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Poland girls varsity basketball defeats Niles

The Poland High School girls varsity team defeated Niles 70-16 on Jan. 10. Top scorers for Poland were Jackie Grisdale (15), Sarah Bury (14) and Kat Partika (9).

Allsopp’s long-distance shooting sparks Poland win

The Poland Middle School eighth-grade boys basketball team defeated the Hubbard Eagles 48-28 on Jan. 7. Poland jumped out to a quick 8-0 lead with Luke Generalovich and Noah Huda splitting the early points. Midway through the third quarter, Hubbard came back and cut the Poland lead to 28-24, before Jacob Allsopp hit back-to-back 3-pointers to give the Bulldogs a 34-24 lead. J.P. Genova led the Poland offense with a game-high 15 points. Generalovich scored 11 points, while Allsopp scored nine points. The victory moved Poland’s record to 8-0 on the season.

Poland eighth-grade boys defeat Niles 44-29

The Poland Middle School eighth-grade boys basketball team defeated the Niles Red Dragons 44-29 at Niles Middle School on Jan. 9. Bryce Barringer scored eight points in the first half as Poland took a 19-10 lead into halftime. Poland dominated the third quarter, only surrendering two points and taking a 32-12 lead. The Bulldogs put nine different players into the scoring sheet led by Barringer’s game-high 12 points. Noah Huda finished with seven while Luke Generalovich added five. Poland is now 9-0 on the year.

Neighbors wants winter sports news

Winter athletics will soon arrive and Neighbors wants to be there every step of the way. If you’re a sports coach or the parent of an athlete, we need your help. In order to get teams and players the recognition they deserve, we want to showcase them in our pages. We can only do that if you commit to sending us game reports and photos each week. If you send it, it will get in. You can email us at neighbors@vindy.com. You don’t have to be a writer — just send us the information and we’ll put it all together. When emailing pictures, send them as JPEG files and as large as possible. Provide caption information and where people are located from left to right, front row to back. The sports news we’re looking for ranges from varsity high school teams down to middle school and even elementary and recreational leagues. We look forward to hearing about your teams successes.

Send Neighbors your news

If you’re a winter sports coach or the parent of an athlete, we need your help. In order to get teams and players the recognition they deserve, we want to showcase them in our pages. You can email us at neighbors@vindy.com. You don’t have to be a writer — just send us the information and we’ll put it all together. When emailing pictures, send them as JPEG files as large as possible. Provide caption information and where people are located from left to right, front row to back.

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