OTTOVILLE — Josh Thorbahn buried more than half of Ottoville’s field goals and carried the Big Green to a 67-56 win over Pandora-Gilboa in Putnam County League boys basketball action on Saturday.

Thorbahn pumped in a game-high 30 points and added five rebounds with three assists for Ottoville (10-3, 1-1 PCL). Fellow sophomore Ryan Suever knocked down 12 points.

Jared Breece led the Rockets (7-5, 1-3 PCL) with 15 points, four assists and a pair of steals. Walker Macke scored 10 points and Zeb George had nine points with four rebounds.

Pandora-Gilboa (7-5, 1-3 PCL)

Breece 7-1–15, Macke 4-0–10, George 3-3–9, Larcom 3-1–8, Miller 3-0–7, Maag 2-0–4, Niese 1-0–3. TOTALS: 23-47 5-9 — 56.

Ottoville (10-3, 1-1 PCL)

Thorbahn 13-2–30, Suever 5-2–12, Schlagbaum 2-0–6, Miller 2-1–5, Manns 2-0–4, Kortokrax 1-1–3, Fisher 1-0–2. TOTALS: 25-49 9-15 — 67.

Pandora-Gilboa 15 18 3 20 — 56

Ottoville 14 12 20 21 — 67

3-Point GOALS: Pandora-Gilboa 5-15 (Macke 2, Miller, Larcom & Niese); Ottoville 4-14 (Schlagbaum & Thorbahn 2).

rebounds: Pandora-Gilboa 24 (Larcom & George 4); Ottoville 17 (Thorbahn 5).

turnovers: Pandora-Gilboa 16, Ottoville 8.

junior varsity: Pandora-Gilboa, 31-29.

MOHAWK 81

RIDGEDALE 50

MORRAL — Mohawk built on its sizable halftime lead with an explosive third quarter to remain unbeaten with an 81-50 Northern 10 Conference boys basketball win over Ridgedale on Saturday.

Zach Hayman paced the Warriors (12-0, 8-0 N10) with 27 points and five others scored at least eight points. Hunter Gottfried racked up an 11-point, 11-rebound double-double.

Clayton Lust’s 17 points led the Rockets (6-5, 3-5 N10) and Ashton Bigler had 12.

Mohawk (12-0, 8-0 N10)

Z. Hayman 10-4–27, Gottfried 4-1–11, Hammer 3-1–9, Jenkins 4-0–8, Brause 3-2–8, Snyder 4-0–8, Klopp 3-0–6, T. Hayman 1-1–4. TOTALS: 32 9-20 — 81.

Ridgedale (6-5, 3-5 N10)

Cl. Lust 7-2–17, Bigler 3-4–12, Co. Lust 4-1–9, Leach 2-0–5, Burns 1-2–4, Beard 1-0–3. TOTALS: 18 9-16 — 50.

Mohawk 16 21 23 21 — 81

Ridgedale 10 12 5 23 — 50

3-Point GOALS: Mohawk 8 (Z. Hayman 3, Hammer & Gottfried 2, T. Hayman); Ridgedale 5 (Bigler 2, Cl. Lust, Leach & Beard).

rebounds: Mohawk 31 (Gottfried 11); Ridgedale 30.

turnovers: Mohawk 6, Ridgedale 26.

junior varsity: Mohawk, 32-13.

UPPER SANDUSKY 69

WYNFORD 54

UPPER SANDUSKY — Wynford’s Josh Crall won the battle, outscoring Upper Sandusky’s Mason Vent 32-30 for game-high honors, but Rams won the war Saturday by beating the Royals 69-54 in a Northern 10 Conference boys game.

Evan Young scored 10 points and Levi Malone hit three 3-pointers to finish with nine for Upper Sandusky (10-3, 7-1 N10). The Rams hit 10 3-pointers in the game.

Gunnar Coffman scored eight points for Wynford (2-9, 2-6 N10).

Wynford (1-9, 2-6 N10)

McBride 0-2–2, Coffman 4-0–8, Sterrett 1-0–3, Crall 11-7–32, Rausch 2-1–5, Leffler 2-0–4. TOTALS: 20 10-16 — 54.

