AUSTINTOWN, OH- In a thrilling back and forth game that saw the Falcons Kris Brown hit a game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer to defeat Tallmadge 67-64.
The game would teeter-totter back and forth throughout with the Falcons leading after one quarter 23-22 and at half 36-32. Both teams traded baskets throughout the 4th quarter with Tallmadge cutting a 6 point deficit to tie the game with 45 seconds left.
The Falcons hit the game-winner with no time on the clock as the student section celebrated along with the players. Leading the way for Fitch was Kris Brown with 28 points with many coming from beyond the arc. Todd Simons chipped in 18, Devin Sherwood tallied 7 along with Nate Leskovac and Mike Remish with 5 apiece. Brian Ferguson and Trae Wilks supplemented timely buckets with a pair of points, respectively.
Great game by both teams. The Falcons approve to 3-1 and play next Saturday, Dec 21 at home on YSN.
*Story contributed by Brian Beany and austintownathletics.com