NA Basketball Blows Out Tornado, 59-33
North Allegheny won its fifth in a row on Wednesday night with a 59-33 road victory over the Butler Golden Tornado. The Tigers limited Butler to single digit scoring in the first three periods to gain a commanding lead. NA leaped out to a 29-12 advantage by intermission and forced Butler into submission in the second half by inducing 22 total turnovers.
The Tigers were paced by senior Cole Constantino’s 16 points. Senior Elijah Zeise contributed 14 points and six rebounds. David Haus and Will Sandherr swiped four steals apiece. Butler’s top scorer was Nick Patten who dropped in 15 points.
North Allegheny improves to 15-2 overall and 9-2 in Section 3-AAA. Butler falls to 5-13 overall and 2-9 in section play. The Tigers will host the 18-1 Hampton Talbots on Friday night. The game will be broadcast live via the internet on the North Allegheny Sports Network. Randy Gore and Rick Meister will have the call. Tip-off is slated for 7:30 pm.
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