Upper Sandusky (10-3, 7-1 N10)

Malone 3-0–9, McCreary 2-0–4, Montgomery 2-0–6, Clifford 2-0–4, Vent 12-2–30, Young 3-3–10, Holly 3-0–6. TOTALS: 27 5-5 — 69.

Wynford 16 16 18 4 — 54

Upper Sandusky 27 17 13 12 — 69

3-Point GOALS: Wynford 4 (Crall 3, Sterrett); Upper Sandusky 10 (Vent 4, Malone 3, Montgomery 2, Young).

RIVERDALE 68

RIDGEMONT 56

MOUNT BLANCHARD — Alec Loveridge sank five 3-pointers en route to a 24-point night as Riverdale topped Ridgemont 68-56 for a nonleague boys basketball win Saturday.

Loveridge also totaled four rebounds and five steals. Coby Miller had 11 points and Logan Frey had seven points and five steals for the Falcons (8-5). who led 30-23 at halftime.

Mason Stuck scored a game-high 25 points to lead the Golden Gophers (4-8).

RIDGEMONT (4-8)

Streets 4-1–9, Reppart 3-2–10, Newland 3-6–12, Stuck 10-2–25. TOTALS: 20-48 11-13–56.

RIVERDALE (8-5)

Miller 4-2–11, Murphy 1-0–2, Morris 3-3–9, Loveridge 7-5–24, McElree 1-0–2, Frey 2-2–7, Mix 1-0–2, Vent 0-1–1, Davis 3-3–10. TOTALS: 22-41 16-25–68.

Ridgemont 17 6 12 21 — 56

Riverdale 15 15 17 21 — 68

3-Point GOALS: Ridgemont 5-19 (Stuck 3, Newland 2).

rebounds: Ridgemont 24 (Streets 8); Riverdale 20 (Morris & Loveridge 4).

turnovers: Ridgemont 14, Riverdale 8.

junior varsity: Riverdale, 29-20.

HOPEWELL-LOUDON 43

OLD FORT 39

OLD FORT — Travis Milligan led four Hopewell-Loudon players with at least eight points and guided the Chieftains to a narrow 43-39 nonleague boys basketball win over Old Fort on Saturday.

Milligan’s 13 points were a team high for H-L (9-4), which overcame a 16-6 third-quarter deficit with a 19-12 fourth.

Kyle Rumschlag poured in 10 points for the Chieftains, while Jordyn Jury scored nine.

Carson Steyer paced the Stockaders (9-3) with 10 points and five rebounds.

Hopewell-Loudon (9-4)

Milligan 5-0–13, Rumschlag 4-0–10, J. Jury 2-4–9, Oswalt 3-2–8, Williams 1-0–2, Coffman 0-1–1. TOTALS: 15-36 7-11 — 43.

Old Fort (9-3)

C. Steyer 4-2–10, G. Steyer 2-2–6, Salas 3-0–6, Dewese 1-3–5, A. Steyer 1-2–5, Havens 1-1–4, Miller 1-0–3. TOTALS: 13-37 10-14 — 39.

Hopewell-Loudon 10 8 6 19 — 43

Old Fort 5 6 16 12 — 39

3-Point GOALS: Hopewell-Loudon 6-17 (Milligan 3, Rumschlag 2, J. Jury); Old Fort 3-11 (A. Steyer, Miller & Havens).

rebounds: Hopewell-Loudon 21; Old Fort 15 (C. Steyer 5).

turnovers: Hopewell-Loudon 11, Old Fort 17.

junior varsity: Old Fort, 60-48.

VANLUE 59

JONES LEADERSHIP 45

VANLUE — After falling behind 19-11 at the end of one quarter, Vanlue rallied with a 25-5 edge in the second en route to a 59-45 victory over Toledo Jones Leadership in a nonleague boys game Saturday.

Xavier Temple had a game-high 22 points to go with nine rebounds and three steals for Vanlue (2-9). Joey Bonham added 14 points and four assists.

Jaiden Johnson hit six 3-pointers and finished with 18 points for Jones Leadership (2-10). Alex Enebeli had 10 points.

Jones Leadership (2-10)

J. Johnson 6-0–18, A. Johnson 3-1–9, Whitaker 0-1–1, Hamilton 1-0–2, Enebeli 4-2–10, Summers 1-0–3, Belcher 1-0–2. TOTALS: 16-56 4-10 — 45.

