Independence records sound decision over Kirtland 75-70

A rugged contest ended with the right result as far as Independence was concerned after Friday’s 75-70 decision in an Ohio boys basketball matchup on January 31.

In recent action on January 24, Independence faced off against Grand Valley and Kirtland took on Cuyahoga Heights on January 24 at Kirtland High School. Click here for a recap

Conditioning showed as the Blue Devils outscored the Hornets 24-17 in the final period.

The Hornets took the lead 53-51 to start the fourth quarter.

Independence’s shooting moved to a 31-30 lead over Kirtland at halftime.

The start wasn’t the problem for Kirtland, who began with a 16-14 edge over Independence through the end of the first quarter.

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