Photo Credit: Jennifer Marshalek


LISBON, OH – The Lisbon Blue Devils dominated the basketball court tonight, securing a resounding victory over EOAC foe, the East Palestine Bulldogs with a final score of 75-42. From the opening tip-off, Lisbon set the tone for the game, showcasing their offensive talent and defensive tenacity. The first quarter saw Lisbon racing to a 14-4 lead. The Blue Devils’ coordinated efforts on both ends of the court left the Bulldogs struggling to find a rhythm.

At halftime, Lisbon maintained control with a 30-18 lead. The first-half performance underscored the team’s depth, as multiple players contributed to the scoring effort. The Bulldogs, led by Will Dixon and Kyler Bourne, faced a daunting task in overcoming Lisbon’s strong defensive presence.

The third quarter proved to be a pivotal period, with Lisbon extending their lead to 50-27. Trevor Siefke continued his scoring barrage, finishing the game with an impressive 25 points as the Blue Devils continued showcasing the well-rounded offensive capabilities.

Despite facing a formidable opponent, East Palestine’s Will Dixon fought valiantly, finishing the game with 13 points. Kyler Bourne added 9 points to the Bulldogs’ effort, but Lisbon’s relentless pace and efficient scoring made it challenging for East Palestine to mount a comeback.

As the final buzzer sounded, Lisbon celebrated a convincing 75-42 victory. Adding on to Siefke’s 25 points were Hunter Dailey with 17 and Austin Dailey with 13.

Up next for Lisbon will be a home matchup with their EOAC rivals, the Columbiana Clippers on Friday night. East Palestine will return home on Friday night to take on the Valley Christian Eagles.