West Portsmouth West grabbed a 49-39 victory at the expense of Beaver Eastern in Ohio boys basketball action on January 5.
It was tough sledding with defenses hanging tough for each side in a 49-39 final-quarter tie.
The Senators darted to a 40-30 bulge over the Eagles as the fourth quarter began.
The Senators fought to a 31-24 intermission margin at the Eagles' expense.
Neither team dominated early as the two squads struggled to a 15-15 tie through the first quarter.
In recent action on December 29, Beaver Eastern faced off against Brice New Hope Christian and West Portsmouth West took on Ironton St Joseph Central on December 26 at Ironton St Joseph Central High School. Click here for a recap
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