Second-half surge decisive for West Branch



CANTON -- West Branch High opened the second half with a 14-0 run and went on to defeat Canton South, 63-54, in a Northeastern Buckeye Conference boys basketball game Friday night.
Marc Carle led the Warriors (5-8, 4-6) with 18 points. Shane Young added 17 points and four rebounds. Andy Pappas had 11 points and six rebounds, and Mike Fugate had six assists.
West Branch was 10-for-14 at the foul line in the second half.
Cory Bourquin scored 17 points for South (6-6, 6-5), which led 31-26 at halftime. Antwon Ervin added 12 points and Nick Dean scored 11.
Farrell 66, Shenango 57
NEW CASTLE -- Domonique Blackwell scored 19 points and Bobby Wright had 17 for Farrell (14-3), which led 43-22 at halftime.
Steve McNees mad five 3-pointers for Shenango (15-3) and finished with 31 points and 10 rebounds.

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