Wolverines pull off huge upset, make late comeback to defeat Lancers 58-55


Wolverines Notch a win against Neshannock

Ellwood City was victorious against Neshannock 58-55 on Friday with the help of Steve Antuono, who scored 27 points. On a three-pointer from Antuono, Wolverines sealed their victory in the fourth quarter.

Ellwood pulled ahead early, claiming a 26-24 lead at the half. With 26 points, Ellwood City added to their lead in the final quarter with momentum from a 11-2 run.

With a shooting percentage of 70% (7-for-10), Antuono had a great game from the field, also making 50% (3-for-6) of threes attempted. He was also strong from the line, sinking 83% (10-for-12) of free throws attempted.

Ryan Gibbons also put up 4 points, two rebounds and one steal. Broc Boariu (20 points) and Rick Pitrelli (6 points) each had multiple three-pointers. Boariu was a big defensive contributor as well, racking up nine rebounds and three steals.

Ellwood City finished the game with 24 rebounds (9 offensive / 15 defensive), one block and seven steals.

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