A rugged contest ended with the right result as far as New Philadelphia was concerned after Wednesday's 50-43 decision in an Ohio boys basketball matchup.

The Quakers got the better of the fourth-quarter scoring 20-10 to finish the game in style.

The Pioneers moved ahead by earning a 33-30 advantage over the Quakers at the end of the third quarter.

Chillicothe Zane Trace came from behind to grab the advantage 25-24 at half over New Philadelphia.

The Pioneers showed it was ready to play, using an early thrust to carve out a 15-9 advantage over the Quakers as the first quarter ended.

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