Perkins upended Bellevue for a narrow 45-41 victory in an Ohio boys basketball matchup

The Redmen's heartbreak could be traced to a disappointing final quarter, when they were outscored 20-10 by the Pirates.

The Redmen enjoyed a 31-25 lead over the Pirates to start the fourth quarter.

Through the early stages of the affair, Bellevue controlled the pace, taking a 17-15 lead into intermission.

The two teams dueled to an even start, with the Pirates and the Redmen settling for a 10-10 first-quarter knot.

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