CONNORVILLE - Buckeye Local connected on eight 3-pointers among 31 field goals and used its pressure to its advantage en route to a 76-67 victory against Union Local Jets (4-8) in a Wednesday evening Buckeye 8 encounter.
Kyle Michalo had the hot hand early for the Panthers (7-6). He scored half of his 20 in the first half.
Union Local, meanwhile, remained close thanks to talented senior Jacob Bailey, who scored 12 of his 22 points in the first half.
All told, four Panthers reached double figures. Michalo and John Rozenek (14) led the way, while junior Brennan Czuchran went for 13 points.
Bailey's production was complemented by Kaleb McDiffit's 10 points. Colton McKivitz came off the bench to score nine. Collin Jones added eight.