Bristol boys fall at Regionals to Richmond Heights


Another successful season for the Bristol boys basketball team came to an end Tuesday.

The Panthers were outmatched against Richmond Heights in a 66-34 loss Tuesday in a Division IV Regional Semifinal at the Canton Fieldhouse.

Bristol kept things close in the first quarter, but the Spartans went on a 16-3 run to end the second quarter, taking a 32-15 lead into halftime.

Matt Church paced Bristol with 10 points, while Gage Elza added 9.

Jevontae Jones led the charge with 15 points for the Spartans.

Richmond Heights advances to play Springfield in the Division IV Regional Final. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. Friday back at the Canton Fieldhouse.

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