The Dreadnaughts faced Lincoln last week shorthanded and came up short in the end against the talented Railsplitters, falling 46-39, in an SEC White Division game at Lincoln.
“We had some injuries and illness and really missed Drew (Bishop),” said Dexter Coach Tim Cain.
Dexter had trouble taking care of the basketball, committing 24 turnovers.
The Dreads led 10-5 after the first quarter before Lincoln took charge with a 20-9 run in the second quarter.
Dexter outscored the hosts 12-8 in the third quarter but were outscored 13-8 in the final quarter.
Brady Rosen led the Dreads with 12 points. Ben Daugherty had nine points and Tony Seidl scored seven.
Dexter heads to Ann Arbor Huron for Districts featuring a field of Huron, Pioneer, Skyline, Pinckney, Saline and the Dreadnaughts. Dexter will play Pinckney in the first round on Monday with the winner playing Wednesday against Pioneer. The finals are Friday, March 10.