Wednesday, May 18

    Fox scores 30 in Riverside’s win at Independence

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    INDEPENDENCE—Charlie Fox opened the 2021-22 season with a game-high 30 points in Riverside’s 79-57 nonconference win at Independence on Friday.

    The Beavers got off to a slow start as Independence led after the first quarter, 13-8, but Andrew Taggart scored 10 of his 16 points in the second to hand Riverside a 34-24 lead at the break.

    Fox took it from there and scored 19 points in the second half with three 3-pointers to his credit.

    Jake Elly added nine points for the Beavers and seven others scored at least two points in the win.

    Independence’s Kyle Zygmunt scored 10 points in the fourth quarter on the way to a 28-point night. Braden Flynn also scored in double figures with 11 points and Aidan Coljohn finished with six.

    Steve Hare
    The creator and publisher of, Hare has covered high school sports in Northeast Ohio since 1997. He began as a correspondent for the Lake County News Herald, where he contributed until 2011, primarily covering high school football and wrestling. In 1999, Hare began writing for, a member of the network of high school and college sports web sites. He focuses on covering Notre Dame football recruiting. was created in 2004 and was a member of the network until 2012. The site's original purpose was to cover Ohio high school football and recruiting news but since has grown to cover all sports and to provide sports information services to high school athletic programs and individual teams. Hare attended Willoughby South High School through the middle of his senior year, then graduated from Berkshire High School in Burton in 1986. He played football, wrestled and was an all-Geauga county baseball player (1986). He lives in Chardon with his wife Paulette and their children.

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