Too close for comfort: Ansonia edges Covington 45-42

It wasn’t pretty, gut-tough wins usually aren’t, but Ansonia wasn’t going for style points. A victory will do, and it was earned 45-42 over Covington at Covington High on February 4 in Ohio boys high school basketball action.

In recent action on January 28, Covington faced off against Brookville and Ansonia took on Riverside on January 28 at Riverside High School. Click here for a recap

Both teams traded salvos in the final period, but Ansonia had enough offense to deny Covington in the end.

The Tigers jumped to a 40-31 bulge over the Buccs as the fourth quarter began.

The Tigers fought to a 27-23 intermission margin at the Buccs’ expense.

The Buccs showed they were ready to play, using an early thrust to carve out a 11-9 advantage over the Tigers as the first quarter ended.

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