Highland, Northmor win Tuesday boys’ games


By Rob Hamilton

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Highland overcame a slow start at home against Loudonville on Tuesday to post a 49-37 victory.

While the Scots were down 11-5 after the first quarter, they battled back to get within a 15-13 margin at the half. They were up by one after outscoring their opponents 13-10 in the third quarter and then finished the game by winning the fourth quarter by a 23-12 margin to turn a one-point game into a double-digit win.

The 8-12 Scots were led by Jordan Bellamy, who hit four three-pointers in scoring 21. Rider Minnick finished with 12 and Garrett Fitzpatrick added eight.

Northmor Golden Knights

Northmor jumped out to a good start and built upon it throughout their home game with Cristo Rey on Tuesday, finishing on top by a 67-34 score.

The score was 17-8 in favor of Northmor after eight minutes of action and they consistently added to that advantage by outscoring their guests 15-8 in the second quarter, 18-2 in the third and 17-16 in the fourth.

All 11 Golden Knights who dressed wound up scoring. Graesin Cass, Grant Bentley and Max Lower all finished with 13 in the game, while Logan Mariotti tallied eight.

Rob Hamilton can be reached at 419-946-3010, ext. 1807. Connect with him on Twitter at @SportsMCS