LILBURN -- The Lakeview Academy boys basketball team suffered a 63-55 defeat to Providence Christian Academy on Tuesday in Lilburn.
The Lions (10-8) fell behind 19-7 after the first quarter and pulled within 28-21 at the half but could not complete the comeback.
Patrick Avery scored 19 points to pace the Lions, while Paul Avery 11 added.
Steve Kleinschmidt put up 19 for Providence, while Jeremy Haranett scored 11.
Lakeview plays host to Athens Christian at 8:30 p.m. Friday.