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Tigers News · Defense is Key in Victory Over Niles


Howland took a big lead early and Niles couldn’t recover as the Tigers won, 47-17, Wednesday night to extend their winning streak to eight games.In the first quarter, Howland (11-3) played great defense, as Niles (3-7) couldn’t get off any good shots.

The Tigers led 14-0 after one quarter.The second quarter wasn’t any different for either side as Howland led 26-2 at halftime. The Tigers were led by Gabby Hartzell with 10 points and Mackenzie Maze with eight.Part of Howland’s big win was the rebounding battle as the Tigers won that, 44-18. Kendyl Buckley led the Tigers with 14 rebounds and Alex Ochman had nine points with 11 rebounds.

Now Howland looks ahead to its rematch against Canfield on Saturday.