LINCOLN - The Pius boys held off a fourth quarter rally on Friday night.

The Thunderbolts had a double-digit lead cut to a one possession game late, but were able to pull away to defeat North Platte 65-56.

Jackson Kessler led Pius with 15 points while River Johnston scored a game-high 20 points for North Platte.

Watch highlights in the video above.

NORTH PLATTE (4-6) 8 13 17 16 - 56

PIUS X (6-4) 11 18 19 20 - 65

SCORING

NP: Carter Kelley-15, Lance Gifford-3, Daniel Shea-8, River Johnston-20, Jesse Mauch-6, Caleb Kinkaid-4

PX: Adam Searcey-9, Parker Kelly-5, Jackson Kessler-15, Treyson Anderson-11, Aiden Brass-6, Drew Drake-13, Kelan Humm-6