Martins Ferry records sound decision over Bellaire 54-48

Early action on the scoreboard pushed Martins Ferry to the front, and it stayed there to fend off Bellaire 54-48 in an Ohio boys basketball matchup on December 13.

Martins Ferry hummed like a well-oiled machine through the fourth quarter, extending the lead with a 22-18 advantage in the frame.

Martins Ferry broke in front at the beginning of the fourth quarter with a 32-30 lead over Bellaire.

Had this been a prize fight, Bellaire would’ve earned the judge’s decision at intermission, with a 22-18 lead on Martins Ferry.

Bellaire started on steady ground by forging a 12-10 lead over Martins Ferry at the end of the first quarter.

In recent action on December 6, Martins Ferry faced off against Union Local and Bellaire took on Harrison Central on December 6 at Bellaire High School. For more, click here.

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