KENTON — Liberty-Benton outscored Kenton 31-19 in the second half to force overtime, and the Eagles used a 14-8 advantage in the extra frame to knock off the Wildcats 61-55 in a nonleague boys basketball game Saturday.

Ben Spiess led four L-B (9-4) double figure scorers with 13 points. Marcellus Eckford added 12 points and nine rebounds, while Brycen Abbott and Josh Reindel had 10 points apiece.

Jake Eversole’s game-high 17 points topped Kenton (8-5). Jayden Cornell had 15 points and Bryce Ellis eight points and seven boards.

LIBERTY-BENTON (9-4)

Abbott 4-2–10, Eckford 5-2–12, Jenkins 1-0–2, Erdeljac 2-0–4, Reindel 4-1–10, Spiess 3-6–13, Boyd 1-0–2, Dillon 1-1–3, Rath 2-1–5. TOTALS: 23-57 13-21 — 61.

KENTON (8-5)

Cornell 7-0–15, Ellis 2-3–8, Eversole 8-1–17, Cook 3-0–6, Bolling 3-1–9. TOTALS: 23-56 5-11 — 55.

Liberty-Benton 10 6 16 15 14 — 61

Kenton 14 14 6 13 8 — 65

3-Point GOALS: Liberty-Benton 2-7 (Reindel & Spiess); Kenton 4-17 (Bolling 2, Cornell & Ellis).

rebounds: Liberty-Benton 33 (Eckford 9); Kenton 24 (Ellis 7).

turnovers: Liberty-Benton 8, Kenton 13.

junior varsity: Liberty-Benton, 68-41.

UPPER SANDUSKY 91

WYNFORD 58

BUCYRUS — Upper Sandusky scored at least 20 points in each quarter and had five players reach double figures scoring as the Rams cruised past Wynford 91-58 in a Northern 10 Conference boys basketball game Saturday.

Gavin Carey had a team-high 18 points, Cameron McCreary added 17 and Brett Montgomery popped in four 3-pointers and had 16 points for the Rams (11-1, 7-0 N10). Mason Vent and Evan Young scored 12 and 11 points, respectively.

Josh Crall’s 24 points led Wynford (8-4, 6-2 N10). Gavin Burris chipped in 10.

UPPER SANDUSKY (11-1, 7-0 N10)

Knapp 1-0–2, Thiel 1-0–2, McCreary 7-1–17, Montgomery 6-0–16, Smalley 1-0–3, Vent 5-1–12, Sowers 2-0–4, Young 3-4–11, Beamer 3-0–6, Carey 5-8–18. TOTALS: 34 14-18 — 91.

WYNFORD (8-4, 6-2 N10)

McBride 1-0–2, Sterrett 2-0–6, Brady 3-0–6, Crall 8-5–24, Burris 5-0–10, Filliater 2-0–4, Butterfield 1-0–2, Leffler 2-0–4. TOTALS: 24 5-10 –58.

Upper Sandusky 22 27 22 20 — 91

Wynford 11 11 18 18 — 58

3-Point GOALS: Upper Sandusky 9 (Montgomery 4, McCreary 2, Smalley, Vent & Young); Wynford 5 (Crall 3, Sterrett 2).

junior varsity: Upper Sandusky, 70-44.

RIVERDALE 60

RIDGEMONT 58

MOUNT VICTORY — Riverdale outscored Ridgemont 19-8 in the second quarter and used a 15-12 fourth-quarter edge to slip past Ridgemont 60-58 in nonleague boys basketball action Saturday.

Max Morris had 14 points and eight rebounds for Riverdale (9-4), while Brock Davis added 13 points. Trysten Mix also scored in double figures with 10 points.

Landon Newland and Mason Stuck had game-highs of 18 points to pace Ridgemont (7-2). Stuck added eight boards.

RIVERDALE (9-4)

Morris 5-2–14, D. Frey 2-0–4, Miller 1-4–6, Kuenzli 2-1–6, L. Frey 2-3–7, Mix 5-0–10, Davis 6-0–13. TOTALS: 23-53 10-13 — 60.

RIDGEMONT (7-2)

Streets 2-3–9, Martino 4-1–10, Reppart 1-0–3, Newland 7-4–18, Stuck 6-3–18. TOTALS: 20-43 11-19 — 58.

