Boys Basketball Roundup: Carey rips Buckeye Central

CAREY — Bryan Powers’ 31 points, Zach Boes 20 points and a 32-12 first-quarter advantage helped Carey defeat state-ranked Buckeye Central 79-66 in a nonconference boys basketball matchup on Saturday.
Buckeye Central came in ranked eighth in Division-IV. The Bucks (14-2) outscored Carey 40-32 in the second half, but the first-quarter damage was too much to overcome.
Carey (14-3) shot 25 of 43 (58 percent) from the floor, including 11 of 19 (58 percent) from three-point range.

buckeye central (14-2)
Kaple 9-3–25, S. Wurm 1-2–4, Robertson 3-2–8, A. Wurm 7-5–20, Ollis 2-0–4, Loy 1-0–3, Heydinger 1-0–2, Stacklin 0-0–0, Stahl 0-0–0. TOTALS: 24-49 12-17–66.
carey (14-3)
Holsinger 2-4–8, Boes 5-7–20, Powers 11-5–31, L. Wentling 4-0–11, J. Wentling 2-2–6, Distel 1-0–3, LaRoche 0-0–0, Rymer 0-0–0, Griffin 0-0–0. TOTALS: 25-43 18-23–79.
Buckeye Central 12 14 17 23 – 66
Carey 32 15 15 17 – 79
3-Point GOALS: Buckeye Central 6-17 (Kaple 4, A. Wurm & Loy 1); Carey 11-19 (Powers 4, Boes & L. Wentling 3, Distel 1).
rebounds: Buckeye Central 22; Carey 22 (Boes 9).
turnovers: Buckeye Central 12, Carey 15.
junior varsity: Buckeye Central, 52-50.

MILLER CITY 68
MCCOMB 41
MILLER CITY — Miller City built a 33-17 halftime lead and never let McComb threaten in the second half as the Wildcats earned a 68-41 nonconference victory Saturday night.
Miller City (11-5) was led by Adam Niese’s 20 points, while Jackson Lammers finished with 15 points, Adam Drummelsmith added 13 points, seven rebounds and five assists and Cory Heuerman recorded 10 points and four steals.
Trey Hanes’ 17 points were tops for McComb (9-6).

MCCOMB (9-6)
Hanes 7-0–17, Dysert 4-0–8, Shoop 0-4–4, Siferd 1-3–5, Bryan 1-0–3, Grubb 1-2–4. TOTALS: 14-41 9-9 — 41.
MILLER CITY (11-5)
J. Lammers 5-2–15, A. Niese 7-4–20, Drummelsmith 5-2–13, M. Lammers 1-0–2, Heuerman 4-2–10, Gerten 1-2–4, M. Kuhlman 0-2–2, T. Niese 1-0–2, K. Kuhlman 0-1–1. TOTALS: 24-50 15-24 — 68.
McComb 9 8 6 18 – 41
Miller City 15 18 15 20 – 68
3-Point GOALS: McComb 4-20 (Hanes 3, Bryan); Miller City 6-19 (J. Lammers 3, A. Niese 2, Drummelsmith).
rebounds: McComb 11 (Hanes 3); Miller City 35 (Drummelsmith 7).
turnovers: McComb 17, Miller City 10.
LAKOTA 68
HARDIN NORTHERN 38
KANSAS — Colin Timmons led four Lakota scorers in double figures with 15 points as the Raiders crushed Hardin Northern 68-38 in a nonconference matchup Saturday night.
Josh Kirkpatrick added 13 points, while Hunter Chalfin and Kyle Below each tallied 11 for Lakota (6-10), which outscored the Polar Bears 41-16 in the second half to break open a 27-22 halftime lead.
Hardin Northern (1-15) was led by Rylie Drumm’s 20 points and Jacob Gossard added 12.

