Boys Freshman Basketball · Boys Freshman Basketball improves to 10-0, beats Austintown Fitch 45 – 40

45 Boardman High School
40 Austintown Fitch High School
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1 7   9
2 22   17
3 28   31
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The Freshman Boys faced off against AAC rival Austintown Fitch last night and came away with the victory, 45-40. After falling behind by a couple points in the first quarter, the Spartans found success in the second quarter, outscoring Fitch by 7 to take the lead into halftime. Austintown came out aggressive in the third quarter, converting several Boardman turnovers into points. They were able to sustain the momentum throughout the quarter and had a 3 point lead going into the fourth. The Boardman Freshman then took control of the game in the final quarter, pulling away from the Falcons with a 14-3 scoring run. The run was ignited by two huge 3 pointers by Ben Alvarico and one by Anthony Hightower. The Spartans were able to hold off a late scramble by Fitch to seal the victory. Leading scorers for Boardman were Cam Thompson with 11 points and Alvarico with 10. Luke Ryan and Terence Thomas added 6 points each, and Hightower and DJ Evans had 5 apiece. Rounding out the scoring was Carter Mraz with 2 points. The win brings the Freshman record to 10-0 at the halfway point of the season.