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Boys Basketball Roundup: Upper Sandusky wins N10 crown

BUCYRUS — Jevon Dible scored 10 of Upper Sandusky’s 12 first-quarter points and finished with a game-high 21 points in leading the Rams past Colonel Crawford 62-55 to claim the outright Northern 10 Conference title for the third straight season.
Dible led Upper (19-3, 15-1 N10) in knocking down three of the team’s 10 threes. Mason Vent chipped in 13 points, 11 coming in the second half, and Trevor Clifford scored 10.
Cameron McCreary paced the Eagles (19-4, 14-2) with 18 points, Harley Shaum added 14 points and Brody Martin scored 13.
Upper Sandusky (19-3, 15-1 N10)
Diblr 9-0–21, Vent 5-2–13, Clifford 4-0–10, Kurtz 3-2–9, Montgomery 2-0–6, Malone 1-0–3. TOTALS: 24 4-8 — 62.
Colonel Crawford (19-4, 14-2 N10)
McCreary 6-4–18, Shaum 7-0–14, Martin 6-0–13, Fenner 3-1–8, Bute 1-0–2. TOTALS: 23 5-8 — 55.
Upper Sandusky 12 17 20 13 — 62
Colonel Crawford 14 10 18 13 — 55
3-Point GOALS: Upper Sandusky 10 (Dible 3, Montgomery & Clifford 2, Malone, Vent & Kurtz 1); Colonel Crawford 4 (McCreary 2, Fenner & Martin 1).

WAUSEON 55
PATRICK HENRY 37
HAMLER — Xavier Wensink had 10 points, six rebounds and four assists Friday as Patrick Henry fell to Wauseon 55-37 in a Northwest Ohio Athletic League boys basketball game.
Christian Petersen also had 10 points for Patrick Henry (9-13, 2-5 NWOAL). Kaiden McGraw had six points and two steals.
Wauseon, the No. 1-ranked team in the final Associated Press Division II poll, finished an unbeaten season at 22-0, 7-0 NWOAL. Brooks Gype had 14 points, Austin Rotroff 13 points and eight rebounds, and Trent Armstrong 12 points.

WAUSEON (22-0, 7-0 NWOAL)
Seiler 4-0–9, Rupp 1-1–3, Armstrong 4-3–12, Newlove 1-0–2, Moser 1-0–2, Gype 5-0–14, Rotroff 6-1–13. TOTALS: 22-47 5-8 — 55.
Patrick Henry (9-13, 2-5 NWOAL)
Wensink 4-0–10, Holloway 1-0–3, McGraw 2-0–6, Moore 1-0–3, Petersen 4-0–10, Vance 1-0–3, Schwiebert 1-0–2. TOTALS: 14-38 0-2 — 37.
Wauseon 18 14 13 10 — 55
Patrick Henry 10 11 10 6 — 37
3-Point GOALS: Wauseon 6-16 (Gype 4, Seiler, Armstrong); Patrick Henry 9-13 (Petersen, McGraw & Wensink 2, Holloway, Moore, Vance).
rebounds: Wauseon 26 (Rotroff 8); Patrick Henry 27 (Wensink 6).
turnovers: Wauseon 6, Patrick Henry 13.
junior varsity: Wauseon, 39-24.

MOHAWK 69
LAKOTA 38
MOHAWK — Mohawk’s Zach Hayman finished the game with as many points as the entire Lakota roster had in the first half as the Warriors trounced the Raiders 69-38 in Friday’s nonleague action.
Hayman scored a game-high 25 points to lead Mohawk (16-6), including nine points in its 23-point second quarter. Austin Tusing added 12 points and Ryan Lacey scored nine with seven rebounds.
Tyler Wehrle’s 11 points led Lakota, which ends its regular season at 2-20.
Lakota (2-20)
Wehrle 3-4–11, Gabel 3-0–7, Hipsher 1-3–5, Travis 2-0–4, Miller 2-0–4, Myers 2-0–4, Balderson 1-0–2, White 0-1–1. TOTALS: 14-30 8-22 — 38.
Mohawk (16-6)
Hayman 10-4–25, A. Tusing 4-1–12, Lacey 3-1–9, Hammer 2-2–7, T. Tusing 3-0–7, Leeth 2-0–4, Klopp 1-0–2, Shellhouse 0-2–2, Stull 0-1–1. TOTALS: 25-58 11-18 — 69.
Lakota 9 16 3 10 — 38
Mohawk 19 23 14 13 — 69
3-Point GOALS: Lakota 2-6 (Wehrle & Gabel 1); Mohawk 8-24 (A. Tusing 3, Lacey 2, Hammer, T. Tusing & Hayman 1).
rebounds: Lakota 19, Mohak 27 (Lacey 7).
junior varsity: Mohawk, 57-52.

