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Junior Fighting Tigers 8th grade rolls past Ashland in showdown, 58-35

So much for the showdown.

Friday, February 08, 2002

So much for the showdown.

The Ironton Junior Fighting Tigers 8th grade won the battle for first place in the Ohio-Kentucky Valley Conference with a 58-35 rout of Ashland.

Ironton (13-0) was led by Brigham Waginger with 19 points. Dennis Gagai scored 12, Brandon Walker 10, and Darius Lewis nine points.

The league tournament drawing will be held Sunday. The tournament begins Tuesday.

Ashland 4 14 8 9 – 35

Ironton 16 10 13 19 – 58

ASHLAND VERITY PATRIOTS: Reliford 7, Holbrook 2, Wheeler 2, Cannoy 6, Miller 14, Slater 4.

IRONTON JUNIOR FIGHTING TIGERS (13-0): Brigham Waginger 19, Brandon Walker 10, Dennis Gagai 12, Darius Lewis 9, Michael Phillips 5, Jared Murphy 2, Micah Crowe 1, Kyle Birkle 0, J. J. Johnson 0, Gavin Harbolt 0, Aaron Stumbo 0.