The Tallmadge boys basketball team improved to 11-6 overall with a 63-50 victory over Ravenna Feb. 4 at James O. Maddox Court.
Nate Bickar led the Blue Devils with a game-high 21 points. He drained five 3-pointers. His first two took place late in the first half. Those six points gave Tallmadge a 28-16 halftime lead.
Bickar added two more on back-to-back possessions in the third quarter. Colten Stricker followed with a layup and the Blue Devils had their biggest lead (36-16) of the game early in the third quarter.
The Ravens (10-7) got within seven late in the fourth, but got no closer.
Joseph Vassalotti finished with 11 points off the bench for Tallmadge and Andrew Francesconi and Justin Cambria each had eight points.
Ty-Shawn Dukes led Ravenna with 19 points.
For more, see the Feb. 9 edition of the Tallmadge Express.