Vanlue (2-9)

Temple 10-1–22, Jaren Kloepfer 2-2–6, Jared Kloepfer 1-4–7, Ward 4-0–8, Bonham 5-4–14, Saltzman 0-2–2. TOTALS: 22-49 13-20 — 59.

Jones Leadership 19 5 17 4 — 45

Vanlue 11 25 15 8 — 59

3-Point GOALS: Jones Leadership 9-34 (J. Johnson 6, A. Johnson 2, Summers); Vanlue 2-4 (Temple, Jared Kloepfer).

rebounds: Jones Leadership 23; Vanlue 38 (Temple 9).

turnovers: Jones Leadership 15, Vanlue 12.

junior varsity: Jones Leadership, 47-21.

CAREY 56

BUCYRUS 42

BUCYRUS — Hayden Stone posted a double-double of 20 points and 13 rebounds while Griffin Summit added 17 points as Carey cruised by Bucyrus 56-42 in Northern 10 Conference boys basketball play Saturday.

The Blue Devils, who led 34-17 by halftime, improved to 7-4 overall, 5-2 in the N10.

Kyle Hamm notched a 13-point, 10-rebound double-double for the Redmen (2-10, 2-6 N10).

CAREY (7-4, 5-2 N10)

Hertel 2-0–4, Dasher 2-1–5, Stone 9-2–20, Hoepf 1-1–3, Cad. Crawford 2-1–5, Cas. Crawford 1-0–2, Summit 5-5–17. TOTALS: 22-52 10-17–56.

BUCYRUS (2-10, 2-6 N10)

Seybert 1-0–3, Zehner 3-1–7, Lutz 6-3–15, Hamm 5-3–13, Goff 2-0–4. TOTALS: 17-43 7-11–42.

Carey 18 16 15 7 — 56

Bucyrus 9 8 12 13 — 42

3-Point GOALS: Carey 2-12 (Summit 2); Bucyrus 1-6 (Seybert).

rebounds: Carey 33 (Stone 13); Bucyrus 32 (Hamm 10).

turnovers: Carey 14; Bucyrus 18.

junior varsity: Carey, 49-33.

BLUFFTON 56

FORT JENNINGS 31

BLUFFTON — Luke Denecker scored 18 of his game-high 22 points in the middle two quarters and sparked Bluffton as it ran away from Fort Jennings 56-31 in Saturday’s nonleague boys basketball game.

Denecker accounted for nearly half of the Pirates’ points in the second and third quarters as they trounced the Musketeers 39-9 in those frames. Bluffton improved to 9-3.

Mason Soper and Jared Piercefield also scored in double figures for the Pirates, adding 14 and 12 points, respectively.

Reese Von Sossan and Ian Ricker popped in eight points apiece for Fort Jennings (2-10).

Fort Jennings (2-10)

Von Sossan 3-1–8, Ricker 3-0–8, Trentman 3-0–6, Hoersten 2-0–4, Schulte 1-0–3, Smith 1-0–2. TOTALS: 13 1-6 — 31.

Bluffton (9-3)

Denecker 8-3–22, Soper 5-1–14, Piercefield 5-2–12, Lovett 1-0–3, Garmatter 1-0–2, Hohenbrink 1-0–2, Ault 0-1–1. TOTALS: 21 7-10 — 56.

Fort Jennings 14 7 2 8 — 31

Bluffton 9 22 17 8 — 56

3-Point GOALS: Fort Jennings 4 (Ricker 2, Von Sossan & Schulte); Bluffton 7 (Soper & Denecker 3, Lovett).

COLUMBUS GROVE 63

LEIPSIC 43

LEIPSIC — Columbus Grove’s Tayt Birnesser had 20 points and Blake Reynolds backed him with 19 Saturday as the Bulldogs downed Leipsic 63-43 in a Putnam County League boys game.

Gabe Clement had eight points and team highs of nine rebounds and four steals for Grove (8-3, 3-0 PCL). Reynolds had three assists.

Cole Rieman led Leipsic (5-6, 1-3 PCL) with 15 points and three steals. Dylan Schroeder scored 12 points with nine rebounds and three assists.

