Boys Varsity Basketball · Boys Varsity Basketball falls to Newark 62 – 60

60 Olentangy Liberty High School
62 Newark High School
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Olentangy Liberty High School vs Newark High School
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Liberty playing it’s second game without junior Ben Roderick who will be out for the year with an injury took on the mighty Newark Wildcats at Newark on Tuesday night. Liberty came out smoking hitting 6 of 10 three pointers in the 1st quarter to take a 18-13 lead after one. Newark battled back to take the lead at the half at 35-32. The see saw affair continued until Newark’s Antonio Watson dribble the length of the floor to hit a layup to give Newark a 62-60 victory. Liberty’s last shot with 0.3 of a second was just short. Liberty was lead in scoring by Nick Nakasian 23 points. Dan McFarland did a great job inside scoring 11 points, and freshmen Henry Hinkle had his best scoring night of the year with 10 points. Liberty travels to Westerville Central on Friday.