Boys 8th Grade Basketball · Boys 8th Grade Basketball beats Portland Middle School 40 – 34

34 Portland Middle School
40 Ionia High School
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Portland Middle School vs Ionia High School
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Tonight the Ionia Bulldogs hosted the Raiders of Portland for the first game of the year. It was a good start for the Bulldogs. This was a team effort tonight. At the end of the first quarter the Bulldogs led 8-4, Both teams were playing hard and picked up the tempo in the second quarter. Going into halftime Ionia was leading 20-14. Throughout the second half the Bulldogs kept their lead but the Raiders continued to battle. It was a hard fought game. The third quarter ended with Ionia up 29-19. Portland made a strong push in the forth and outscored Ionia 11-15 to cut the lead to 6. The Bulldogs held on and won 40-34. Leading scorers were: Lance Atkinson with 12 points, Isaiah Morgan with 7 points, Harrison Yenchar 6, Logan Brown 5, Daniel McCoy 4, Sam Eppler 2, Austin Currigan and Colin Ciganick with 1. Next game Monday, November 12th at home against Grand Ledge.