Tigers stop Jets in OHC opener

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WL-Salem’s boys basketball team show- cased its defense in the second half against host Northeastern to come away with a 47- 40 win Friday in Ohio Heritage Conference action.

The Tigers improve to 2-0 and start OHC play at 1-0, while the Jets fall to 0-3, 0-1.

WL-Salem took a 14-11 lead at the end of the opening quarter. Northeastern battled back to go up 26-24 at halftime.

The second half saw WL-Salem’s defense take over and limit Northeastern to 14 points.

The Tigers led 36-33 after three quarters and added some more breathing room in the final period.