HARDIN NORTHERN (1-15)
R. Drumm 8-1–20, S. Drumm 0-0–0, Obenour 1-2–4, Thomson 0-0–0, Gossard 4-2–12, Watts 0-0–0, Lamb 1-0–2, Wilhelm 0-0–0, Prichard 0-0–0. TOTALS: 14 5-9 — 38.
LAKOTA (6-10)
Timmons 7-0–15, Kirkpatrick 5-1–13, Chalfin 4-0–11, King 2-0–4, Monroe 1-0–2, Mason 0-1″”1, Riddle 0-1-1, Below 5-1–11, Crowe 2-0–4, Bowling 3-0–6. TOTALS: 29 4-12 — 68.
Hardin Northern 10 12 6 10 – 38
Lakota 12 15 23 18 – 68
3-Point GOALS: Hardin Northern 5 (R. Drumm 3, Gossard 2); Lakota 6 (Chalfin 3, Kirkpatrick 2, Timmons).
OTTAWA-GLANDORF 48
NAPOLEON 37
OTTAWA — Noah Bramlage poured in 25 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Ottawa-Glandorf over Napoleon 48-37 in a nonconference boys basketball game Saturday.
The Titans (11-6) outscored Napoleon 14-7 in the fourth quarter to secure its’ fourth straight win. O-G shot 11 of 13 (85 percent) from the free throw line, and Napoleon shot 5 of 6 (83 percent).

napoleon (7-8)
Gilliland 1-0–3, Dunbar 2-2–8, Lankenau 5-3–15, Willeman 4-0–9, Devaul 1-0–2. TOTALS: 13-45 5-6–37.
ottawa-glandorf (11-6)
Schroeder 3-2–8, Verhoff 1-0–2, Kuhlman 3-2–8, Recker 1-0–3, Blevins 1-0–2, Bramlage 9-7–25, Zender 0-0–0. TOTALS: 18-40 11-13–48.
Napoleon 10 10 10 7 – 37
Ottawa-Glandorf 11 10 13 14 – 48
3-Point GOALS: Napoleon 6 (Dunbar & Lankenau 2, Gilliland & Willeman 1); Ottawa-Glandorf 1-9 (Recker 1).
junior varsity: Ottawa-Glandorf, 55-37.
COLUMBUS GROVE 54
CONTINENTAL 29
COLUMBUS GROVE — Will Vorhees and Jace Darbyshire’s 31 combined points outscored the entire Continental team as the Bulldogs handled the Pirates 54-29 in a Putnam County League game Saturday.
Vorhees led all scores with 16, and Darbyshire’s 15 points included two 3-pointers.
The Bulldogs (9-6, 4-1 PCL) shot 18 of 35 (51 percent) from the floor, while Continental (5-11, 1-3 PCL) was 11-31 (35 percent).

continental (5-11, 1-3 PCL)
Williams 3-1–7, Rue 3-3–9, Mansfield 2-2–6, Stauffer 2-0–5, Williamson 1-0–2. TOTALS: 11-31 6-13–29.
columbus grove (9-6, 4-1 pcl)
Grothaus 0-2–2, Darbyshire 5-3–15, Brubaker 1-2–5, Warnecke 0-2–2, Jones 1-0–2, Diller 2-1–6, Neu 2-1–6, Vorhees 7-2–16. TOTALS: 18-35 13-15–54.
Continental 8 12 5 4 – 29
Columbus Grove 14 18 15 7 – 54
3-Point GOALS: Continental 1 (Stauffer 1); Columbus Grove 5 (Darbyshire 2, Brubaker, Diller & Neu 1).
rebounds: Continental 12; Columbus Grove 27.
turnovers: Continental 15, Columbus Grove 7.
junior varsity: Columbus Grove, 42-10.
FORT JENNINGS 62
ALLEN EAST 54
FORT JENNINGS — Fort Jennings blitzed Allen East 17-5 in the first quarter and held off a late run by the Mustangs to score a 62-54 nonconference victory Saturday night.
Nick Von Sossan had a game-high 18 points to go with three assists, Connor Wallenhorst chipped in 12 points and Alex Berelsman added 10 points and four steals for the Musketeers (4-12).
Spencer Miller recorded 17 points, Jacob Sherrick netted 10 and Luke Perkins contributed 10 for Allen East (5-11).

