BOYS BASKETBALL: Pirates forced to walk the plank on Senior Night


The Black River senior basketball players and cheerleaders pose for a shot after the game against Firelands.


Firelands’ Patrick Brightbill drives past Black River’s Zach Hawley.


The Pirates’ Seth Pluta tries to find space to dribble by Firelands’ Dominic Januzzi.


Curtis Roupe goes to the basket under heavy pressure from the Falcons’ Colin Myers.


Photos by Russ Gifford | Wellington Enterprise

Colin Meyers, Dominic Januzzi, and Nick Denney shut down the Pirates on Friday, combining for 39 points and denying Black River a Senior Night victory. The Falcons won 54-42. Zach Hawley scored 15 points for the Pirates and Curtis Roupe had 12.

The Black River senior basketball players and cheerleaders pose for a shot after the game against Firelands.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2017/02/web1_BRHSBoysBBallVsFirelands-9-of-9-.jpgThe Black River senior basketball players and cheerleaders pose for a shot after the game against Firelands.

Firelands’ Patrick Brightbill drives past Black River’s Zach Hawley.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2017/02/web1_BRHSBoysBBallVsFirelands-4-of-9-.jpgFirelands’ Patrick Brightbill drives past Black River’s Zach Hawley.

The Pirates’ Seth Pluta tries to find space to dribble by Firelands’ Dominic Januzzi.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2017/02/web1_BRHSBoysBBallVsFirelands-3-of-9-.jpgThe Pirates’ Seth Pluta tries to find space to dribble by Firelands’ Dominic Januzzi.

Curtis Roupe goes to the basket under heavy pressure from the Falcons’ Colin Myers.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2017/02/web1_BRHSBoysBBallVsFirelands-8-of-9-.jpgCurtis Roupe goes to the basket under heavy pressure from the Falcons’ Colin Myers.