Milton-Union downs Tri-Village

First quarter difference in Bulldogs non-conference win over Patriots

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Justin Finkbine scores two of his game high 19-points in non-conference game at Milton-Union. (Gaylen Blosser photo)

Wilson Suggs scores two of his 16 Patriots points in matchup with Milton-Union Bulldogs. (Gaylen Blosser photo)

WEST MILTON – The Milton-Union Bulldogs started strong and hung on for a 60-50 non-conference win over the Tri-Village Patriots.

The Bulldogs bolted out to a 9-0 lead at 5:23 in the opening period and pushed its lead to a double digit 15-5 score on their way to a 22-10 lead with one quarter in the book.

Tri-Village freshman, Trey Sagester buries one of his two 3-pointers in game at Milton-Union. (Gaylen Blosser)

Milton-Union extended its lead to 25-10 at 7:42 in the second and 27-12 before the teams would play to a 6-6 score in Period No. 2 sending the teams to the break with the home team holding a 28-16 lead.

Tri-Village won the battle of second half play by a slim 1-point advantage in both the third and fourth quarters only to come up short on the night.

The Patriots made an early fourth quarter scoring run to close the Bulldogs lead to 5-points; 43-38 before Milton-Union would close out scoring with a 17-12 run over the final five minutes of play to earn the win.

Justin Finkbine led Tri-Village and all scorers with a game high 19-points. Milton-Union got balanced scoring with four Bulldogs in double figures led by Cooper Brown’s 18-points.

Tri-Village was a perfect 12-12 at the charity stripe. Milton-Union also had a good night at the free throw line going 16-22 for 73-percent shooting.

BOXSCORE:

MILTON-UNION 60, TRI-VILLAGE 50

MILTON-UNION – Cooper Brown 18, B. Brumbaugh 16, C. Yates 10, T. Kress 10, Carson Brown 5, Z. Lovin 1 – TOTALS 19 16-22 2 60

TRI-VILLAGE – J. Finkbine 19, W. Suggs 16, T. Printz 7, T. Sagester 6, D. DeLong 2 – TOTALS 16 12-12 2 50

3-POINTERS

Milton Union 2 (B. Brumbaugh 1, Cooper Brown 1)

Tri-Village 2 (Trey Sagester 2)

SCORE by QUARTERS

22-06-13-19 60 Milton-Union

Dalton Delong brings the ball up-court for Tri-Village in non-conference varsity basketball game with Milton-Union. (Gaylen Blosser photo)
Tanner Printz goes for a Tri-Village score in Saturday night game at Milton-Union. (Gaylen Blosser photo)

10-06-14-20 50 Tri-Village