Columbus Grove (8-3, 3-0 PCL)

Birnesser 8-2–20, Reynolds 6-1–13, Clement 4-0–8, Hopkins 2-1–7, Flores 3-0–6, Schneider 2-0–5, Halker 2-0–4. TOTALS: 27-52 4-7 — 63.

Leipsic (5-6, 1-3 PCL)

Rieman 6-2–15, Schroeder 5-1–13, Hiegel 3-0–8, Liffick 2-1–7, Siefker 1-0–2, Mangas 1-0–2. TOTALS: 18-48 4-12 — 43.

Columbus Grove 14 11 17 21 — 63

Leipsic 7 16 10 13 — 43

3-Point GOALS: Columbus Grove 5-13 (Birnesser 2, Hopkins 2, Schneider); Leipsic 7-19 (Schroeder 2, Hiegel 2, Liffick 2, Rieman).

rebounds: Columbus Grove 29 (Clement 9); Leipsic 26 (Schroeder 9).

turnovers: Columbus Grove 12, Leipsic 15.

junior varsity: Leipsic, 48-40.

KENTON 70

LIBERTY-BENTON 50

The Kenton duo of Jaron Sharp and Jayden Cornell was too much for Liberty-Benton on Saturday as the pair combined for 52 points in Kenton’s 70-50 nonconference boys basketball victory.

Sharp hit 17 free throws on his way to 32 points and Cornell added 20 points, three assists and three steals. Kenton (8-3) was 28 of 34 shooting from the free-throw line while L-B was 6 of 10.

Cole Busch scored 17 points with seven rebounds for Liberty-Benton (4-7). Josh Reindel and Ben Spiess each scored nine points and Mehkei Jenkins had four assists.

Kenton (8-3)

Cornell 7-5–20, Ellis 2-2–6, Jeffries 1-0–2, Ebersole 1-0–2, Sharp 7-17–32, Sherman 1-2–4, Fackler 1-2–4. TOTALS: 20-37 28-34 — 70.

Liberty-Benton (4-7)

Schroeder 1-0–3, Busch 6-3–17, Reindel 4-0–9, Spiess 3-0–9, Veenstra 1-0–3, Dillon 2-2–6, Rath 1-1–3. TOTALS: 18-48 6-10 — 50.

Kenton 16 12 14 28 — 70

Liberty-Benton 8 13 12 17 — 50

3-Point GOALS: Kenton 2-10 (Cornell, Sharp); Liberty-Benton 8-21 (Spiess 3, Busch 2, Schroeder, Reindel, Veenstra).

rebounds: Kenton 18 (Sharp 5); Liberty-Benton 21 (Busch 7).

turnovers: Kenton 12, Liberty-Benton 22.

junior varsity: Liberty-Benton, 53-49.

PATRICK HENRY 70

NORTH BALTIMORE 35

NORTH BALTIMORE — Patrick Henry got out to a 37-15 halftime lead before doubling up North Baltimore 70-35 in a nonleague boys basketball game Saturday.

Kolton Holloway led the Patriots (3-8) with 15 points while Kaiden McGraw drained four 3-pointers en route to 14 points.

Levi Gazarek collected 11 points, nine rebounds, two assists and three steals to lead the Tigers (2-7).

PATRICK HENRY (3-8)

Feehan 0-2–2, Jackson 2-0–6, Holloway 7-0–15, McGraw 5-0–14, Shanks 4-0–8, Diem 1-0–2, Schulze 3-0–6, Petersen 3-0–8, Rosengarten 0-1–1, Schwiebert 3-2–8. TOTALS: 28-48 5-6–35.

NORTH BALTIMORE (2-8)

Gazarek 4-3–11, Hagemeyer 1-0–3, Heineman 1-0–2, Snyder 0-2–2, Clark 1-2–4, Bucher 1-1–4, Sexton 1-0–3, Kepling 2-0–6. TOTALS: 11-42 8-15–35.

