The host Nordonia boys basketball team improved to 5-1 overall and 4-0 in the Suburban League after winning a 69-49 decision against Tallmadge Dec. 18.

The Knights jumped out to an 11-2 lead and never looked back.

Chris Scott led Nordonia with 20 points and Max Hartman and Kenneth Kitchen contributed 14 and 12 points, respectively.

Andrew Franesconi led the Blue Devils (1-4, 1-3) with a game-high 21 points. Joseph Vassalotti added 13 points for Tallmadge, which lost a 46-40 decision in the junior varsity contest.

For more, see the Dec. 26 edition of the Nordonia Hills News Leader.

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