ALLEN EAST (5-11)
Miller 4-9–17, Sherrick 3-1–10, Perkins 4-1–10, Shuey 3-1–7, Ryan 0-4–4, Friesner 1-1–3, Rex 1-0–2, Stippich 0-1–1, Wireman 0-0–0. TOTALS: 16-38 18-23 — 54.
FORT JENNINGS (4-12)
Von Sossan 4-8–18, Wallenhorst 4-3–12, Berelsman 3-3–10, Grone 3-1–7, Metzger 2-1–6, Wittler 1-2–5, Kehres 2-0–4, Sickels 0-0–0. TOTALS: 19-41 18-27 — 62.
Allen East 5 14 11 24 – 54
Fort Jennings 17 12 17 16 – 62
3-Point GOALS: Allen East 4-12 (Sherrick 3, Perkins); Fort Jennings 6-17 (Von Sossan 2, Wallenhorst, Berelsman, Metzger & Wittler).
rebounds: Allen East 28 (Shuey 8); Fort Jennings 23 (Grone 5).
ARLINGTON 62
RIVERDALE 57
MOUNT BLANCHARD — Arlington got off to an 18-8 start against Riverdale on its way to a 62-57 nonconference boys basketball win over the Falcons Saturday night.
Andrew Hunter and Michael Blunk both scored 19 points. Blunk also finished off a double-double with 10 rebounds. Jordan Freed chipped in 12 as the Red Devils improved to 11-2.
The Falcons had excellent balance. Lee Holderman netted 15 points, Jimmy Fox popped in 14 and Chad Pever and Tyson Frey scored 13 for Riverdale (6-9).

Riverdale (6-9)
Rickle 0-0–0, Pever 5-1–13, Holderman 4-3–15, Snider 0-0–0, Fox 5-2–14, Frey 5-2–13, Loveridge 1-0–2. TOTALS: 20-47 10-11–57.
Arlington (11-2)
Hunter 5-7–19, Freed 5-0–12, Starr 1-4–6, Glick 1-0–2, Blunk 9-1–19, Courtney 2-0–4. TOTALS: 23-50 12-17–62.
Riverdale 8 15 20 14 – 57
Arlington 18 9 19 16 – 62
3-Point GOALS: Arlington 4-11 (Hunter & Freed 2); Riverdale 7-19 (Holderman 3, Fox 2, Pever & Frey).
rebounds: Arlington 28 (Blunk 10); Riverdale 23 (Fox 6).
VAN BUREN 65
BLUFFTON 62
BLUFFTON — Marcus Brand’s four free throws in overtime proved to be the difference as Van Buren outlasted Bluffton and picked up a 65-62 win in nonleague play Saturday night.
The Black Knights (10-6) were 10 of 25 (40 percent) from the free-throw line, but made 8 of those attempts in overtime.
Braxton Fasone popped in 18 points, Daniel Roberts finished with 12 and Sawyer Junge chipped in 11 for Van Buren.
Bluffton (8-8) was led by Levi Kistler’s 18 point-effort, while Austin Bricker added 15 points and Jordan Skilliter contributed 10.

VAN BUREN (10-6)
Fasone 7-1–18, Endicott 4-0–8, Jacobs 0-0–0. Junge 4-1-11, Brand 0-4–4, Roberts 5-1–12, Franklin 3-1–8, Williams 1-2–4. TOTALS: 24 10-25 — 65.
BLUFFTON (8-8)
Bricker 6-3–15, Stratton 1-2–4, Phillips 2-1–7, Kistler 7-2–18, Ault 2-3–8, Rumer 0-0–0, J. Skilliter 3-1–10, Parkins 0-0–0. TOTALS: 21 12-20 — 62.
Van Buren 11 11 15 14 14 – 65
Bluffton 13 13 9 16 11 – 62
3-Point GOALS: Van Buren 7 (Fasone 3, Junge 2, Roberts & Franklin); Bluffton 8 (J. Skilliter 3, Phillips & Kistler 2, Ault).
OTSEGO 52
PATRICK HENRY 47
HAMLER — Otsego overcame a 40-31 deficit after three quarters against Patrick Henry and knocked off the Patriots 52-47 in a nonconference game Saturday.
AJ Wagner had a game-high 30 points for Patrick Henry (3-13), including three 3-pointers and 7 of 9 shooting from the free-throw line.
Jalen Myers scored 21 points to lead Otsego (6-9).

