O-G romps past Bluffton 71-51

BLUFFTON — Five players scored in double figures for Ottawa-Glandorf’s boys basketball team as the Titans knocked off Bluffton 71-51 in a nonconference game Saturday.
Matias Trampe-Kindt led Ottawa-Glandorf (6-3) with 13 points. Noah Bramlage added 12, Zach Kuhlman 11 and Alex Schroeder and Brad Recker each had 10.
Ottawa-Glandorf hit nine 3-pointers and was 12 of 14 from the line. The Titans led 34-23 at halftime, and a 26-10 third-quarter advantage put the game out of reach for the Pirates (4-5).
Levi Kistler had 19 points to lead Bluffton.

ottawa-glandorf (6-3)
A. Schroeder 4-0–10, T. Schroeder 1-0–3, Trampe-Kindt 5-1–13, Kuhlman 4-2–11, Recker 4-0–10, Zender 1-2–4, Blevins 2-2–6, Bramlage 3-5–12, Alt 1-0–2, Unterbrink 0-0–0, Schnipke 0-0–0, Wischmeyer 0-0–0, Osting 0-0–0, Verhoff 0-0–0. TOTALS: 25 12-14–71.
bluffton (4-5)
Bricker 3-0–7, Stratton 3-2–9, Kistler 7-4–19, Ault 2-0–5, J. Skilliter 3-0–6, Parkins 2-0–5, Phillips 0-0–0, Rumer 0-0–0. TOTALS: 20 6-10–51.
Ottawa-Glandorf 16 18 26 11 — 71
Bluffton 12 11 10 18 — 51
3-Point GOALS: Ottawa-Glandorf 9 (A. Schroeder, Trampe-Kindt & Recker 2, T. Schroeder, Kuhlman & Bramlage 1); Bluffton 5 (Bricker, Stratton, Kistler, Ault & Parkins 1).
turnovers: Ottawa-Glandorf 12, Bluffton 17.
COLUMBUS GROVE 57
FORT JENNINGS 34
FORT JENNINGS — Columbus Grove used a 31-12 scoring advantage in the second and third quarters Saturday night to whip Fort Jennings 57-34 in a Putnam County League game.
The Bulldogs, who moved to 5-2 on the year and 2-0 in the PCL, held a 19-15 lead at the end of the first quarter but used the middle periods to establish a 50-27 margin entering the fourth.
Columbus Grove outrebounded Fort Jennings 24-17, including a 12-5 advantage on the offensive glass.
The Musketeers (1-9, 0-3 PCL) were 12 of 36 (33 percent) from the field and just 7 of 16 (44 percent) from the foul line.
Riley Brubaker led Columbus Grove with 15 points, Will Vorhees added 13 and Jace Darbyshire tallied nine.
Fort Jennings’ Connor Wallenhorst led all scorers with 17 points.

COLUMBUS GROVE (5-2, 2-0 PCL)
Brubaker 5-5–15, Vorhees 6-0–13, Darbyshire 2-4–9, Diller 3-1–8, Kohls 2-0–4, Clement 2-0–4, Jones 1-0–2, Boggart 0-2–2, Warnecke 0-0–0, Grothaus 0-0–0. TOTALS: 21-45 12-19–57.
FORT JENNINGS (1-9, 0-3 PCL)
Wallenhorst 6-4–17, Kehres 3-2–8, Metzger 1-0–3, Ricker 1-0–3, Von Sossan 1-0–2, Sickels 0-1–1, Wittler 0-0–0, Berelsman 0-0–0, German 0-0–0, Neidert 0-0–0, Grone 0-0–0. TOTALS: 12-36 7-16–34.
Columbus Grove 19 16 15 7 — 57
Fort Jennings 15 4 8 7 — 34
3-Point GOALS: Columbus Grove 3-11 (Vorhees, Darbyshire, Diller); Fort Jennings 3-13 (Wallenhorst, Metzger, Ricker).
rebounds: Columbus Grove 24 (Diller 6); Fort Jennings 17 (Wittler 5).
turnovers: Columbus Grove 6, Fort Jennings 5.
BUCKEYE CENTRAL 68
UPPER SANDUSKY 59
UPPER SANDUSKY — Sam Robertson dumped in 22 points, while Austin Wurm and Cade Kaple each added 12 for Buckeye Central in a 68-59 North Central Conference victory over Upper Sandusky Saturday night.
The Bucks (9-1, 4-1 NCC) utilized a 23-14 scoring run in the second quarter to lead 37-24 at the half and were able to keep the Rams at bay in the second half.
Wes Vent finished with 22 points, Seth Frey tallied 15 and Cody Clifford netted 10 for Upper Sandusky (6-5, 3-2).

