Trail boys still unbeaten in CCC; girls fall to Madison, T-V


By Eddie Mowen Jr. - emowen@aimmediamidwest.com



National Trail sophomore Skyler Ward drives to the basket during the Blazers game with state-ranked Tri-Village on Thursday, Jan. 16. Ward scored 10 points, but the Trail came up short, falling 66-22.

National Trail sophomore Skyler Ward drives to the basket during the Blazers game with state-ranked Tri-Village on Thursday, Jan. 16. Ward scored 10 points, but the Trail came up short, falling 66-22.


NEW PARIS — National Trail’s boys basketball team split a pair of games over the weekend, which included winning a key conference game to remain atop the Cross County Conference standings.

National Trail lost to Middletown Madison in the Midwest King Classic at Middletown High School 59-54 on Sunday, Jan. 19. The Blazers were paced by Cameron Harrison’s 20 points and Zach Woodall’s 10. Trail is now 12-3 overall and 7-0 in the CCC.

The Blazers are scheduled to host Ansonia Friday, Jan. 24 and Eaton on Saturday.

National Trail stayed unbeaten in league play with a 52-35 road win at Bethel Friday, Jan. 17. Zach Woodall led the way with 22 points and Cameron Harrison chipped in with 14.

Trail girls fall to Madison, T-V

For a half, National Trail’s girls basketball team stayed within striking distance of unbeaten and state-ranked Tri-Village, trailing just 28-17 in a game played Thursday, Jan. 16 at National Trail.

But a scoreless third quarter and being outscored 19-0 contributed to a 66-22 loss.

Sophomore Skylar Ward led the Blazers with 10 points and senior Makena Laird added eight.

On Tuesday, Jan. 14, Trail suffered a 49-31 loss at Middletown Madison.

The Blazers were scheduled to host Preble Shawnee on Tuesday, Jan. 21 and will travel to Ansonia on Thursday.

National Trail sophomore Skyler Ward drives to the basket during the Blazers game with state-ranked Tri-Village on Thursday, Jan. 16. Ward scored 10 points, but the Trail came up short, falling 66-22.
https://www.registerherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/41/2020/01/web1_ntgbk1-1.jpgNational Trail sophomore Skyler Ward drives to the basket during the Blazers game with state-ranked Tri-Village on Thursday, Jan. 16. Ward scored 10 points, but the Trail came up short, falling 66-22.

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By Eddie Mowen Jr.

emowen@aimmediamidwest.com

Reach Eddie Mowen Jr. at 937-683-4056 or follow on Twitter @emowen_RH

Reach Eddie Mowen Jr. at 937-683-4056 or follow on Twitter @emowen_RH