Northeastern finishes strong to beat Dallastown
The Northeastern boys' basketball team stretched its undefeated streak to 17 straight games to open the season, knocking off third-place Dallastown, 71-63, with a dominating offensive display in the second half Wednesday.
Dallastown led, 30-26, at the half, but Antonio Rizzuto and Fred Mulbah sparked a third-quarter surge for the Bobcats. Northeastern out-ran Dallastown, 23-17, in the third quarter.
Rizzuto scored 10 of his game-high 26 points in the third quarter, and Mulbah added eight of his 24 points in the third.
Northeastern (17-0, 9-0 YAIAA Division I) kept knocking down shots in the fourth quarter, outscoring Dallastown, 22-16, in the fourth quarter. The Bobcats knocked down 13-of-16 free throws in the period, with Brandon Coleman scoring six of his 15 in the final frame.
Brandon McGlynn scored a team-high 21 points in a balanced fashion, knocking down at least a pair of field goals in each period for Dallastown (10-4, 5-4). Da'Trail Albert (14 points) and Donovan Catchings (11 points) also cracked double figures in scoring.