The Boardman Spartan freshman boys basketball team defeated the Warren G. Harding Raiders, 54-37, Feb. 15 to win the All-American Conference Red Tier championship.
The Spartans led, 9-6, after the first quarter and by halftime pulled away to lead 29-15. At the end of three quarters, the Spartans increased the lead to 41-27 and were in complete control.
Connor Miller led the Spartans with 17 points, and Daeone Martin had 14. Also chipping in to help the Spartans win were Derek Anderson with six, Wrentie Martin with five, Charlie Davis and Tim Bowser with four, and Ray Hammond and Tommy Fryda with two each.
Photos by Jim McCreary / Town Crier
Freshman Spartan Charlie Davis (24) and Warren G. Harding’s Ty Artis battle to bring down the rebound in the Feb. 15 AAC Red Tier championship game.
Head coach Mark Calautti and assistant coach Jeff Markovitch led the Spartans to an overall record of 18-1 and 8-1 in the AAC Red Tier. The Spartans' only loss came at the hands of the Raiders, 48-46, the first time the teams met Dec. 5.