Zanesville Boy’s Fall to Newark for 11th Consecutive Time

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NEWARK, OH- The Zanesville Blue Devils opened their season tonight against their rivals, the Newark Wildcats. The Wildcats come in 2-1 on the year and have beaten the Blue Devils in 10 consecutive meetings.

Zanesville trying to turn the tides we pick it up early first quarter a 6-0 wildcats lead, Michael Johnson drives to the cup and lays it in.

Newark on offense now and Grant Burkholder gets a clean look from downtown and that’s a splash down 9-2 Wildcats lead.

They went on a run to end the first quarter, here’s another triple this from Braylon Morris assisted by Drew Oberholtzer. 14-2 Newark after the first quarter.

Second quarter of play Kalen Winbush with a bounce pass to Steele Meister he lays it in. Wildcats now lead by 17.

Great offense from Newark tonight Burkholder cuts to the basket and catches the Blue Devils defense on their heels.

21-4 late in the second quarter Zanesville says we’re still gonna fight. Xavier Riley with a power move and finish with the foul called.

However this pull up jumper from Ethan Stare made it a 25-10 Newark lead before half and they rolled to their 11th straight win over the Blue Devils. Final Newark 64 Blue Devils 29. Zanesville opens LCL play on Wednesday at Utica.

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