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East Juniata bounces back; tops Greenwood

The East Juniata boys basketball team rebounded sharply from its last outing against Bellefonte to defeat Greenwood 62-53 in Friday night action.

Leading the way for the Tigers offensively was Billy Dressler as he sizzled in the contest posting a game-high 24 points.

Teammates Tanner Barth and Xavier Clement both finished with 14 points apiece.

In the first quarter, the Tigers got started early, outscoring the Wildcats 15-12.

Greenwood bounced back in the second period, as it took the scoring advantage 15-14.

As the two went into the locker room at the half, East Juniata held a 29-26 advantage.

East Juniata was able to give itself some breathing room in the third quarter, holding Greenwood to six points while the Tigers’ offense finished with 13. Dressler finished with six points in the quarter.

Both teams lit it up in the final period as they finished with 20 points each, giving the Tigers the 9-point victory.

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