BUCKEYE CENTRAL (9-1, 4-1 NCC)
Heydinger 3-0–6, A. Wurm 2-7–12, Stacklin 3-2–8, Stahl 0-0–0, S. Wurm 3-0–6, Ollis 1-0–2, Robertson 10-2–22, Kaple 3-5–12. TOTALS: 25 16-29–68.
UPPER SANDUSKY (6-5, 3-2)
Clifford 4-2–10, Roeder 2-0–4, Vent 7-5–22, Collins 0-2–2, Frey 6-2–15, Mittermaier 1-0–2, Myers 1-2–4. TOTALS: 21 13-19–59.
Buckeye Central 14 23 14 17 — 68
Upper Sandusky 10 14 14 21 — 59
3-Point GOALS: Buckeye Central 2 (A. Wurm, Kaple); Upper Sandusky 4 (Vent 3, Frey).
EASTWOOD 80
NEW RIEGEL 51
PEMBERVILLE — Jake Schmeltz’s 30 points and Eastwood’s 32-9 third-quarter run were the difference Saturday night as the Eagles blasted New Riegel 80-51 in a nonconference boys basketball game.
Eastwood (4-4) led 35-29 at halftime before the third-quarter explosion and finished the game 33 of 61 (54 percent) from the field, including 8 of 15 (53 percent) from 3-point range.
Zach Jacoby finished with 12 points and nine rebounds, Grant Peters added 11 points and Steven Bradley contributed 10 for the Eagles.
New Riegel (3-7) was led by Jake Dryfuse’s 13 points. Michael Kirian tallied nine points and 11 boards.
New Riegel could only muster 22 points in the second half, was outrebounded 29-20 and turned the ball over 23 times.

NEW RIEGEL (3-7)
Lescallett 2-0–5, Mathias 1-0–2, Cassidy 2-1–5, Williams 1-0–2, Ink 3-2–8, Dryfuse 5-3–13, Acree 3-0–7, Kirian 2-5–9. TOTALS: 19-49 11-16–51.
EASTWOOD (4-4)
Peters 4-2–11, Smith 4-0–8, Flipse 1-0–2, Bradley 5-0–10, Schmeltz 11-2–30, Jacoby 6-0–12, Coffmann 1-0–3, Faykosh 1-0–2, Hoodlebrink 1-1–3. TOTALS: 33-61 6-18–80.
New Riegel 12 17 9 13 — 51
Eastwood 14 21 32 13 — 80
3-Point GOALS: New Riegel 2-5 (Lescallett, Acree); Eastwood 8-15 (Schmeltz 6, Peters, Coffmann).
rebounds: New Riegel 20 (Kirian 11); Eastwood 29 (Jacoby 9).
turnovers: New Riegel 23, Eastwood 9.
junior varsity: New Riegel, 51-47.
UPPER SCIOTO VALLEY 60
ADA 55
McGUFFEY — Ada gave Upper Scioto Valley all it could handle before falling 60-55 in a nonconference boys basketball game Saturday night.
The two teams were knotted 27-27 at halftime before the Rams (7-1) earned a little breathing room with a 15-9 edge in the third quarter.
Ada’s Blake Willeke led all scorers with 19 points. Brayden Sautter and Austin Dumbaugh both scored nine points for the Bulldogs (1-5).
Woody Prater led three Upper Scioto Valley players in double figures with 16 points. Dylan Hunsicker and Lane Hurley added 15 and 11 points respectively.

