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FRYDA MAKES HISTORY; SPARTANS REJECT CHANEY’S UPSET BID

Photo Credit: Joshua Workman

YOUNGSTOWN, OH- The Boardman Spartans hosted the Chaney Cowboys in one of the most exciting matchups in Youngstown. Boardman came in red hot at 18 and 1 overall, winning 8 consecutive. Chaney came in after a victory against Cardinal Mooney, with their record at 15 and 5.

The Cowboys came out strong with a 17 to 13 lead after one, but the Spartans stormed back to take the lead at half 35 to 29.

History was made during the first half, as Boardman senior Tommy Fryda knocked down his second three pointer of the night, to become the single season all time leader in made three pointers in Boardman history. Fryda finished the night with 6 three pointers, to put the record at 57 made three pointers so far.

The second half of this ballgame was a back and forth battle, as both teams fought to the very end. Sharrod Taylor kept Chaney afloat, scoring 15 of the 31 points scored by the Cowboys in the second half. Boardman was led by Derrick Anderson, who finished with 21 points on the night. The Spartans would come out victorious in this one, by a final score of 66-60. The Spartans remain undefeated at their home gymnasium, with a record of 11 and 0. They also improve to 19 and 1 on the year. Chaney drops to 15 and 6, losing the last 3 of 4.

Boardman will travel to take on Ursuline next Tuesday to try and pick up their 20th win of the season. They will then return home to take on Austintown Fitch next Friday to wrap up the regular season.

*Story Contributed By YSN’s Richie Juliano.

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