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Flyers topple Valley 53-46

The St. Joseph Flyers bounced back while they were bouncing back.

They Flyers were not only trying to bounce back from a 62-47 loss at Wayne, W.Va., on Friday, they had to recover from a 5-point second quarter.

They made a full recovery.

St. Joseph used a solid third quarter to rally and beat the Lucasville Valley Indians 53-46 Saturday.

“It was a physical game and we battled. We played a bad second quarter and came out and played well and pulled out the win. It’s nice to do that before going into the tournament,” Flyers coach Kevin Hacker said.

Chad Harvey scored 6 points and Ryan Staton 4 in the first quarter as St. Joseph took a 17-14 lead.

But the offense struggled in the second quarter and Valley was able to go in front 27-22 at the break.

Harvey and Staton combined for 10 points again in the third quarter and the defense held the Indians to 6 points as St. Joseph took a 36-33 lead.

In the fourth quarter, Michael Basedow and Harvey had 4 points each and the Flyers were 7 of 10 from the foul line down the stretch as they clinched the win.

Harvey finished with 16 points and 7 rebounds. Basedow had 11 points and 4 blocked shots while Staton had 12 points and 6 rebounds.

Zach Call led Valley with 14 points.

Against Wayne, the Flyers were 4 of 20 from the 3-point line.

Harvey had 17 points and Basdow 10 to pace the Flyers. Neal Dillon led Wayne with 19 points.

The Flyers host Portsmouth East Tuesday.

Lucasville1413613=46

St. Joseph1751417=53

LUCASVILLE VALLEY (NA): Cunningham 2 1 0-2 7, Zach Call 6 0 2-3 14, Chuck Gregory 1 1 0-0 5, Matt McClain 2 0 1-1 5, Isiah Keller 0 2 1-2 7, Cameron Ashbaugh 2 0 0-0 4, Mike Fulks 2 0 0-0 4. Totals: 15

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4-8

46. Fouls: 13. Fouled out: None.

ST. JOSEPH (10-9): Chad Harvey 7 0 2-2 16, Michael Basedow 3 0 5-6 11, Ryan Schwab 2 0 1-2 5, Clay Crum 1 0 0-0 2, Ryan Staton 6 0 0-0 12, Jerrod Laber 1 0 3-7 5, Caleb Blackburn 1 0 0-0 2. Totals: 21-36

11-18

53. 3-point goals: 0-2. Fouls: 10. Fouled out: None. Rebounds: 9-20=29 (Harvey 7, Staton 6, Laber 6). Assists: 4 (Harvey 2). Turnovers: 10. Steals: 4 (Blackburn, Basedow, Harvey, Staton 1 each). Blocked shots: 5 (Basedow 4, Staton).

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Friday’s Game

St. Joseph891020=47

Wayne15161318=62

ST. JOSEPH (9-9): Chad Harvey 4 3 0-0 17, Michael Basedow 4 0 2-4 10, Ryan Schwab 1 1 2-4 7, Clay Crum 1 0 0-0 2, Ryan Staton 3 0 2-2 8, Caleb Blackburn 1 0 1-3 3, Jerrod Laber 0 0 0-0 0, Alex Brown 0 0 0-0 0, Joe Unger 0 0 0-0 0. Totals: 18-45

7-13

47. 3-point goals: 4-20. Fouls: 15. Fouled out: None. Rebounds: 20-9=19 (Staton 7, Harvey 5). Assists: 8 (Schwab 4, Basedow 2). Steals: 5 (Staton 3). Turnovers: 11. Blocked shots: 3 (Basedow 2).

WAYNE (6-9): Neal Dillon 3 3 1-2 19, Aaron Napier 2 0 1-2 5, Joey Ferguson 3 1 0-0 9, Josh Meddings 2 0 2-5 6, Brandon Sutherland 1 0 0-0 2, Jeremy Maynard 4 0 7-10 15, Cory Perry 4 0 1-1 9. Totals: 19 4

12-19

62. Fouls: 13. Fouled out: None.