ADA (1-5)
Sautter 4-0–9, Willeke 4-9–19, Bass 4-1–9, Ansley 0-0–0, McBride 1-3–5, Dumbaugh 3-1–9, Archer 1-2–4. TOTALS: 17 16–55.
UPPER SCIOTO VALLEY (7-1)
Rostofer 3-0–7, A. Howard 3-1–9, Hurley 3-5–11, Hunsicker 5-4–15, Prater 7-2–16, H. Howard 1-0–2. TOTALS: 22 12–60.
Ada 15 12 9 19 — 55
Upper Scioto Valley 13 14 15 18 — 60
3-Point GOALS: Ada 5 (Dumbaugh & Willeke 2, Sautter); Upper Scioto Valley 4 (A. Howard 2, Rostofer & Hunsicker).
junior varsity: Upper Scioto Valley, 52-47.
PATRICK HENRY 51
PETTISVILLE 50
HAMLER — Patrick Henry’s Alex Scheele and AJ Wagner teamed up to score 36 points as the Patriots edged Pettisville 51-50 to earn their first win of the season.
Scheele dropped in 20 points, hitting 6 of 9 from 3-point range, while Wagner added 16 points for the Patriots (1-8).
Eli King and Korbin Rychener both scored 13 points for the Blackbirds (3-5).

PATRICK HENRY (1-8)
Scheele 6-2–20, Wagner 6-2–16, Mangas 2-0–6, Willford 2-1–5, Ehlers 1-0–2, Bostelman 1-0-2, Breece 0-0–0. TOTALS: 18-36 5-10–51.
Pettisville (3-5)
King 3-7–13, Rychener 5-2–13, Kauffman 2-2–7, Mann 2-2–6, Liechty 2-0–6, Dykstra 1-1–3, Miller 1-0–2, Reyes 0-0–0. TOTALS: 16-48 14-17–50.
Patrick Henry 16 11 14 10 — 51
Pettisville 12 16 8 14 — 50
3-Point GOALS: Patrick Henry 10-16 (Scheele 6, Wagner & Mangas 2); Pettisville 4-25 (Leichty 2, Rychener & Kauffman).
rebounds: Patrick Henry 17 (Willford 6); Pettisville 15 (Kauffman 5).
turnovers: Pettisville 10, Patrick Henry 7.
ELMWOOD 43
HOPEWELL-LOUDON 33
BLOOMDALE — Aaron Arnold’s 16 points, five assists and four rebounds propelled Elmwood’s boys basketball team to its first victory of the season Saturday night, a 43-33 nonleague decision over Hopewell-Loudon.
Hopewell-Loudon led 15-12 at the end of one quarter of play, but failed to score more than eight points in any quarter the rest of the game and committed 19 turnovers.
The Royals (1-6) struggled through a 12 of 32 (38 percent) shooting performance from inside the arc, but were helped by a 5 of 10 (50 percent) mark from 3-point range.
Jarrett Childress dropped in 11 points for Elmwood and Sebastian Baxter added nine points, six steals and four rebounds.
The Chieftains (6-5) were led by Ryan Lommerse’s 15 points.

HOPEWELL-LOUDON (6-5)
Sadler 1-2–5, Salem 1-0–3, Bodart 2-0–4, Lommerse 6-2–15, Imes 2-2–6. TOTALS: 12-30 6-12–33.
ELMWOOD (1-6)
Robbins 1-0–2, Lentz 1-0–3, Aufdencamp 0-0–0, Childress 4-2–11, Baxter 3-2–9, Buckingham 0-0–0, Arnold 7-0–16, Solether 1-0–2. TOTALS: 17-42 4-6–43.
Hopewell-Loudon 15 6 8 4 — 33
Elmwood 12 12 10 9 — 43
3-Point GOALS: Hopewell-Loudon 3-8 (Sadler, Salem, Lommerse); Elmwood 5-10 (Arnold 2, Lentz, Childress, Baxter).
rebounds: Hopewell-Loudon 15; Elmwood 16 (Baxter & Arnold 4).
turnovers: Hopewell-Loudon 19, Elmwood 13.
junior varsity: Hopewell-Loudon, 39-25.

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