Dragons Use Big Fourth Quarter to Beat Bradford

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Warren's Justin Rich (11). Photo courtesy Jon Sitler.

WARREN, Pa. – Trailing by two going into the fourth quarter, Warren outscored Bradford 22-7 over the final eight minutes en route to a 54-41 win.

J.T. Blum led the way for Warren, scoring a game-high 19 points, 14 of which came in the second half. Parks Ordiway was also in double figures for the Dragons with 12 points, including a big three in the fourth quarter to help the Dragons pull away.

A medical situation at halftime delayed the start of the second half, as Bradford’s Cam Austin had a medical emergency at the half and had was taken to a local hospital. No update on his condition was available following the game.

Bryce Blair, making his season debut, had a big effort on the defensive end of the floor, blocking a number of shots, including a pair in the fourth quarter that helped springboard the Dragons (2-1).

Blum was named Icyy Ink Player of the Game and talked about the win afterward:

Kody Vega added nine points for Warren, while Braylon Barnes had six, Owen Becker and Blair three and Brady Berdine two.

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Jake Franz had a big game for Bradford, coming off the bench to score a team-high 18 points. Jerid Wilmoth added 13 points for the Owls and Dalton Dixon six.

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