NILES OHIO – The Newton Falls boys basketball team defeated the Niles Red Dragons on Tuesday night by way of a 47-40 score.
In the narrow, seven point road win for the Tigers, Mac Haidet led the team in scoring with 13 points, backed up by teammate Jacob Sipka who had nine points and Landon McGregor who had six points.
Matt Kozak led the Red Dragons with 13 points, where Anthony Budak had 10 points as did Robert Strickland who had 10 points as well.
With the win, the Tigers improve their record to 16-5 and the Red Dragons drop to 10-11. Newton Falls finishes up the regular season slate on Friday with a non-conference road game against Windham at 7 p.m. Niles wraps up their regular season on Friday on the road against Howland at 7 p.m.
*Contributed by YSN’s Michael Wolfgang