BELMONT COUNTY, OH (WTRF)–Martins Ferry battled Buckeye Trail on Tuesday for the D3 OHSAA boys basketball sectional semifinals.

At halftime the Warriors had a one-point lead over the Purple Riders.

In the final moments of the game, #23 Garrett Burga hits two foul shots and the Warriors took the lead.

The Warrior defeat the Purple Riders 54-53.

Buckeye Trail advances to D3 finals on Friday at 7 p.m.

The site has yet to be announced.