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The Connersville Spartans defeated the visiting New Palestine Dragons 50-49 Saturday night at the Spartan Bowl. Connersville shot 60% from the floor and 85% from the free throw line in defeating the hot-shooting Dragons (11-18 3fga) in a potential match-up between sectional foes. Connersville was lead by Noah Belt with 24 points, 2 assists, and 2 steals. Belt scored his points on 10-12 shooting from the field. Jacob Brown added 8 points, 13 rebounds, 6 assists, and 3 blocked shots in an outstanding all-around effort. Clay Garrison contributed 8 points, 3 assists, and outstanding defense. Ethan Smith contributed 7 points and Jonah Graham 3 points in the winning effort.
Connersville (13-7) will next be in action Tuesday when they travel to Muncie Central to take on the Bearcats (9-10).