St. Joseph uses big third quarter to knock off Buchanan 50-43

BUCHANAN — The Buchanan Bucks were outscored 16-8 in the pivotal third quarter as St. Joseph posted a 50-43 non-conference boys basketball victory Monday night.

The Bucks (5-7) trailed 22-18 at halftime, but the Bears (4-9) were able to open up a 38-26 advantage heading into the fourth quarter.

Chris Young led Buchanan with 14 points, while Brad VanOverbergheadded 11 points and Logan Carson nine.

St. Joseph got a game-high 18 points from Devon Frenchko and 12 points from Ben Newland.

ST. JOSEPH 50, BUCHANAN 43

At Buchanan

BUCHANAN 43

Isaiah Rimpson 2, Levi Zelmer 3, Logan Carson 9, Chris Young 14, Brad VanOverberghe 11, Gavin Fazi 2, Cam Lorance 0. TOTALS: 17 3-11 43

ST. JOSEPH 50

Ben Newland 12, Devon Frenchko 18, Anthony Cellentani 5, Lane Everett 2, Andy Blomgren 2, Jordan Marble 8, Jeremiah Sterling 3. TOTALS: 19 7-10 50

Buchanan  7    18    26    43

St. Joseph 11    22   38    50

3-point baskets: St. Joseph 4 (Marble 2), Buchanan 3. Total fouls (fouled out): St. Joseph 11 (none), Buchanan 12 (none). Varsity records: Records: St. Joseph 4-9, Buchanan 5-7

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