BRISTOLVILLE, Ohio (WKBN) – Since Craig Giesy took over Bristol, the Panthers had defeated Newbury in all eight meetings before tonight. Make it nine now as Bristol topped the Black Knights, 104-30.
The Panthers’ Tommy Donadio needed 23 points to reach 1,000 for his career. Donadio posted exactly 23 while hitting 4 three-point baskets to reach the milestone. Bryan Gabrielson matched Newbury’s point total with 30 (4 3PTM). Matt Church added 19 for the Panthers. Bristol connected on 16 three-point shots as a team.
The Black Knights’ last defeated Bristol in the 2011 playoff opener, 47-43, on February 28.
Newbury was led by John Tropf’s 8 points.
Bristol (2-0) will meet Maplewood at home on Tuesday. Newbury (0-3) returns to action on the road at Fuchs Mizrachi.