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Juniata has a Saturday to remember, topping Blackhawks

Photos by Bob Hockenbrock

MIFFLINTOWN – It was a Saturday night delight for the Juniata boys basketball team as they topped Susquenita in a weekend Tri-Valley League showdown, 62-41.

The Indians finished with four players finishing in double digits.

Leading the scoring barrage were GG Ortiz, Jacob Condo and Max Lauver who all netted 14.

Rounding out the double digit scorers for Juniata was Austin Derr with 12.

The Blackhawks were led by Derek Gibney with 11 while teammate Austin Neiswonder finished with 10.

In the first quarter, the Indians broke out to an early 16-5 lead. Condo paced Juniata with five points.

Susquenita rebounded to take the second period by a 16-15 margin.

Juniata held a 31-20 lead going into the intermission.

Both teams went shot-for-shot in the third quarter as both offenses rolled out 10 points each heading into the final stanza.

In the fourth, Juniata finished off the contest in style, outscoring the Blackhawks 21-10.

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