The Big Reds, ravaged by the flu bug, gave Barnesville all they could handle before eventually falling by the final of 36-26.
Keegan Davis led the way in defeat with 11 points while Maurice Webb added six points. Dylan Bachie chipped in with five points and Luke Heatherington rounded out the scoring with four points.
The Big Reds will face Union Local on Saturday at 12:00pm for third place. Best of luck Big Reds!