2019-20 Mansfield Senior Boys Basketball team

LEXINGTON -- Mansfield Senior fell behind early but outscored Lexington in each of the final three quarters to collect a 54-46 Ohio Cardinal Conference road victory on Friday night.

Roger Merrell II poured in 22 points and grabbed six rebounds to pace the Tygers. Davin Brown registered nine points and Cam Todd grabbed seven rebounds for Senior High.

The Minutemen got 21 points from Dylan Spears, while Max Waldruff chipped in nine points.

The Tygers dominated the backboards, outrebounding Lexington 39-24, and enjoyed a 12-2 bulge in second-chance points. 

Lexington led 13-9 after the first period, but Senior High moved on top 24-20 at halftime. The Tygers forged a 38-33 edge after the third quarter and hung on for the win.

The Tygers improve to 7-9 heading into Saturday night's game at Lima Senior.

The Minutemen fall to 11-7 and travel to Norwalk on Saturday night.

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