(January 31st, 2015) – MONTPELIER: Defense ruled the day as Fayette, representing the Buckeye Border Conference, made the trip to North Western Ohio Athletic League opponent Montpelier’s home court on Saturday. Neither side could find their offense, however, as the contest was a low scoring one.
In the end, Fayette came out on top, beating Montpelier 38-28.
Koby Biddix led the way for the Eagles, hitting the team’s only 2 three-pointers in the game. He had 16 points on the evening. Jared Seiler took control in the paint, giving his unit 10 points. Tristan Bates, at 6’7” tall, also had a decent day on the inside, totaling 6 points.
Montpelier had a trio of top scorers, as Michael Blake, Kolden Uribes, and Alex Matzinger all recorded 6 points against the Eagle defense. Jacob Leung added 5 points, while Nate McCord put up 3 in the loss.
The game itself was rather tight in the first half. Fayette barely pullled ahead at the conclusion of the first quarter 14-13. The Locos evened out the points totals in the second period with a 7-6 score. This put the two squads in a 20-20 tie at the half.
In the third quarter, the defensive intensity only increased. The Eagles got the better end of the scoring drought, however, as they claimed period number three 6-2. The final period saw Fayette expand on their offensive success, outscoring their Locomotive hosts 12-6, thus giving them the 10 point road victory.