Riverdale 15 19 11 15 — 60

Ridgemont 22 8 16 12 — 58

3-Point GOALS: Riverdale 4-19 (Morris 2, Kuenzli & Davis); Ridgemont 7-16 (Stuck 3, Streets 2, Martino & Reppart).

rebounds: Riverdale 32 (Morris 8); Ridgemont 21 (Stuck 8).

turnovers: Riverdale 10, Ridgemont 13.

NORTH BALTIMORE 46

PATRICK HENRY 40

HAMLER — North Baltimore’s Levi Gazarek posted 21 points and eight rebounds to help the Tigers get by Patrick Henry 46-40 for a nonleague boys basketball win on Saturday.

Clayton Heineman added 14 points for North Baltimore (3-7), which overcame a 43-16 rebounding disadvantage by going plus-11 in turnover margin (18-7) and making 17 of 19 attempts at the foul line.

Kace Jackson hit three 3-pointers en route to 12 points while Garrett Schwiebert totaled eight points and seven rebounds for the Patriots (1-8), who led 22-17 at halftime.

NORTH BALTIMORE (3-7)

Gazarek 5-10–21, Hagemyer 2-0–5, Clark 0-2–2, Bucher 1-1–4, Heineman 5-4–14. TOTALS: 13-44 17-19 — 46.

PATRICK HENRY (1-8)

Schwiebert 4-0–8, Jackson 4-1–12, Schulze 1-1–4, Holloway 5-0–11, Crossland 1-0–2, Rosengarten 1-1–3. TOTALS: 16-37 3-8 — 40.

North Baltimore 10 7 10 19 — 46

Patrick Henry 14 8 4 14 — 40

3-Point GOALS: North Baltimore 3-15 (Gazarek, Hagemyer & Bucher); Patrick Henry 5-16 (Jackson 3, Schulze & Holloway).

rebounds: North Baltimore 16 (Gazarek 8); Patrick Henry 43 (Schwiebert 7).

turnovers: North Baltimore 7; Patrick Henry 18.

junior varsity: Patrick Henry, 44-7.

ARLINGTON 74

CONVOY CRESTVIEW 63

CONVOY — Arlington’s Jaret Vermillion and Zavier Thornton each drained five 3-pointers as the Red Devils knocked off Convoy Crestview 74-63 for a nonleague boys basketball win Saturday.

Vermillion finished with 25 points and six rebounds while Thornton totaled 19 points and a team-high four assists for Arlington (9-4).

Kalen Etzler went for 23 points and 15 rebounds to front the Knights (4-8).

ARLINGTON (9-4)

Vermillion 6-8–25, Thornton 6-2–19, Gast 5-3–14, Webb 3-2–10, Speyer 2-0–4, Bateson 1-0–2. TOTALS: 23-48 15-20 — 74.

CONVOY CRESTVIEW (4-8)

K. Etzler 6-9–23, Kreischer 8-4–20, Brecht 3-4–10, Short 2-0–5, G. Etzler 1-0–3, Ward 1-0–2. TOTALS: 21-57 17-19 — 63.

Arlington 18 17 19 20 — 74

Convoy Crestview 13 17 19 14 — 63

3-Point GOALS: Arlington 13-31 (Vermillion & Thornton 5, Webb 2, Gast); Convoy Crestview 4-21 (K. Etzler 2, G. Etzler & Short).

rebounds: Arlington 29 (Webb 7); Convoy Crestview 29 (K. Etzler 15).

turnovers: Arlington 9; Convoy Crestview 7.

junior varsity: Arlington, 47-46.

CAREY 82

BUCYRUS 52

BUCYRUS — Twelve Carey players scored on Saturday as the Blue Devils cruised to an 82-52 Northern 10 Conference win over Bucyrus.

Hayden Stone tallied 23 points and 10 rebounds for Carey (6-3, 5-1 N10), while Ian Yeater had 11 points. Hayden Nash chipped in 10 points.

Lucas Kozinski hit five 3-pointers en route to a game-high 25 points for Bucyrus (1-11, 1-7 N10).