otsego (6-9)
Myers 8-2–21, Thomas 1-5–7, Downs 2-1–6, Scherl 2-1–6, Moser 2-0–6, Horsemen 1-0–3, Hosley 1-0–3, Hofflinger 0-0–0, Keifer 0-0–0. TOTALS: 17-38 9-13–52.
patrick henry (3-13)
Wagner 10-7–30, Scheele 3-0–9, Seemann 2-0–6, Willford 1-0–2, Mangas 0-0–0, Ehlers 0-0–0, Bostelman 0-0–0. TOTALS: 16-37 7-10–47.
Otsego 18 6 7 21 – 52
Patrick Henry 19 2 19 7 – 47
3-Point GOALS: Otsego 9-21 (Myers 3, Moser 2, Downs, Scherl, Horsemen & Hosley 1); Patrick Henry 8-20 (Wagner & Scheele 3, Seemann 2).
rebounds: Otsego 18 (Myers 6); Patrick Henry 17 (Seemann & Willford 5).
turnovers: Otsego 4, Patrick Henry 7.
ADA 51
PANDORA-GILBOA 33
ADA — Ada’s Blake Willeke and Austin Dumkbaugh nearly outscored Pandora-Gilboa by themselves Saturday night as the Bulldogs stopped the Rockets 51-33 in a nonconference boys basketball game.
Willeke tossed in 17 and Dumbaugh hit for 14 for the Bulldogs (4-9).
Seth Schmenk netted 12 points for the Rockets (3-13).

PANDORA-GILBOA (3-13)
Rieman 1-0–2, Schmenk 4-4–12, Schneck 0-2–2, Hovest 2-2–8, Tousley 2-3–7, Fenstermaker 1-0–2. TOTALS: 10 11–33.
ADA (4-9)
Sautter 1-4–6, Willeke 7-3–17, Ansley 0-0–0, Conley 0-0-0, McBride 0-2–2, Lehsten 0-0–0, Dumbaugh 4-5–14, Archer 2-1–5. TOTALS: 14 22–51.
Pandora-Gilboa 8 10 10 5 – 33
Ada 15 19 8 9 – 51
3-Point GOALS: Pandora-Gilboa 2 (Hovest 2); Ada 1 (Dumbaugh).
junior varsity: Ada, 39-31.
HOPEWELL-LOUDON 48
ARCADIA 47
BASCOM — Hopewell-Loudon closed the game with a 15-8 run through the fourth quarter for a 48-47 comeback victory against Arcadia Saturday night in nonleague action.
The Chieftains (9-8) trailed 29-25 at halftime and 39-33 entering the final period.
Ryan Lommerse led all scorers with 20 points to go with 12 rebounds for Hopewell-Loudon.
Shae Watkins dumped in 18 points and grabbed 12 boards, while Josh Ireland tallied 16 points and three steals for the Redskins (5-10).

ARCADIA (5-10)
Ramsey 3-0–9, Kieffer 0-0–0, Ireland 7-0–16, Keefe 0-0–0, Conine 0-0–0, Baker 1-2–4, Pessell 0-0–0, Watkins 8-2–18. TOTALS: 19-45 4-9 — 47.
HOPEWELL-LOUDON (9-8)
Depinet 1-1-3, Steinmetz 1-0–2, Lommerse 8-3–20, Sendelbach 1-3–5, Hill 4-1–9, Sadler 0-0–0, Bodart 0-0–0, Salem 4-0–9. TOTALS: 19-51 8-12 — 48.
Arcadia 15 14 10 8 – 47
Hopewell-Loudon 12 13 8 15 – 48
3-Point GOALS: Arcadia 5-17 (Ramsey 3, Ireland 2); Hopewell-Loudon 2-14 (Lommerse & Salem).
rebounds: Arcadia 33 (Watkins 12); Hopewell-Loudon 23 (Lommerse 12).
turnovers: Arcadia 17; Hopewell-Loudon 7.
junior varsity: Hopewell-Loudon, 39-35.
GALION 52
UPPER SANDUSKY 43
GALION — Galion limited Upper Sandusky to just 11 points in the first half as the Tigers beat the Rams 52-43 in a North Central Conference boys basketball game on Saturday.
Ridge Durbin led with 16 points while teammate Tony Kirk chipped in 11 for Galion (7-8, 5-4 NCC).
Upper Sandusky’s Seth Frey led all scorers with 19 points.

