Magics drop non-conference game against Normandy

The Normandy Invaders used a 23-4 third quarter to come back and defeat Barberton, 52-49.

The Magics trailed by 13 after three quarters, but scored 19 of the next 24 points to take a one-point lead on a Jordan Soyars jumper with 1:40 left in the game. Normandy came right back to score and then made two free throws, and Jamair Blackmon’s buzzer-beating half court shot was no good.

Soyars led the Magics with 32 points and four steals. Blackmon followed with 9 points, four rebounds, three assists and three steals. Four other players had 2 points, including Sonny Fox (nine rebounds), Ethan Elliott (five rebounds), Moses Petrie and Bradley Eagle.

Next, the Magics host conference rival Revere Friday, Jan. 17 at 7:30 p.m.

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