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Junior Flyers bounce

Huntington St. Joe

The St. Joseph Junior Flyers opened the annual middle school Catholic Tournament with a win over the Huntington St. Joseph Fighting Irish, 40-28.

Zach Roach led the Junior Flyers with a game-high 21 points. Jimmy Mahlmeister added six points to the winning effort.

St. Joseph played Our Lady of Fatima on Saturday in the championship game.

The tournament is held each year during Catholic Schools’ Week and includes the Catholic schools from Ironton, Portsmouth and Huntington, W.Va.

Catholic Tournament Semifinals

St. Joseph 14 8 8 10 = 40

Hunt. St. Joseph 3 11 7 7 = 28

IRONTON SAINT JOSEPH: Elijah Rowe 0 0 0-0 0, Max Weber 0 0 0-0 0, J.C. Damron 1 0 1-2 3, Jimmy Mahlmeister 3 0 0-0 6, Matt Sheridan 0 0 0-0 0, Michael Mahlmeister 0 0 0-0 0, Zach Roach 7 1 4-7 21, Jared Johnson 0 0 0-0 0, Jackson Rowe 0 1 1-3 4, Izsak Unger 3 0 0-0 6, Dmitri Ward 0 0 0-0 0. Totals: 14 2 6-12 40. Fouls: 9. Fouled out: None.

HUNTINGTON SAINT JOSEPH: Z. Johnson 6 1 1-2 16, J. Perry 0 0 2-4 2, Vance 2 0 0-0 4, Harris 2 0 0-0 4, Harris 0 0 1-2 1, Vital 0 0 0-0 0, Stricker 0 0 0-0 0, Moran 2 0 1-2 5, Mankin 0 0 0-0 0. Totals: 10 1 5-10 28. Fouls: 14. Fouled out: None.