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The Lackawanna Trail boys basketball team suffered two division losses and a defeat in a crossover game to drop to 3-15 overall this season.

The Lions lost 75-37 to Dunmore in a Division III-IV crossover game on Saturday after losing 62-39 at Mountain View on Thursday and 49-37 at Forest City on Tuesday, Jan. 30.

With the losses, Trail dropped to 0-2 in second half play in Division IV of the Lackawanna League and are now in the midst of a five-game losing streak.

Against Dunmore, the Lions fell behind 31-3 after the opening quarter and was unable to recover.

Sophomore Richard Helbing led the Lions with 10 points.

At Mountain View, Trail headed into the second quarter down four before the Eagles broke the game open with a 22-7 run to lead 34-15 at halftime.

In the third, Mountain View pulled away with a 16-10 run.

Junior Zac Cost led the Lions with 11 points.

Trail did cruise to the win in the junior varsity game, 56-19.

Freshman Ty Vokes led the Lions with a game-high 14 points.

At Forest City, Trail took an early 11-6 lead after the opening quarter and headed into halftime up 22-16.

However, the Foresters made their run in the third, outscoring the Lions 18-9 to lead by two before pulling away in the fourth while limiting Trail to just six points.

Senior Shawn Jones had 12 points for the Lions in the loss.

Dunmore 75, Lackawanna Trail 37

Dunmore — N. Fangio 4 1-2 11, D. Walsh 5 0-0 11, R. Grippi 3 2-2 9, O. Haggerty 3 0-0 9, F. Ruggiero 3 0-0 7, S. Borgia 3 0-0 7, J. Argust 2 1-1 6, M. Rinaldi 2 1-3 5, M. Aronica 2 0-0 4, J. Longo 2 0-1 4, N. Mihal 0 2-2 2, R. Cordaro 0 0-0 0. Totals: 29 7-11 75.

Lackawanna Trail — R. Helbing 5 0-0 10, N. Berrios 2 0-0 6, G. Holmes 2 0-0 5, Z. Cost 2 0-1 5, Z. Stec 2 0-0 5, J. Ella 1 1-2 4, J. Rzucidlo 1 0-0 2, T. Cole 0 0-0 0, M. Ella 0 0-0 0. Totals: 15 1-3 37.

DUN 31 16 17 11 — 75 LT 3 12 12 10 — 37 3-point goals: O. Haggerty (DUN) 3, N. Fangio (DUN) 2, R. Grippi (DUN), S. Borgia (DUN), D. Walsh (DUN), J. Argust (DUN), F. Ruggiero (DUN), N. Berrios (LT) 2, G. Holmes (LT), J. Ella (LT), Z. Cost (LT), Z. Stec (LT).

Mountain View 62, Lackawanna Trail 39

Lackawanna Trail — Z. Cost 5 1-4 11, Z. Stec 3 2-2 9, S. Jones 4 0-0 8, G. Holmes 2 1-2 5, J. Rzucidlo 2 0-0 4, N. Berrios 1 0-0 2, R. Helbing 0 0-0 0. Totals: 17 4-8 39.

Mountain View — K. Streich 5 6-8 21, M. Fanelli 4 7-7 15, P. Petts 4 1-4 12, A. Showalter 2 5-7 9, A. Neri 1 1-2 4, J. Andzulis 0 1-2 1, D. Alvord 0 0-0 0, J. Gillyard 0 0-0 0. Totals: 16 21-30 62.

LT 8 7 10 14 — 39 MV 12 22 16 12 — 62 3-point goals: Z. Stec (LT), K. Streich (MV) 5, P. Petts (MV) 3, A. Neri (MV). JV: Lackawanna Trail, 56-19 (LT: Vokes 14; MV: Henke 10).

Forest City 49, Lackawanna Trail 37

Lackawanna Trail — S. Jones 6 0-0 12, G. Holmes 3 0-0 8, J. Rzucidlo 3 0-0 6, Z. Cost 2 1-2 5, Z. Stec 2 0-0 4, R. Helbing 1 0-2 2, N. Berrios 0 0-0 0, T. Cole 0 0-0 0. Totals: 17 1-4 37.

Forest City — N. Yates 9 3-8 21, D. Knehr-Cook 1 10-12 12, Jo. Non 2 1-4 6, Je. Non 1 3-4 6, T. Clift 1 2-2 4, E. Paulin 0 0-0 0, W. Burleigh 0 0-0 0, G. Zukosky 0 0-0 0. Totals: 14 19-30 49.

LT 11 11 9 6 — 37 FC 6 10 18 15 — 49 3-point goals: G. Holmes (LT) 2, Jo. Non (FC), Je. Non (FC).