Boys Varsity Basketball · BOYS BASKETBALL WINS PAIR OF WEEKEND GAMES


East Boys Bball played a pair of games this weekend. On Friday the team visited Colerain and came away with a 45-19 win. East held a 24-10 lead at the half against the outmanned Cardinals. Alex Mangold led East in the low scoring affair with 13 points.

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Saturday night the Hawks hosted Mentor in an entertaining and well-played game which East came out on top 74-68. The Hawks Hawks trained early on in this non-conference affair for both teams. By halftime Mentor led by a single point and then the Hawks went to work.

After the break, the Hawks came out firing and led 49-43 going to the fourth. In the final 8 minutes, East outscored Mentor 31-19 to nail down another win.

Junior Nate Johnson poured in 30 in the contest. Alex Mangold and Kaden Fuhrman added 16 and 15, respectively. Mangold had a double-double with 12 rebounds also.

East boys send their record to 16-2 overall and 11-1 in the GMC. They hold a slim one-game lead in the conference over Oak Hills with just four games (all GMC) remaining in the regular season.

Next up, East boys will visit Fairfield on Tuesday.