UPPER SANDUSKY (8-9, 5-4 NCC)
Clifford 0-4–4, Roeder 1-3–5, Miller 1-2–4, Vent 0-6–6, Collins 1-1–3, Frey 7-3–19. TOTALS: 11 19-27–43.
GALION (7-8, 5-4 NCC)
Durbin 4-6–16, Valentine 3-2–9, Bohach 1-0–3, Kirk 5-0–11, Huggins 0-1-1, Blair 3-1–8, Ratcliff 1-2–4, Carpenter 0-0–0, Rinehart 0-0–0. TOTALS: 17 12-24–52.
Upper Sandusky 6 5 11 21 – 43
Galion 15 11 12 14 – 52
3-Point GOALS: Galion 6 (Durbin 2, Valentine, Moore, Bohach & Blair); Upper Sandusky 2 (Frey 2).
junior varsity: Upper Sandusky, 35-28.

SANDUSKY ST. MARY’S 68
ST. WENDELIN 33
FOSTORIA — Sandusky St. Mary’s outscored St. Wendelin 42-17 in the first half and crushed the Mohawks 68-33 in a nonconference boys basketball game Saturday.
Four players scored in double figures for Sandusky St. Mary’s (12-3), including Melvin Jackson (13), Denarius Harris (12), Brett St. Clair (10) and Justin Fraser (10).
Gabe Walters had 11 points and eight rebounds to lead St. Wendelin (5-9).

sandusky st. mary’s (12-3)
Jackson 5-3–13, Harris 3-6–12, St. Clair 3-3–10, Fraser 4-0–10, Bostater 3-1–7, Fitzthum 3-0–6, Nye 2-0–4, Zimmerman 1-1–3, Will 1-0–3, Crocks 0-0–0, Snow 0-0–0. TOTALS: 25-66 14-19–68.
st. wendelin (5-9)
Walters 4-3–11, Root 3-1–8, Campbell 2-2–6, Rutter 1-0–2, Frankart 1-0–2, Scudder 1-0–2, Murray 1-0–2, Schetter 0-0–0, Moon 0-0–0. TOTALS: 13-46 6-12–33.
Sandusky St. Mary’s 18 24 16 10 – 68
St. Wendelin 4 13 8 8 – 33
3-Point GOALS: Sandusky St. Mary’s 4-17 (Fraser 2, St. Clair & Will 1); St. Wendelin 1-15 (Root 1).
rebounds: Sandusky St. Mary’s 27 (Harris 7); St. Wendelin 19 (Walters 8).
turnovers: Sandusky St. Mary’s 14, St. Wendelin 24.
CORY-RAWSON 55
NORTH BALTIMORE 46
NORTH BALTIMORE — Cory-Rawson outscored North Baltimore 22-9 in the fourth quarter to complete a comeback after blowing a sizable lead early and registered a 55-46 nonconference victory Saturday night.
The Hornets (2-12) led 15-6 after one quarter, but were outscored 31-18 in the middle periods and trailed 37-33 entering the final quarter.
Grant Risner finished with 18 points and 12 rebounds, while Matthew Alspach chipped in 12 points and Chad Shepler added 10 for Cory-Rawson.
Jacob Frost tallied 15 points and Chad Wright netted 11 for the Tigers (7-9).

