Cavs top Trojans 58-56 despite strong PHS comeback
by Chris Dunham, PDT Sports Writer
PDT Sports Report
With Tommy Bolte and Zach Johnson checking in with 19 points each Friday night, visiting Chillicothe left Portsmouth for the final time as a member of the SEOAL with a 58-56 win over the host Trojans.
Jayllen Carter led all scorers with 23 in the loss. Portsmouth clawed back to take a 46-41 lead into the fourth quarter.
The Trojans go to Saturday’s Ironton Classic to face Columbus Brookhaven.
Chillicothe 14 20 7 17 — 58
Portsmouth 10 11 25 10 — 56
Chillicothe — Bixler 4-0-8, Bolte 7-0-19, Knisley 2-0-4, Taylor 4-0-8, Johnson 8-3-19, Totals 25-3-58.
Portsmouth — Oliver 2-1-6, Lisath 1-0-2, Allison 6-3-15, Dickerson 1-0-2, Porter 3-0-6, Carter 9-2-23, Peano 1-0-2, Totals 23-6-56.
3-Point Goals — Chillicothe 5 (Bolte 5); Portsmouth 4 (Carter 3, Oliver).
Records — Chillicothe 2-5 (2-1); Portsmouth 3-5 (1-2).
Minford 52, North Adams 39
The visiting Falcons left Adams County with a 52-39 win over North Adams. Full statistics were unavailable at press time.
Minford goes back on the road a week from Saturday to face Portsmouth.
Notre Dame 56, South Point 38
Notre Dame started its first back-to-back weekend on the right foot with a 56-38 home nonconference win over South Point.
Full statistics were unavailable at press time. The Titans are on the road Saturday morning, facing Allen (Ky.) Wesley Christian in the Ironton Classic.
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