CAREY 47
SENECA EAST 41
CAREY — Carey had a great start offensively Friday night, but then struggled mightily over the last three quarters in holding off Seneca East 47-41 in Northern 10 Conference boys basketball Friday night.
The Blue Devils, now 16-6 overall and 10-6 in the N10, led 20-8 after one quarter. But Carey managed just eight points in the second quarter and six in the fourth.
Cody Luzader led Carey’s attack with 20 points while Hayden Stone put together a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds. Griffin Summitt finished with nine points and eight rebounds.
Alex Forehand had 17 points for Seneca East (10-10, 6-9) with Tyler Tuck adding 10.

seneca east (10-10, 6-9 n10)
Pugh 1-1–3, Wurm 3-0–7, Martin 2-0–4, Forehand 6-2–17, Turek 5-0–10. TOTALS: 17-50 3-9–41.
carey (16-6, 10-6 n10)
Wentling 1-0–2, Bame 2-0–4, Stone 5-0–10, Luzader 7-3–20, Crawford 1-0–2, Summit 4-1–9. TOTALS: 20-59 4-8–47.
Seneca East 8 10 12 11 — 41
Carey 20 8 13 6 — 47
3-Point GOALS: Seneca East 4-14 (Forehand 3, Wurm 1); Carey 3-21 (Luzader 3).
rebounds: Seneca East 25; Carey 40 (Stone 11, Summit 8).
turnovers: Seneca East 16, Carey 17.
junior varsity: Carey, 49-34.

BLUFFTON 60
ADA 30
BLUFFTON — Bluffton got a 20-point effort from Jared Piercefield and the Pirates held Ada to single-digit scoring in the first three quarters in doubling up the Bulldogs 60-30 in the regular-season and Northwest Conference wrapup Friday night.
Piercefield’s supporting cast included Mason Soper with 14 points and Kaleb Jefferson with 11. Piercefield had nine of his points in the second quarter when Bluffton took control for a 26-10 halftime advantage.
The Pirates (10-12, 4-4 NWC) canned 15 of 20 free throws, including 8 of 10 in the fourth quarter.
Ada (4-18, 2-5) finished with a double-figure scorer, getting six points from Steven Williams and five from Ethan Swaney.

ada (4-18, 2-5 nwc)
Hollinger 1-0–3, Mullins 0-2–2, E. Swaney 2-0″”5, Z. Swaney 1-0–2, Frazier 1-2–4, Amburgey 1-0–2, Zimmerly 1-0–2, Coulso 1-1–4, Williams 3-0–6. TOTALS: 11 5-6–30.
bluffton (10-12, 4-4 nwc)
Bricker 1-1–3, Garmatter 0-2–2, Fruchey 1-0–3, Soper 5-2–14, Jefferson 5-1–11, Ja. Piercefield 5-8–20, Jo. Piercefield 1-0–2, Ault 2-1–5. TOTALS: 20 15-20–60.
Ada 7 3 9 11 — 30
Bluffton 11 15 13 21 — 60
3-Point GOALS: Ada 3 (Holinger, E. Swaney & Coulson 1); Bluffton 5 (Soper & Ja. Piercefield 2, Fruchey 1).

FORT JENNINGS 59
LEIPSIC 42
LEIPSIC — Fort Jennings used a 25-point fourth quarter Friday to pull away from Leipsic en route to a 59-42 victory in a Putnam County League boys game.
Brandon Wehri scored 10 of his game-high 16 points in the fourth quarter for Fort Jennings (15-7, 4-3 PCL). Erik Klausing added 15 points and Cole Horstman scored 10 points.
Tyler Hiegel and Alec Schroeder each scored eight points to lead Leipsic (7-14, 1-6 PCL). Cole Rieman scored seven points.

Fort Jennings (15-7, 4-3 PCL)
Von Sossan 0-2–2, Klausing 5-0–15, Ricker 2-0–6, Hoersten 2-0–5, Finn 1-0–2, Trentman 1-0–3, Horstman 3-4–10, Wehri 6-4–16. TOTALS: 20 10-12 — 59.
lEIPSIC (7-14, 1-6 pcl)
Rieman 3-1–7, Niese 2-0–5, Gillespie 0-1–1, Hiegel 3-0–8, Gerdeman 1-0–2, Schroeder 4-0–8, Garcia 1-2–5, Bruce 1-0–2, Mangas 2-0–4. TOTALS: 17 4-9 — 42.
Fort Jennings 11 10 13 25 — 59
Leipsic 8 8 12 14 — 42
3-Point GOALS: Fort Jennings 9 (Klausing 5, Ricker 2, Hoersten, Trentman); Leipsic 4 (Hiegel 2, Niese, Garcia).