Patrick Henry 23 14 14 19 — 70

North Baltimore 10 5 6 14 — 35

3-Point GOALS: Patrick Henry 9-21 (McGraw 4, Petersen & Jackson 2, Holloway); North Baltimore 5-23 (Kepling 2, Sexton, Bucher & Hagemyer).

rebounds: Patrick Henry 31 (Schwiebert 9); North Baltimore 22 (Gazarek 9).

turnovers: Patrick Henry 8, North Baltimore 12.

junior varsity: Patrick Henry, 43-26

LIMA CENT. CATH. 69

VAN BUREN 61

VAN BUREN — Biggs Johnson scored nine of his 12 points in the fourth quarter Saturday as Lima Central Catholic defeated Van Buren 69-61 in a nonleague boys basketball game.

Lima Central Catholic (8-6) led just 44-43 after three quarters and Johnson’s outburst helped seal the game.

Michael Kramer and Nick McCracken each scored 17 points for Van Buren (7-4).

Rossy Moore led LCC with 13 points.

Lima central Catholic (8-6)

Johnson 4-4–12, Allen 2-4″‘9, Stolly 3-0–6, Banks 1-1–3, D. Riepenhoff 4-0–9, Thomas 2-0–4, Moore 6-0–13, J. Riepenhoff 2-2–4, Garner 3-0–6. TOTALS: 27 11-14 — 69.

Van Buren (7-4)

Ohlrich 2-3–7, Rader 2-2–6, McCracken 6-4–17, Warren 2-0–5, Goble 2-3–7, Kramer 6-4–17. TOTALS: 22 18-26 — 61.

Lima Central Catholic 16 15 13 25 — 69

Van Buren 13 11 19 18 — 61

3-Point GOALS: Lima Central Catholic 4 (Moore 2, Allen, D. Repenhoff); Van Buren 3 (McCracken, Warren, Kramer).

junior varsity: Lima Central Catholic, 62-55.

freshmen: Lima Central Catholic, 56-24.

CONVOY CRESTVIEW 57

ARLINGTON 48

ARLINGTON — Convoy Crestview outscored Arlington 31-19 in the second half to prevail 57-48 in a nonleague boys basketball contest Saturday.

Wade Sheets went for 16 points to lead the Knights (10-1) while Javin Etzler had 15 points and six rebounds.

Ty Webb sank five 3-pointers for 15 points and Ryan Metzger added 14 points for the Red Devils (8-4).

CONVOY CRESTVIEW (10-1)

Sheets 6-4–16, J. Etzler 4-5–15, Dealey 4-0–11, Etzler 2-2–6, Kline 2-0–5, Richardson 1-0–2, Kreischer 1-0–2. TOTALS: 20-45 11-15–57.

ARLINGTON (8-4)

Webb 5-0–15, Metzger 7-0–14, Vermillion 3-1–9, Russell 3-0–6, Berry 1-0–2, Speyer 1-0–2. TOTALS: 20-48 1-2–48.

Convoy Crestview 22 4 17 14 — 57

Arlington 15 14 10 9 — 48

3-Point GOALS: Convoy Crestview 6-15 (Dealey 3, J. Etzler 2, Kline); Arlington 7-17 (Webb 5, Vermillion 2).

rebounds: Convoy Crestview 30 (Kline 10); Arlington 23 (Russell 7).

turnovers: Convoy Crestview 8, Arlington 7.

junior varsity: Arlington, 36-29.

NORWALK ST. PAUL 61

TIFFIN CALVERT 53

TIFFIN — Tied 27-27 at halftime, Norwalk St. Paul outscored Tiffin Calvert by eight points in the second half for a 61-53 nonconference win against the Senecas.

Nick Winslow led a trio of St. Paul players in double digits with 19 points. Andrew Kasian tossed in 16 points, Nate Winskow netted 12 points and Jake Griffib grabbed nine rebounds for the Flyers (7-4).

Nic Somodi led the Senecas (7-5) with 18 points and nine rebounds. Hunter Hendrix popped in 13 points and Garret Spaun added 10 points.

NORWALK ST. PAUL (7-4)

Smith 1-0–2, Griffin 2-0–4, Ni. Winslow 6-5–19, Na. Winslow 5-2–12, I. Kashian 0-0–0, Hammersmith 1-0–2, A. Kashian 6-4–16, Furlong 2-0–6, Good 0-0–0. TOTALS: 23-38. 11-23–61.

