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FITCH FLIES TO VICTORY IN OT OVER AKRON EAST

PHOTO CREDIT: JOSH WORKMAN/YSN

AUSTINTOWN, OH- The Falcons beat Akron East in overtime 71-66 after Akron East banked in a long 3 pointer to send it into overtime.

The Falcons lead after the first quarter 12-8 and at half 23-18. The game went back and forth in the second half as both teams exchanged baskets throughout.

In overtime, the Falcons made some timely shots and free throws as they were 12-14 from the line. The Falcons had balanced scoring with Devin Sherwood leading the way with 20 points, followed by Todd Simons with 17, Devin Chaney with 13.  Evan Sahli, making his first start tallied 13, while Brian Ferguson had 6.

 

*Story contributed by Brian Beany and austintownathletics.com

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