Big first quarter leads Brockway to win over Kane
Photo by Keith Reigel â€“ John Bedford gets inside position on the Brockway defender during first half action. The Rovers' big first quarter was the margin needed to lift them to victory, 64-49.
The Brockway Rovers came out firing in the first quarter and connected on three 3-pointers that helped them take a commanding 21-6 lead. That margin was good enough to keep the scrappy Wolves at bay the rest of the night in a 64-49 road victory.
The tight defense by the Rovers led to several early steals which led to baskets at the other end. Once the Wolves were able to get the ball in bounds they were able to penetrate and make some baskets.
The game was a physical one with both teams committing several fouls. The fourth quarter alone saw Kane go to the line 14 times but were only able to connect on seven shots. Brockway shot 10 free throws and hit six. On the evening the Rovers only shot 10-18 while the Wolves were 14-27 from the charity stripe.
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