HICKSVILLE 74
MILLER CITY 71
MILLER CITY — Hicksville spent a lot of time at the free-throw line Friday, hitting 23 of 39 attempts, as the Aces held off Miller City 74-71 in the final game of the regular season for both squads.
Noah Otto connected for four 3-pointers and scored 18 points and 13 rebounds, Mitch Gable finished with 17 points and Mark Kuhlman had 13 points for host Miller City (13-9).
Parker Thiel led all scorers with 28 points, Michael Myers had 19 and Payton Tunis added 13 for Hicksville (17-5).

HICKSVILLE (17-5)
P. Tunis 3-6–13, Myers 6-4–19, T. Tunis 0-1–1, Greere 1-1–3, Thiel 10-7–28, Yoder 1-2–4, Turnbull 2-2–6. TOTALS: 23-41 23-39 — 74.
MILLER CITY (13-9)
Lammers 2-0–5, Gable 8-1–17, Filliinger 1-0–3, Kuhlman 4-4–13, Schroeder 1-0–2, Barlage 2-0–4, Otto 6-2–18, Gerten 4-1–9. TOTALS: 28-62 8-18 — 71.
Hicksville 11 24 20 19 — 74
Miller City 21 13 18 19 — 71
3-Point GOALS: Hicksville 5-7 (Myers 3, Thiel & P. Tunis 1; Miller City 7-23 (Otto 4, Kuhlman, Fillinger & Lammers 1).
rebounds: Hicksville 23 (Thiel11); Miller City 31 (Otto 13).
turnovers: Hicksville 13; Miller City 11.

OLD FORT 54
SANDUSKY ST. MARY’S 49
OLD FORT — Old Fort gained a six-point first quarter lead and rode the margin to a hard-fought 54-49 Sandusky Bay Conference River Division victory over Sandusky St. Mary’s Friday night.
Jacob Webb scored 18 points and had seven assists and Zach DeWese added 13 points as the Stockaders finished regular season play with a 13-9 overall record and a 7-3 SBC River mark.
A.J. Steyer had a team-high 10 rebounds for Old Fort.
Sandusky St. Mary’s, which fell to 11-11, 5-4, got a 21 points from J Fischer with Nathan Roesch adding 13.

sandusky st. mary’s (11-11, 5-4 sbc)
Fischer 9-1–21, Christian 2-1–6, Jude 1-0–3, Bruno 1-1–3, Roesch 6-1″”13, Baird 1-0–3. TOTALS: 20-56 4-14–49.
old fort (13-9, 7-3 sbc river)
Wagner 2-0–4, Kohlenberg 2-0–5, Webb 7-3″”18, Salas 4-1–9, DeWese 6-1–13, Steyer 1-3–5. TOTALS: 22-53 8-18″”54.
Sandusky St. Mary’s 9 12 14 14 — 49
Old Fort 15 12 17 10 — 54
3-Point GOALS: Sandusky St. Mary’s 5-22 (Fischer 2, Christian & Jude 1); Old Fort 2-16 (Kohlenberg & Webb 1).

OTTOVILLE 61
WAYNE TRACE 56
OTTOVILLE — Ottoville erupted for 39 points in the second half in rallying to beat Wayne Trace 61-56 in Friday’s nonleague play.
Logan Kemper’s 14-point, 11-rebound double-double led the way for the Big Green (17-5). Josh Thorbahn added 10 points, while Ryan Bendele, Ryan Suever and Zane Martin each chipped in nine points.

Wayne Trace (17-5)
Gerber 6-2–18, Linder 4-2–13, E. Sinn 4-3–11, Ja. Kuhn 3-3–9, T. Sinn 1-1–3, Stoller 1-0–2. TOTALS: 19-52 11-15 — 56.
Ottoville (17-5)
Kemper 4-6–14, Thorbahn 4-1–10, Bendele 3-0–9, Suever 3-3–9, Martin 3-0–9, Moorman 3-0–7, Leis 1-0–2, Fisher 0-1–1. TOTALS: 21-42 11-21 — 61.
Wayne Trace 9 15 20 12 — 56
Ottoville 15 7 17 22 — 61
3-Point GOALS: Wayne Trace 7-22 (Gerber 4, Linder 3); Ottoville 8-20 (Martin & Bendele 3, Moorman & Thorbahn 1).
rebounds: Wayne Trace 35 (Linder 10); Ottoville 28 (Kemper 11).
turnovers: Wayne Trace 10, Ottoville 7.
junior varsity: Ottoville, 38-26.



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