WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - Lakewood St.Edwards heighth too much for Tygers to overcome. }}" />

   
 
 
Eagles Fly Over Tygers

Story By: Jeff Alan

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 3/15/2014The Mansfield Tygers had to settle for a Division I regional runner-up trophy Saturday evening at Akron Univeristy after falling to Lakewood St.Edward 74-47 in the Division I regional final. The Eagles used their heighth to their advantaqe with a lineup that went Malcolm Walters 6'2", Tony Vuyanich 6'4", Kipper Nichols 6'7", Marsalis Hamilton 6'4" and Mike Ryan 6'6", with 6'9" Derek Funderburk coming off the bench, which made scoring inside for the Tygers almost impossible. The Eagles led after one period 18-11, but turned up the heat on Mansfield in the second period outscoring the Tygers 24-7, to lead at the break 42-18. The Tygers led by Chek Washington and Dejorr Gibson each with 14, managed to cut the lead down to 14 points in the first four minutes of the third quarter as Senior High went on a 12-1 run and were down 55-40 after three, but could not get any closer. St.Edward was led by Tony Vuyanich with 19 points followed by Marsalis Hamilton with 12 and Mike Ryan with ten. Both Malcom Walters and Pat Riley had eight. For the Tygers Naradain James had six, Jalen Reese five, Mario Davison and Jameel Butts three with Malon Samuel getting two. For Mansfield who ends their season as sectional, district and regional runners-up at 19-8, seniors Jalen Reese, Malon Samuel, Dejorr Gibson, Marquez Cobb, Jameel Butts, Mario Davison and Chek Washington all played their final basketball game in a Tyger uniform. Lakewood St.Edward now at 25-2, moves on to the Division I state semifinal Friday at Value City Arena at 5:15pm to face 24-3 Cleveland East Tech who stopped Uniontown Lake in overtime 62-60 at Cleveland State. The Division I final is Saturday night in Columbus at 8:30pm.
   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 A Mansfield man was arrested Wednesday after crashing a stolen pick-up truck in a creek bed and running from police. Full Story
Image1 The United Way of Crawford County launches a 211 information calling center, joining 67 of Ohio's 88 counties to have the 24-hour- a-day service. Full Story
 
Image1 Two Mansfield women have been indicted on charges stemming from a METRICH meth lab bust, August twelfth at 739 Bowman Street. Full Story
Image1 Mansfield School Board Meeting presents criteria for preschool rating system and reveal activity of Springmill Learning Center. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Mansfield Preschool Ratings and Springmill Learning Center

Mansfield Woman Indicted In Fatal Collision With Motorcycle

Charges Filed, Bond Set, In Fatal Crawford County Accident

United Way Director Taking Campaign Message To Contributors

Galion Community Hospital donation helps police department

More News