Clinton Massie stays on top of the SCOL going to 5-0 in the league & 8-2 overall after a come from behind win Friday night.
Hillsboro led 33-31 going into 4th quarter but the Falcons tightened up on defense & held the Indians to only 3 points in the last 8 minutes of the game.
Cory Saddler led the Falcons with 17 points in the contest.
For Hilsboro Jordan Captain led the Indians (5-7 overall/1-6 SCOL) with 10 points. Lerading sdcorer Jarrod Hart wjo averaging abround 17 pointys a game was held to 8 points.
Hillsboro has lost their last five games & six of their last seven.
In rare scheduling the two teams will play against each other Saturday night at Hillsboro.
Elsewhere, London claimed a 63-59 win over East Clinton.
The Red Raiders overcame a 22 point deficit in the first half & battled back to win Friday night in SCOL action.
The team hit eight 3s to help in the comeback that was capped off with a 20-5 fourth quarter.
London (5-10/3-5) had lost to Est Clinton at London in December in double OT.
Kyle Fisher led the Red Raiders with 18 points, Zac Carey & Brok Bennett had 12 points each.
East Clinton (6-8/3-4) loss snapped a 2 game winning streak. The team was led by Tyler Lewis 25 points which was his 3rd straight game of 20 points or more in a contest.
East Clinton will play at Blanchester Saturday night while London is off till next Tuesday when they host Madison Plains..