Trinity boys hold off Nashua South
Nashua South's Cameron Joyal, shoots against Trinity at Trinity High School Tuesday in Manchester. (Thomas Roy/Union Lead)
Nashua South's Malik Langa goes for the hoop over Trinity's Patrick Keefe at Trinity High School Tuesday in Manchester. (Thomas Roy/Union Leader)
Trinity, last year's Division I champion, remained undefeated by fending off Nashua South 64-54 Tuesday night. The Pioneers don't play again before Sunday and will enter the Central game with a 5-0 record.
Trinity received 17 points from both center Wenyin Gabriel and forward Carmen Giampetruzzi in its victory over South, which dropped to 3-1 following the loss. Yordy Tavarez led the Panthers with 17.
It was all South early.
The Panthers scored the game's first seven points and led 22-17 after one quarter. Tavarez led all scorers with 10 points in the opening eight minutes, including three 3-pointers.
After a 9-0 run, the Pioneers opened up their largest lead of the half, 34-26, with 2:01 remaining in the quarter.