Tuesday's outing turned into an endurance test that Newark Licking Valley passed in a 57-50 victory at Zanesville's expense on January 12 in Ohio boys high school basketball.
The Panthers put a bow on this victory with a strong fourth-quarter kick, outpointing the Blue Devils 14-13 in the last stanza.
Newark Licking Valley broke in front at the beginning of the fourth quarter with a 43-37 lead over Zanesville.
Zanesville took a 28-26 lead over Newark Licking Valley heading to the half locker room.
Zanesville showed it was ready to play, using an early thrust to carve out a 15-14 advantage over Newark Licking Valley as the first quarter ended.
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