Tigers Triumph Over Trojans
The North Allegheny boys’ basketball team made the trek to Erie on Tuesday night for a non-section game with McDowell and came away with a convincing 67-37 victory. The win snapped a four-game losing streak for the Tigers, who broke open the game with a big second half.
Leading 27-21 at intermission, North Allegheny took control of the game by outscoring the host Trojans, 20-8, in both the third and fourth quarters. In all, nine different players scored points for NA in a well-balanced performance.
Leading the way was senior Matt McDonough with 15 points and three 3-pointers. Sophomore Joey Dopirak netted 13 points and senior Robby Jones tallied 11 points. McDowell was paced by Nick Grimm and Luke Chamberlain with 18 and 11 points, respectively.
North Allegheny improves to 9-4 on the season and will return to Section 1-6A action with a home game against the Butler Golden Tornado on Friday at 7:30 p.m. The contest will be broadcast live via the internet by the North Allegheny Sports Network.
Boys Basketball vs. McDowell, 1-18-22
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