Senior Andrew Gallant hit a 3-pointer with 30 seconds left, putting the 13th-seeded Wildcats (10-12) ahead for good in Blackstone. Gallant finished with 18 points for Gardner, which faces top-seeded Clinton in a semifinal at 3 p.m. Sunday. Gardner led, 23-9, after one quarter, but BMR (10-10) tied the game in the second before trailing at half, 30-28. The Wildcats were up, 48-38, after three before the Chargers rallied to take a 54-52 lead with a minute left, as senior captains Kevin Gautreau (15 points) and Matt Norquist (10 points, 12 rebounds) each scored seven points in the fourth. After Gallant's winning 3, the Wildcats added a free throw for the final score.
Gardner 56, Blackstone-Millville 54
Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at Blackstone
Updated: Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, 10:08 p.m.