LINCOLN–(KFOR Dec. 9)–An 8-0 third quarter run helped Class A No. 1 and defending state champion Bellevue West rally back to earn a 67-60 boys basketball victory over No. 10 Lincoln Pius X on Saturday afternoon at Flavin Gym.

The Thunderbirds (3-1) got six points from Robby Garcia during that third quarter run that saw Bellevue West take control at 46-45 heading into the final period.  The Thunderbolts quickly regained the lead at 49-48 before Bellevue West’s Steve Poulicek connected on three consecutive three-pointers to give the Thunderbirds the lead for good.

Bellevue West, who saw their 31-game win streak snapped Thursday night at the hands of No. 2 Millard North, got 19 points from Poulicek and 17 points from Garcia.

Pius X  (1-2) got 18 points and 13 rebounds from 6-10 senior center and North Dakota State commit Treyson Anderson, while Adam Searcey scored 12 points and Kellan Humm added 11 for the Thunderbolts.

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Boys Basketball: Bellevue West at Lincoln Pius X 12-9-23