The Booneville Bearcats saw their season end with a 45-44 loss to Drew Central in the quarterfinal round of the Class 3A state tournament last night.

The Pirates (27-6) scored the winning point at the free throw line with 0.6 seconds to play in the game.

The Bearcats (29-4) were led by Grant Goers with 16 points and seven rebounds. Logan Bradley added 13 points and 10 rebounds and he blocked five Pirate shots.

Travarus Shead scored 17 points to lead Drew Central, who moves into Saturday’s semifinals.