WEST MIDDLESEX, Pennsylvania (WKBN) – North East’s Garrett Owens missed a potential game-winning three-pointer with 1.6 seconds left, as West Middlesex came away with a 49-47 victory in the tournament opener for both teams.
The Big Reds were outscored 24-16 in the second half to setup the close finish.
Ryan Dogan led West Middlesex with 20 points in the win. Josh Porterfield added 12 points, while Nicky Cannone reached double-figures with 10.
West Middlesex improves to 16-7 overall on the season. The Big Reds advance to face Wilmington in the District 10 Class AA Quarterfinals. Tipoff is set for 7:30 PM from Slippery Rock University.