Bragging rights on the line; East welcomes Chaney this Friday’s Game of the Week

Game of the Week

Chaney is seeking their 10th win of the season

Chaney Cowboys vs. Youngstown East Golden Bears High School Basketball Game of the Week

Chaney has lost just once since December 17

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The Youngstown city schools will be featured on this Friday’s WKBN Game of the Week broadcast. Chaney – who reached the Boardman District Finals a year ago – will take on East. The Golden Bears are looking to give their rival their first league loss. Chaney is after win #10 overall on the season.


High School Boys’ Basketball Game of the Week
Friday, January 17, 2020 at 7 pm (LIVE) on MyYTV
Chaney (9-3) at East (3-10)

Last Five Meetings
Dec. 23, 2019 – Chaney, 76-60
Feb. 26, 2019 – Chaney, 66-53 (Sectional Semifinal)
Feb. 16, 2019 – Chaney, 74-64
Feb. 9, 2019 – Chaney, 64-48
Dec. 11, 2018 – Chaney, 73-48

Last Meeting
-Clive Wilson scored 16 and William Brown closed out his night with 14 as the Cowboys won their third in a row as they posted a 76-60 win over East at home two days before Christmas.

Team Statistics
Scoring Offense: Chaney, 67.4; East, 54.9
Scoring Defense: Chaney, 57.3; East, 66.2

Game Notes
-Chaney has won 7 of their last 8 games which have included victories over Harding (50-47), at Mooney (67-58) and a matchup with Canfield on January 3 (72-56). Two of their three losses this year were by a combined 4 points (to Canfield by 1 and to Massillon by 3).

-Cowboys are 8-1 when scoring 60-points or more this season.

-On Tuesday, Chaney defeated Ursuline – 77-60 – on the road behind Cameron Lawrence’s 20 and Sharrod Taylor’s 15 points.

-The Golden Bears have lost 6 of their last 7 games. This season, East is 1-8 in games where their opponents have scored 60-points or more.

-John Clay led East with 14 during the Bears 57-38 loss on Tuesday to First Love Christian.

-In 1938, East qualified for the state tournament where they lost their first round game to Newark, 50-37, from the Columbus Fairground Coliseum. Charlie Joachim paced the team with 16 points in the loss. East was led by head coach Harley Littler.

Steel Valley Conference Standings
Chaney – 3-0 (9-3)
Mooney – 2-1 (5-5)
Ursuline – 1-2 (5-8)
East – 0-3 (3-10)

Upcoming Schedule
Chaney
Jan. 19 – vs. Kennedy Catholic (8-3) at Edinboro
Jan. 21 – at Copley (5-6)
Jan. 23 – Farrell (6-5)

East
Jan. 21 – Warren JFK (2-8)
Jan. 24 – at Boardman (9-0)
Jan. 25 – GlenOak (8-4)

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