TIFFIN CALVERT (7-5)

Nielsen 0-0–0, Hendrix 5-0–13, Seifert 2-0–4, Recker 3-2–8, Somodi 8-1–18, Spaun 4-1–10, Fabrizio 0-0–0, Schetter 0-0–0. TOTALS: 22-53 4-7–53.

Norwalk St. Paul 15 12 13 21 — 61

Tiffin Calvert 14 13 9 17 — 53

3-Point GOALS: Norwalk St. Paul 4-11 (Furlong & Ni. Winslow 2); Tiffin Calvert 5-18 (Hendrix 3, Somodi & Spaun).

rebounds: Norwalk St. Paul 30 (Griffin 9); Tiffin Calvert 29 (Somodi 9).

turnovers: Tiffin Calvert 12, Norwalk St. Paul 11.

AYERSVILLE 48

CONTINENTAL 34

AYERSVILLE — Ayersville limited Continental to just four points in the first quarter on its way to a 48-34 nonconference win against the Pirates.

Ryan Martin paced the Pilots (3-6) with 15 points while Brayden Amoroso scored 10.

Gavin Huff knocked down eight points for the Pirates (1-12).

LINCOLVIEW 61

MILLER CITY 48

VAN WERT — Miller City had a 24-10 lead after the first quarter but couldn’t hold it as the Wildcats fell to Lincolnview 61-48 in a nonconference game.

Lincolnview still trailed 31-19 at halftime but blitzed Miller City 42-17 in the second half to win handily.

Zane Miller poured in 20 points to pace the Lancers (7-5).

Luke Lammers had 19 points for the Wildcats (6-6) while Jacob Koenig tallied 14 points.

MILLER CITY (6-6)

Lammers 8-1–19, Fillinger 2-0–5, Ruhe 1-0–2, Koenig 5-0–14, Michel 1-0–3, Burgei 2-0–5. TOTALS: 19-48 1-2–48.

LINCOLNVIEW (7-5)

Salinas 1-3–5, Kemler 3-2–8, Overholt 0-2–2, Wallis 4-0–9, A. Bowersock 2-5–9, J. Bowersock 1-0–2, Jessee 2-2–6, Miller 7-4–20. TOTALS: 20-42 18-25–61.

Miller City 24 7 8 9 — 48

Lincolnview 10 9 23 19 — 61

3-Point GOALS: Miller City 9-23 (Koenig 4, Lammers 2, Fillinger, Michel & Burgei); Lincolnview 3-19 (Miller 2, Wallis).

rebounds: Lincolnview 28 (Wallis 8, Kemler 7); Miller City 21 (Koenig 7, Lammers 6).

turnovers: Miller City 14, Lincolnview 11.

junior varsity: Miller City, 46-42.

Friday’s result

ARLINGTON 65

LIBERTY-BENTON 49

ARLINGTON — Four Arlington players scored at least 13 points and the Red Devils defeated Liberty-Benton 65-49 Friday in a Blanchard Valley Conference boys game.

Jaret Vermillion led the charge for Arlington (8-3, 4-1 BVC) with 17 points. Ivan Berry had a double-double with 16 points and 13 rebounds, while Ryan Metzger and Jacob Russell each scored 13 points. Metzger and Russell both had five assists.

Josh Reindel, Alex Dillon and Ben Spiess all scored nine points for L-B (4-6, 3-2 BVC). Keaton Rath grabbed seven rebounds.

Liberty-Benton (4-6, 2-3 BVC)

Jo. Reindel 4-1–9, Dillon 4-1–9, Spiess 3-1–9, Busch 2-4–8, Ja. Reindel 2-0–4, Rath 1-0–2, Schroeder 2-0–2, Ecford 1-0–2, Lyon 1-0–2, Veenstra 0-2–2. TOTALS: 19-9–49.

Arlington (8-3, 4-1 BVC)

Vermillion 5-4–17, Berry 7-2–16, Metzger 4-5–13, Russell 4-5–13, Speyer 2-0–4, Webb 0-2–2. TOTALS: 22-18–65.

Liberty-Benton 10 11 12 16 — 49

Arlington 21 18 14 12 — 65

3-Point GOALS: Liberty-Benton 2 (Spiess 2); Arlington 3 (Vermillion 3).

rebounds: Liberty-Benton 22 (Rath 7); Arlington 35 (Berry 13).

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