CORY-RAWSON (2-12)
Moser 0-1–1, Alspach 2-8–12, Silvers 1-0–2, Rossman 0-0–0, Tuttle 0-1″”1, G. Risner 8-2–18, Shepler 4-1–10, H. Risner 2-2–6, Miles 2-1–5. TOTALS: 19-44 16-29 — 55.
NORTH BALTIMORE (7-9)
Newcomer 2-1–6, Frost 4-6–15, Watson 1-0–2, Wright 5-1–11, Bishop 0-1–1, Trumbull 2-5–9, McMahon 1-0–2, De Los Reyes 0-0–0, Nichols 0-0–0. TOTALS: 15-48 14-23 — 46.
Cory-Rawson 15 4 14 22 – 55
North Baltimore 6 13 18 9 – 46
3-Point GOALS: Cory-Rawson 1-8 (Shepler); North Baltimore 2-16 (Newcomer & Frost).
rebounds: Cory-Rawson 28 (G. Risner 12); North Baltimore 32 (Wright 9).
turnovers: Cory-Rawson 14; North Baltimore 18.
junior varsity: North Baltimore, 47-33.
WAYNE TRACE 63
KALIDA 57
HAVILAND — Wayne Trace outscored Kalida 43-29 in the middle quarters Saturday night and held off a comeback attempt from the Wildcats for a 63-57 win in a nonconference matchup.
The Raiders (12-1) shot 46.9 percent (23 of 49) from the floor, including 44.4 percent (8 of 18) from 3-point distance.
Corbin Linder led the way with 17 points, Luke Miller added 13 and Ethan Linder finished with 11 for Wayne Trace.
Adam Langhals and Devin Kortokrax each tallied 13 points, while Luke Langhals recorded 10 points for Kalida (9-7).

KALIDA (9-7)
A. Langhals 5-0–13, L. Langhals 4-0–10, Kortokrax 5-2–13, Zeller 3-0–7, Roebke 1-0–2, Miller 3-0–6, Gerdeman 2-2–6, Gerding 0-0–0. TOTALS: 23-51 4-9 — 57.
WAYNE TRACE (12-1)
Miller 4-2–13, E. Linder 4-3-11, Speice 2-0–6, Shepherd 1-0–2, Arend 2-0–4, C. Linder 6-2–17, Wenzlick 4-0–8, Sinn 0-1–1, Blackmore 0-1–1. TOTALS: 23-49 9-14 — 63.
Kalida 13 14 15 15 – 57
Wayne Trace 9 20 23 11 – 63
3-Point GOALS: Kalida 7-16 (A. Langhals 3, L. Langhals 2, Kortokrax & Zeller); Wayne Trace 8-18 (Miller & C. Linder 3, Speice 2).
rebounds: Kalida 33 (Zeller 12); Wayne Trace 26 (E. Linger, C. Linder, Wenzlick & Sinn 4).
turnovers: Kalida 13; Wayne Trace 8.
junior varsity: Kalida, 42-33.
COLONEL CRAWFORD 71
NEW RIEGEL 44
NORTH ROBINSON — Todd Entenmann dropped 30 points, Connor McCreary added 19 points and Colonel Crawford knocked off New Riegel 71-44 in a nonconference boys basketball game Saturday.
Colonel Crawford drained nine 3-pointers, with McCreary connecting on five of them and Entenmann 4. The Eagles (13-3) outscored New Riegel 48-23 in the first half.
Chad Cassidy and Tim Ink each had 12 points to lead New Riegel (6-9).

new riegel (6-9)
Lescallett 1-0–2, Mathias 1-0–2, Cassidy 5-2–12, Williams 1-0–2, Ink 4-4–12, Dryfuse 3-2–8, Acree 1-4–6. TOTALS: 16-41 12-21–44.
colonel crawford (13-3)
Klingenberger 2-2–6, McCreary 7-0–19, Treisch 0-2–2, Sager 2-0–4, Gulley 1-1–3, Entenmann 11-4–30, Van Meter 1-1–3, Brian 0-4–4. TOTALS: 24 14-20–71.
New Riegel 10 13 8 13 – 44
Colonel Crawford 26 22 8 15 – 71
3-Point GOALS: New Riegel 0; Colonel Crawford 9 (McCreary 5, Entenmann 4).
rebounds: New Riegel 27 (Dryfuse 7); Colonel Crawford 25 (Entenmann 9).
turnovers: New Riegel 19, Colonel Crawford 13.
junior varsity: Colonel Crawford, 58-32.

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