Leading by two entering the fourth quarter, the Carbon Dinos couldn’t keep the lead and fell to region leader Payson 51-50 Friday night in Price.
Carbon is currently tied with North Sanpete for fourth place in Region 12 at 2-4, with the Hawks holding the tie-breaker on the heels of its 57-56 win in Price January 20.В
The Dinos had three players score in double figures. Jordan Blanc led Carbon with 19 points. Derek Young and Tanner Gagnon scored 12 and 10 points, respectively.
The Dinos have lost three straight games and five of seven overall. Carbon’s record sits at 9-7 with four games remaining on its schedule.
The Dinos travel to Spanish Fork Tuesday, then host Juab on Friday. Friday’s tilt will be broadcast live on ETV Channel 10.