O’Hara & Graziano lift Girard past Springfield

Girard will play the winner of Canfield/Niles in the Boardman District next.

Girard Indians High School Basketball

NEW MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Trailing by 1 at the half (22-21), Girard outscored Springfield in the second half 38-28 to take a 59-50 road victory to close out their regular season schedule with a 12-10 mark.

Austin O’Hara led all scorers with 26. The Indians also featured Anthony Graziano, who finished with 16 points.

Jake Ford led Springfield with 25 points. Ford has scored 194 points in his last eight games (24.3 ppg). John Ritter added 7 for the Tigers.

Springfield has lost three games in a row as they fall to 14-7 overall. The Tigers close out their regular season schedule with a date at Jackson-Milton on Friday.

Girard will play either Canfield or Niles on March 3 in the Division II Boardman District Sectional Championship.

WKBN 27 First News provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. No links will be permitted. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s