Bobcats News · Boys Basketball Opens Up the Season with a 76-57 Win Over Coventry

The Norwayne boys basketball team put 45 points on the board in the first half of their opener on Friday night to beat the visiting Coventry Comets 76-57.  Junior Ben Draper led the way in the scoring column for the Cats with a team high 19 points.  Draper also picked up 4 assists and added 3 rebounds.  Senior Quinn Hiles had a solid all around game with 17 points, 8 assists, 5 rebounds and 4 steals.  Norwayne shot 36% from the floor on the night and made a total of 8 three pointers.  Junior Jake Hanzie followed Draper and Hiles in double figures with 11 points of his own.  Hanzie was also able to pull down 8 rebounds.  Sophomore Jacob Rupp(8 points, 7 rebounds), Sophomore Noah Saal(8 points, 3 rebounds), Sophomore Ameer Cunningham(7 points, 7 rebounds), and Sophomore Joey Raudebaugh(6 points, 9 rebounds) rounded out the balanced scoring for Norwayne.  The Cats are 1-0 on the early season and will host Rootstown on Tuesday night.