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In another nail-biting contest that required not one but two overtimes to determine the victor, the Edgewood Warriors emerged triumphant against the Jefferson Falcons with a final score of 77-72. The game was a showcase of incredible skill and determination from both teams, with standout performances from key players keeping fans on the edge of their seats.

Quarter-wise Breakdown:

Edgewood Warriors 17 14 13 11 7 15 77
Jefferson Falcons 12 13 16 14 7 10 72

Top Performers:

Edgewood Warriors:

  1. Jacob Ernst: The standout player for the Warriors, Jacob Ernst, dominated the court with an impressive 33 points, including a remarkable 9 points in overtime.
  2. Logan Kray: Contributing significantly to the team’s success, Logan Kray showcased his skills with a notable 30 points, including 10 crucial points in overtime, including a remarkable 4-point play.
  3. Brady Andrejack: Chipping in with 6 points.
  4. Russell Thomas: Adding 4 points to the Warriors’ total.
  5. Mason Thorr and Zach Carlton Hull: Both players contributed 2 points each.

Jefferson Falcons:

  1. Anthony Covetta: The leading scorer for the Falcons, Anthony Covetta, displayed an outstanding performance, finishing the game with an impressive 34 points, including four 3-pointers, three of which came in overtime.
  2. Joey DeGeorge: Contributed 12 points to the team’s total.
  3. Dylan Beebe: Added 11 points to the Falcons’ score.
  4. Robbie Pisano and Joel Navarro: Both players scored 6 points each.
  5. Terry Brown: Rounded up the scoring with 3 points.

Game Summary:

The Edgewood Warriors faced their second overtime challenge of the season, with Jacob Ernst and Logan Kray leading the charge. Ernst’s 34-point performance, with a stellar 9 points in overtime, and Kray’s 30 points, including a clutch 4-point play, secured the hard-fought victory.

On the opposing side, Anthony Covetta’s incredible 34-point game, featuring crucial 3-pointers in overtime, kept the Jefferson Falcons in contention until the final buzzer.

Upcoming Matches:

The Edgewood Warriors (8-2) will return to their home court on January 12, 2024, to face the Madison Blue Streaks (8-3). Meanwhile, the Jefferson Falcons (4-4) will host the Harvey Red Raiders (6-5) in their next game. The Red Raiders are entering the matchup following a 74-50 loss to the Perry Pirates. Basketball enthusiasts can expect another thrilling clash as these teams vie for supremacy on the court.


East Ashtabula- In a riveting clash that will undoubtedly go down in the annals of high school basketball lore, the Edgewood Warriors faced off against the Geneva Eagles in a triple-overtime extravaganza that left fans breathless. The final score of 70-68 in favor of the Geneva Eagles only tells part of the story, as the game unfolded as a gripping narrative of skill, determination, and resilience.

First Three Quarters: A Tightly Contested Affair:

From the opening tip-off, it was clear that both teams came prepared for a battle. The first quarter ended with a deadlock at 10-10, setting the stage for a contest where every possession mattered. The following quarters were no less intense, with each team showcasing their offensive prowess and defensive tenacity.

Overtime Drama: Logan Kray vs. Luke Smith, Round by Round:

As regulation time came to a close with a tied score of 62-62, the game ventured into overtime, signaling the start of a showdown between two standout players. Edgewood’s Logan Kray and Geneva’s Luke Smith took center stage, trading baskets in a mesmerizing display of skill.

Kray, finishing the game with an impressive 24 points, and Smith, leading all scorers with a remarkable 25 points, engaged in a back-and-forth battle that transcended ordinary competition. Their ability to hit clutch shots and keep their teams in the game became the defining narrative of the evening.

The drama unfolded not just in one overtime but stretched into three, with Kray and Smith refusing to let their teams succumb to fatigue or pressure. The gymnasium echoed with cheers and gasps as each possession unfolded, and the two stars traded blows like heavyweight boxers refusing to go down.

Foul Trouble and Player Exodus: The Battle Within the Battle:

The sheer intensity of the contest took its toll on both teams, manifesting in foul trouble that added another layer of complexity to the game. Edgewood’s Jacob Ernst, Mason Thorr, and Brady Andrejack all fouled out in the first overtime, leaving the Warriors shorthanded. Geneva faced similar challenges, with Andrew Oros and Haiden Diemer exiting the game due to fouls during overtime play.

As the benches were tested, and substitutes became unsung heroes, the fate of the game hung in the balance. The final moments of each overtime period became a strategic chess match, with coaches and players making crucial decisions under immense pressure.

Point Totals Tell a Tale of Individual Brilliance:

Edgewood Warriors:

  • Zach Carlton Hull: 10 points
  • Jacob Ernst: 19 points
  • Logan Kray: 24 points
  • Mason Thorr: 15 points

Geneva Eagles:

  • Caden Proy: 7 points
  • Haiden Diemer: 10 points
  • Luke Barbo: 14 points
  • Andrew Oros: 3 points
  • Donny Shymske: 2 points
  • Luke Smith: 25 points
  • Bryce Peet: 9 points

Looking Ahead: Redemption and Challenges Await:

As the final buzzer sounded, signaling the end of a game that will be remembered for years to come, the Edgewood Warriors walked away with a mix of disappointment and pride. Their resilience in the face of adversity hinted at a promising season ahead.

The Warriors (3-1) now turn their attention to a home matchup against  their bitter rival the Lakeside Dragons (2-2) on December 20, 2023, where they aim to bounce back and continue their journey. Meanwhile, the Geneva Eagles (3-2) savor the sweet taste of victory as they brace themselves for a formidable challenge against the undefeated Crestwood Red Devils (5-0) at home on December 18, 2023.

For those fortunate enough to witness this triple-overtime saga, the memories created on the court will endure, a testament to the unpredictable and captivating nature of high school basketball.