Beaver River Hands H-D First Loss In Thriller
BEAVER FALLS - Beaver River's Zach Mast and Hermon-DeKalb's Zach Denesha combined to produce a dynamic high-caliber shootout on Monday in a nonleague boys basketball game hosted by the Frontier League school.
The Beavers won the shootout and the game as Zach Mast scored 35 points lead BR (6-4) to a 68-66 victory over H-D (10-1) which received 30 points from Zach Denesha.
"We played frazzled at times and great at times. Beaver River played well and the Mast kid had a great game," said H-D Coach Dylan Klock.
Mast buried 5 3s and went 10/12 from the foul line for BR which took a 22-18 first quarter lead which proved to be decisive. Mast buried two 3s and went 7-8 from the foul line in the fourth quarter Denesha and Jay Carrow each scored seven points.
Denesha drilled four 3's and went 8-8 from the foul line scoring 30 points and Carrow finished with 20 points for H-D which also received five points from Adam Lynch and four each from Jacob Coller and Aric Bogart.
Sam Bush and Noah Zehr each came through with eight points for Beaver River.
H-D (4-0 NAC West) returns to action on Friday hosting Harrisville (3-0) in a potential meeting of NAC West unbeatens if the Pirates can get past Heuvelton tonight on the Bulldogs' court.