Close Encounter: Nelsonville-York nips Belpre 67-62

Nelsonville-York edged Belpre in a close 67-62 encounter in an Ohio boys basketball matchup on February 1. .

Nelsonville-York put a bow on this victory with a strong fourth-quarter kick, outpointing Belpre 30-17 in the last stanza.

The Golden Eagles enjoyed a 45-37 lead over the Buckeyes to start the fourth quarter.

Belpre constructed a bold start that built a 23-20 gap on Nelsonville-York heading into the locker room.

Neither side could break ahead as the two teams began in a tense 12-12 duel in the first quarter.

In recent action on January 21, Nelsonville-York faced off against New Lexington and Belpre took on Warren on January 25 at Belpre High School. We covered the game. For a full recap, click here.

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