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Bisons shoot way by Vikings, 76-68

Jim Walker

jim.walker@irontontribune.com

 

BUFFALO, W.Va. — It wasn’t the O.K. Corral, but it was still quite a shoot out.

The Buffalo Bisons had four players in double figures as they outscored the Symmes Valley Vikings 76-68 Tuesday.

“They’re a quick, talented bunch. They can shoot,” said Vikings’ coach Donnie Saunders.

“We played pretty good defense. We were guarding them but they just hit their shots.”

Tyler Rowe had a game-high 27 points to lead the Vikings 11-7). Kurt Adams scored 14 points including four 3-pointers and Jonathan Kouns added 11 points.

Joseph Good scored 24 points to lead Buffalo (10-6). Bradley Harris had 16, John Hodges 15 and Isaiah Robinson got 13.

Robinson and Harris combined for 13 points in the first quarter as Buffalo took a 16-11 lead. Rowe had six points and Adams five for the Vikings.

Rowe scored eight points and Adams drained a pair of triples in the second quarter as the Vikings cut the deficit to 34-29 at the half.

Jacob Klaiber scored six points and Kouns five as both teams scored 20 points in the third quarter and it was 54-49. Good had a pair of 3-pointers in the quarter.

Rowe scored eight points including 5-of-5 from the foul line in the fourth quarter, but Good scored 10 points, Harris six and the Bisons hit 6-of-6 free throws.

In the reserve game, Symmes Valley (17-1) beat Buffalo 64-47 as Shawn Belville scored 16.

Sym. Valley 11 18 20 19 = 68

Buffalo 16 18 20 22 = 76

SYMMES VALLEY (11-7): Dylan Malone 3 0 0-0 6, Kurt Adams 1 4 0-0 14, Jonathan Kouns 3 1 2-2 11, Jacob Klaiber 4 0 0-0 8, Tyler Rowe 9 0 9-10 27, Ryan Gibson 0 0 2-2 2. Totals: 20 5 13-14 68. Fouls: 18. Fouled out: None.

BUFFALO (10-6): Isaiah Robinson 5 0 3-4 13, Joseph Good 3 6 0-2 24, Gabe Garrison 0 0 2-2 2, Aaron Lewis 2 0 0-0 4, John Hodges 5 1 2-3 15, Austin Moore 0 0 2-2 2, Bradley Harris 8 0 0-0 16. Totals: 23 7 9-13 76. Fouls: 14. Fouled out: None.