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The Lackawanna Trail boys basketball team opened last week with a 59-49 victory over Blue Ridge on Tuesday, Feb. 6, before falling 58-45 at Susquehanna on Friday night.

With the split, the Lions dropped to 1-3 in Division IV of the Lackawanna League for the second half and to 4-16 overall this season.

At Susquehanna, the Sabers jumped out to a 20-13 lead and extended it to 10 by halftime.

In the third, Trail pulled to within four before the final quarter, but Susquehanna closed out the game with a 14-5 run to pick up the division win.

Senior Griffin Holmes led the Lions with 13 points and sophomore Josh Rzucidlo added 11.

Trail did pick up the win in the junior varsity game earlier in the night, 44-41.

Richard Helbing led the Lions with 13 points.

Against Blue Ridge, Trail entered the second quarter down 9-7, but outscored the Red Raiders by six in the quarter to lead 25-21 at halftime.

In the third, the Lions pulled away with 17 points and were able to hold off Blue Ridge in the final quarter for the win.

Rzucidlo scored a game-high 16 points to lead Trail and juniors Zach Stec and Zac Cost added 14 and 11, respectively.

Susquehanna 58, Lackawanna Trail 45

Lackawanna Trail — G. Holmes 5 0-0 13, J. Rzucidlo 5 1-2 11, Z. Stec 2 3-4 8, R. Helbing 3 1-1 7, Z. Cost 3 0-0 6, T. Cole 0 0-0 0, S. Jones 0 0-0 0, M. Ella 0 0-0 0, N. Berrios 0 0-0 0. Totals: 18 5-7 45.

Susquehanna — M. Deakin 8 9-11 27, B. Baldwin 6 2-2 14, A. Rockwell 4 0-2 11, E. Lee 2 0-0 4, C. Stone 0 2-2 2, A. McHugh 0 0-0 0, T. Craig 0 0-0 0, A. Dolfini 0 0-0 0, D. Dubanowitz 0 0-0 0, E. Hall 0 0-0 0, W. Dixon 0 0-0 0. Totals: 20 13-17 58.

LT 13 9 18 5 — 45 SUS 20 12 12 14 — 58 3-point goals: G. Holmes (LT) 3, Z. Stec (LT), A. Rockwell (SUS) 3, M. Deakin (SUS) 2.

Lackawanna Trail 59, Blue Ridge 49

Blue Ridge — K. Folk 6 0-2 13, G. Bradley 3 4-4 10, S. Cosmello 3 3-4 9, B. Bleck 4 0-2 8, T. Hillard 2 0-0 4, M. Arzola-Velez 1 1-2 3, C. Scheideler 1 0-2 2. Totals: 20 8-16 49.

Lackawanna Trail — J. Rzucidlo 7 0-4 16, Z. Stec 3 7-7 14, Z. Cost 4 1-1 11, S. Jones 4 0-3 8, T. Cole 2 0-0 5, G. Holmes 2 1-2 5, J. Ella 0 0-0 0, N. Berrios 0 0-0 0, R. Helbing 0 0-0 0. Totals: 22 9-17 59.

BR 9 12 11 17 — 49 LT 7 18 17 17 — 59 3-point goals: K. Folk (BR), J. Rzucidlo (LT) 2, Z. Cost (LT) 2, Z. Stec (LT), T. Cole (LT).