Sectional boys basketball: Tinora rallies past Paulding; Big third quarter powers Fairview

Trim Paulding; Fairview wins

By TIM McDONOUGH mcdonough@crescent-news.com Published:

Tuesday's Division III boys basketball sectional semifinal matchup at Defiance between Tinora and Paulding lived up to the hype and then some, with the Rams (18-5) rallying in the fourth quarter to escape with a 62-59 victory over the Panthers (16-7) in the second contest of the night.In the opener, Hicksville (5-18) found out how tough it is to beat a team three times in a season, as Fairview (4-19) got its offense got rolling in the second half to pull away for a 66-54 victory.