GIRARD — Corry’s seventh graders played good defense and went overtime before falling to Girard this week, 34-24. The press caused turnovers in the extra period where Corry outscored, 10-0.

Jon Haenel had 14 points in defeat, Kyle Scouten with four, Bucketing two points were Taylor Bloom, Caleb Zimmerman and Jacob Sutton.

“I was very pleased with the defense, we are much improved since the start of the season,” reported coach Jim Wood.

Girard also outlasted Corry n the eighth-grade game, 39-35. Alex Sloane netted nine points, Josh Schrecengost eight, Brody Wood four and Bailey Patten three, In with two were Zac Shopene (also five rebounds), Doug Eck and Kenstan Weingard.

Corry 7th 4 2 6 10 2 — 24

Girard 2 6 9 5 10 — 34

Corry 8th 10 7 7 11 — 35

Girard 14 6 6 13 — 39

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