Boys 8th Grade Basketball · Boys 8th Grade Basketball beats Martins Ferry 44 – 31

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31 Martins Ferry High School
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Using a stifling defense, the 8th-grade team traveled to Martins Ferry on Monday evening and came home with a convincing 44-31 victory over the homestanding Purple Riders.
Ray Pettigrew led the way with 25 points and constant ball pressure on defense. Jake Dowling added 13 points while Paxton Marling and Brenton Naumann chipped in with four and two points, respectively.
The Big Reds improved to 5-1 on the season and finish out the pre-Christmas portion of their schedule Tuesday when they travel to Steubenville to face Harding Middle School.