MARIETTA, Ohio - Petrie? More like three-trie.
Heidelberg University junior Mike Petrie (Columbus/Beechcroft) scored a career-high 26 points, hitting eight 3-pointers in a 92-89 double-overtime loss to Marietta College on Saturday.
The eight 3-point field goals etches Petrie's name into the Heidelberg record book. Three other Student Princes have hit eight, with Shawn Shriver accomplishing the feat in the 2005-06 season.
Heidelberg (9-12, 4-10 OAC) held a 12 point advantage at halftime. Dane Givner (Pittsburgh, PA/Harvest Prep) scored all 12 of his points in the period.
In the second half, an Ishaam Smith Jr. (Richmond Heights) 3-pointer would extend the Student Prince lead to 17 at 47-30. Smith finished with 18 points.
In front of their home crowd, Marietta (16-5, 12-2 OAC) would battle back. The Pioneers used a 22-5 run over a span of nine minutes to tie the game at 52.
The tie would be a harbinger of things to come.
Marietta held a six-point lead in the game's final minute of regulation. Petrie connected on two 3-pointers to tie the game at 70 and send the contest into overtime.
In the first extra frame, it was Marietta's turn for long-distance heroics.
Tyler Worstell connect from beyond the arc to knot the game at 79.
In the second overtime, the teams traded baskets until Marietta moved out to a five-point lead.
Petrie connected on his record-tying eighth 3-pointer with less than five seconds left, but Marietta iced the contest with free throws.
Four Student Princes finished in double-figures, including the 20th double-double of the career of Nate Davis (Dayton/Stivers). The senior finished with 15 points and 17 rebounds.
Heidelberg returns home for a Wednesday night showdown with Ohio Northern. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m.