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Junior High Boys Team defeats Indian Valley

Tyrone’s Junior High Basketball Team made their final regular season road trip to Burnham Monday, and took on the Warriors of Indian Valley.
The Eagle’s got out early on the Warriors, via the hot hand of Rich Stever who buried three long-distance treys and finished with 11 points and eight assists, got out to a 16-8 first period lead. Jim Ferguson scored nine of his 11 points in the first half getting the Eagle’s into the locker room with a 26-14 lead.
The Warriors got it going early in the second half and made an 8-0 run at the Eagle’s, but Jared Templeton got lose inside and scored eight of his game high 15 points in the third period and dampened the Warriors spirit for the remainder of the game.
“This was by far our best team effort all season,” said Stever. “The guys really showed their stuff today amidst a lot of adversity from their fans.”
Tyrone’s stubborn man defense would only give in to 14 points in each half and defeated the Warriors 46-28 in a well played game.
The Eagle’s overall record for the season is 11-8.
The Eagle’s were defeated in the first game of the day, only for the third time of the season 41-30 in overtime. Kaleb Chronister led the Eagle’s with nine points, followed by Nick Patton and Richard Crabtree with eight points each.
The Eagle’s host Philipsburg Wednesday, Penn’s Valley Thursday, and Bellwood Antis on Friday.