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Colts capture senior basketball title

For the second time in as many years, the Korah Colts are senior basketball champs
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You can forgive the Korah Colts senior boys basketball team if Friday night felt a little like Groundhog Day.

The team won it’s second consecutive city basketball title Friday at White Pines thanks to a 59-52 win over St. Mary’s.

Matt Kment had 19 points while Zac Zeppa chipped in with 18 as the Colts captured the title.

Max Fasulo of St. Mary’s led all scorers in the game with 25 points.

Korah advanced to the city final thanks to a narrow 61-58 win over White Pines in semifinal action on Wednesday night while St. Mary’s beat Superior Heights 56-50 in the other semi.

Bishop Whitmell of White Pines was named the league’s MVP and recipient of the Referee’s Award on Friday as well.

In the junior final, Michael Ferlaino led all scorers with 21 points, including 13 in the opening half, as White Pines beat Korah 61-49 to win the junior title.

The Wolverines opened up a 30-21 lead by the half and maintained the lead throughout en route to the city title.

Chase Peplow added 10 points for the Wolverines, all in the opening half as White Pines built its lead. Konner Ritchie also had two points for White Pines, including eight in the second half.

Tyrone Rice at 16 points to lead the Colts while Michael Nicoletta added 12.

White Pines beat Superior Heights while Korah beat St. Mary’s in junior semifinal action on Wednesday to earn their spots in Friday’s city title tilt.


Brad Coccimiglio

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