High School Sports

High school boys’ basketball: Tyrone bounces Bellefonte

The Red Raiders kept it close but let the game slip away in the fourth quarter in a 61-42 loss to Tyrone on Tuesday.

The Golden Eagles (7-1) jumped out to an 18-12 lead before Bellefonte (5-3) settled down to equal Tyrone’s point total in the second quarter. The Red Raiders cut Tyrone’s lead to four points with a 15-point third but Tyrone went on a tear, outscoring Bellefonte 21-6 over the final eight minutes.

Bellefonte got half of its scoring from Trent Fortney, who drained 21 points. Tyler Kreger added seven points and Danny Caprio chipped in six for the Red Raiders.