NEW MIDDLETOWN, OH (WKBN)-In a battle between AAC and ITCL first-place teams, ITCL Red Division leader Springfield topped AAC Blue leader LaBrae 81-69.
Springfield led for the majority of the game and was able to fend off a strong Vikings rally in the third quarter to eventually push the lead back up to double-digits for the comfortable win.
Graham Mincher led all-scorers with 27 while Jake Ford added 26 and Grant Nezbeth 16 points for the Tigers in the winning effort.
LaBrae’s Mike Eakins led the Vikings with 17 points while Aaron Iler added 14 and Tariq Drake chipped in with 10.
With the win, the Tigers improve to 12-3 overall.