The Chico Dragons couldn’t slow down Valley Mills Tuesday, falling in the bi-district round of the Class A Region II playoffs.
Valley Mills scored 15 or more in each frame to hold off Chico for a 63-55 win in Glen Rose.
“We played hard the whole game,” said Chico coach Chad Woodard. “We just couldn’t hit the big shot when we needed it most. I am very proud of our kids’ effort and the way we never gave up.”
The loss ends Chico’s season at 10-14.
Chris Gilmore led the Dragons with 23 points. Marshall Anderle scored seven points and grabbed 10 rebounds. Cameron Weatherly put in six points.
Valley Mills grabbed an early 16-13 lead and led 31-25 at halftime. Chico trailed 46-39 going into the fourth quarter.