Lancaster battled back from an early deficit only to fall shy in its regular-season Region IV-AAAA basketball finale on Friday night in Pontiac.
Spring Valley built a 43-25 halftime lead, but the Bruins battled to the end before dropping a 93-86 loss.
The Vikes’ seven-point win gave them a sweep of the region twin bill as the LHS girls dropped a 61-27 setback.
The nightcap appeared to have the makings of a runaway, but the determined Bruins clawed back to slice the margin to 61-52 after three. LHS, 12-12, 4-6, rallied to within six, but could get no closer.