Bristol seeks better result on Friday’s Game of the Week

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Bristol looks to bounce back from Tuesday’s setback to Badger. Standing in their way is coach Marty Hill’s Windham Bomber bunch. The game can be seen live on MyYTV this Friday at 7 pm.
 
2018-19 High School Basketball Game of the Week
Boys’ Basketball: Friday, February 8, 2019 (Live, 7 pm on MyYTV)
Windham (11-8) at #5 Bristol (14-3)
  
Last 5 Meetings
Dec. 21, 2018 – Bristol, 81-67
Mar. 6, 2018 – Bristol, 65-51 (District Semifinal)
Feb. 9, 2018 – Bristol, 74-56
Dec. 22, 2017 – Windham, 69-67
Feb. 10, 2017 – Bristol, 78-57
 
Last Meeting: Gage Elza went for 39 points as Bristol registered their 4th road win of the season (6 games) at Windham, 81-67. Joining Gage in double-figures was Damion Durst (19) and Matt Church (10). The Bombers were paced by Bert Jones, who tallied 23 points. 
  
Statistical Breakdown
Scoring Offense: Bristol, 69.4; Windham, 62.1
Scoring Defense: Bristol, 50.1; Windham, 56.5
 
Game Notes
-Bristol has come out on top of Windham in 8 of their last 9 meetings. Senior Gage Elza is averaging 27.3 points per game this season. He’s posted seven 35-plus point games throughout Bristol’s first 17 contests. In their last outing on Tuesday, Badger snapped Bristol’s 9-game win streak with a 60-59 setback. Elza scored 37 in the loss. When the Panthers are held below 60-points, hey’re 1-3 this season.

-Despite their 11-8 mark, Windham has put together a challenging schedule which has resulted in victories over the likes of 12-5 Rootstown (by 16), at Newton Falls (by 4) and Newbury (by 6), as well as their last outing over Pymatuning Valley – 88-74 – at Marty Hill Court. The Bombers were led by Bert Jones, who posted a 31-point performance. Tyler Collins and Blake Eye added 11 points apiece while Bailey Rutherford also finished the contest with a double-digit output (10). 
 
Results
Windham
Bombers 76 Pymatuning Valley 57
Bombers 82 Lordstown 39
Badger 56 Bombers 52
Waterloo 73 Bombers 53
Bombers 88 Mathews 74
Bombers 74 Southington 37
Bombers 72 Grand Valley 44
Bombers 58 Newbury 52
Garrettsville Garfield 64 Bombers 50
LaBrae 74 Bombers 59
Bombers 58 Lordstown 38
Struthers 69 Bombers 37
Bombers 59 Newton Falls 55
Bristol 81 Bombers 67
Bombers 59 Maplewood 46
Champion 62 Bombers 43
Bombers 58 Rootstown 42
Bombers 77 Southington 45
Newbury 66 Bombers 57 

Bristol
Badger 60 #5 Panthers 59
#5 Panthers 64 McDonald 60
#5 Panthers 65 Mathews 52
#5 Panthers 91 Southington 51
#5 Panthers 70 Grand Valley 51
#8 Panthers 51 Newbury 39
#8 Panthers 76 Maplewood 30
#8 Panthers 80 Lordstown 16
Panthers 80 Brookfield 43
Champion 56 Panthers 47
Panthers 81 Windham 67
Panthers 67 Lordstown 43
Panthers 69 Southington 50
Panthers 68 Maplewood 37
Panthers 79 Newbury 43
LaBrae 70 Panthers 58
 
Upcoming Schedule
Windham
Feb. 19 – Poland
Feb. 23 – vs. Mogadore (at Quicken Loans Arena)

Bristol
Feb. 12 – Garrettsville Garfield
Feb. 16 – Western Reserve Academy
Feb. 19 – at Mooney 

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