

Cameron Kuhn’s 41 points for Vermilion led everyone. Forrest Boyd and Kyle Nader each added 12 points.