Yellow Jackets fall to Gladiators in District 12-2A bout

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Meridian falls behind in second half after close start

  • Meridian senior Dylan Poole (2) drives past two defenders for a layup. Forrest Murphy/Clifton Record
    Meridian senior Dylan Poole (2) drives past two defenders for a layup. Forrest Murphy/Clifton Record
The Meridian Yellow Jackets kept their District 12-2A game versus the Italy Gladiators close through the first half over the weekend, trailing by deficits of only four points (19-15) after one period and eight points (32- 24) after two. Unfortunately for Meridian, a third-quarter offensive explosion for 33 points by Italy proved too much, as the Gladiators took a commanding 65-30 lead heading…

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