The Bellwood-Antis boys’ varsity basketball team has been on and off this season, with a record of 10-4.
Friday night the Devils were trending upward. Bellwood-Antis ended Moshannon Valley’s undefeated season while recording their tenth victory.
B-A won 65-62 at Moshannon Valley High School.
“It felt great to beat a good team like Mo Valley on the road,” said senior Joe Padula.
Bellwood came out early with a 22-11 lead after the first quarter.
The Knights cut the lead to five at 33-28 by halftime, and it was nip-and-tuck from there on out.
Everyone was scoring for the Blue Devils, with junior Trent Walker leading the team with 23 points and knocking down six three-pointers. Padula added 21, putting him over 900 points for his career with seven regular season games left.
“I expected a hard fought game but I knew that if we played all 4 quarters we would be able to win,” said Jarrett Taneyhill.
The Devils and Knights had a run in with each other earlier in the season, with Mo Valley winning the first matchup in Bellwood, 54-48. The Mo Valley came into Friday’s game 12-0.
“Going in we had to be confident so we could play with confidence and go out and play like we planned,” said Ethan Mcgee, who scored 7.
Bellwood-Antis is getting ready to take on Claysburg-Kimmel on Wednesday.