Spartans Too Much For Shelby, Win Fourth Straight

  • 1/21/2017 9:45:16 PM
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MANSFIELD, OH- The Mansfield St. Peter's Spartans won their fourth straight holding off a second half Shelby rally to down the Whippets on Saturday evening at the Franciscan Center by a final of 76-65.

The Spartans led after one period 27-16, at the break 45-34, and after three periods 60-52.  Sparty put four players in double-digit scoring with three players at the twenty point mark.  Mason Campbell led the way with 21 points.  Teammates Jared Jakubick and Tyson Kent each scored 20.  Elijah Cobb had 11, Jake Gurski had four and Jonah Ramey two.

For Shelby, who had lost a 67-60 game at Sandusky to an equally athletic Blue Streak team on Friday, they were led by Bardy Hill with 17, Uriah Gieseler had 14, Davey Hipp 11, Brock Kehres eight, Matthew Hiatt seven, Hunter Hoffman and Jacob Halloway both had four.

With the win Mansfield St. Peter's improves to 13-2 in all games and will be back on the floor on Tuesday when the Spartans play host to Crestline in Mid-Buckeye Conference play.  Shelby, now at 7-7, will swing back into Northern Ohio League play Thursday at home against Norwalk. 

 

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