CAREY (6-3, 5-1 N10)

Billock 1-0–2, Nash 4-0–10, Conti 2-0–5, Young 2-0–5, Hess 2-0–4, Stone 11-1–23, Hoepf 2-0–5, Crawford 3-0–6, Baldridge 2-0–6, Yeater 4-3–11, Bell 1-0–2, Hill 1-0–3. TOTALS: 35-63 4-7 — 82.

BUCYRUS (1-11, 1-7 N10)

Kozinski 9-2–25, Rager 0-1–1, Delaney 1-0–3, Wise 4-0–8, Jackson 1-1–3, Middleton 2-2–6, Higginbotham 2-1–6. TOTALS: 19-54 7-12 — 52.

Carey 22 21 25 14 — 82

Bucyrus 9 8 13 22 — 52

3-Point GOALS: Carey 8-16 (Nash & Baldridge 2, Conti, Young, Hoepf & Hill); Bucyrus 7-22 (Kozinski 5, Delaney & Higginbotham).

rebounds: Carey 37 (Stone 10); Bucyrus 32.

turnovers: Carey 12, Bucyrus 19.

junior varsity: Carey, 79-37.

COLUMBUS GROVE 71

LEIPSIC 61

COLUMBUS GROVE — Tayt Birnesser scored a game-high 22 points Saturday in leading unbeaten Columbus Grove to a 71-61 win over Leipsic in a Putnam County League boys basketball game.

Birnesser, who buried seven 3-pointers in a 28-point effort in Friday’s win over Paulding, had three more 3-pointers on Saturday.

Ethan Halker had 14 points and Blake Reynolds 12 for Columbus Grove, which used a 25-11 second-quarter advatage to take control.

Lorenzo Walther (15 points), Drew Liffick (11) and Mason Brandt (10) scored in double digits for Leipsic (5-4, 2-2 PCL).

LEIPSIC (5-4, 2-2 PCL)

Brandt 3-3–10, Pena 1-0–2, Siefker 4-0–9, Niese 1-0–2, Liffick 4-0–11, Walther 7-1–15, Sickmiller 5-0–12. TOTALS: 25-4–61.

COLUMBUS GROVE (10-0, 3-0 PCL)

Reynolds 6-0–12, Birnesser 7-5–22, Hopkins 4-0–8, Clement 2-2–6, Halker 7-0–14, Schneider 3-3–9. TOTALS: 29-10–71.

Leipsic 17 11 15 18 — 61

Columbus Grove 19 25 16 11 — 71

3-Point GOALS: Leipsic 7 (Liffick 3, Sickmiller 2, Brandt & Siefker); Columbus Grove 3 (Birnesser 3).

BLUFFTON 47

FORT JENNINGS 25

FORT JENNINGS — Bluffton held Fort Jennings to 13 points over the first three quarters as the Pirates won 47-25 in nonleague action Saturday.

Mason Soper (18 points) and Luke Denecker (11) both hit three 3-pointers for Bluffton (10-1).

Evan Hoersten had 14 points to front the Musketeers (1-11).

BLUFFTON (10-1)

Schriner 1-0–3, Garmatter 1-0–2, Soper 6-3–18, Shutler 2-0–4, Piercefield 3-0–6, Denecker 4-0–11, Hohenbrink 1-0–3. TOTALS: 18 3-6 –47.

FORT JENNINGS (1-11)

Trentman 3-0–7, Hoersten 6-2–14, Liebrecht 1-0–2, Grote 1-0–2. TOTALS: 11 2-2 — 25.

Bluffton 11 14 18 4 — 47

Fort Jennings 7 2 4 12 — 25

3-Point GOALS: Bluffton 8 (Soper & Denecker 3, Schriner & Hohenbrink); Fort Jennings 1 (Trentman).

SENECA EAST 56

ARCADIA 55

ATTICA — Seneca East outscored Arcadia 23-12 in the fourth quarter to edge the Redskins 56-55 in nonleague boys basketball action on Saturday.

Hayden Rader scored 16 points, Justen Stoner had 12 points and Josh Cassel scored 10 for Arcadia, which fell to 5-7 overall.

Andrew Kalb tallied 11 of his game-high 18 points in the fourth quarter for the Tigers (3-8).

ARCADIA (5-7)

Cassell 4-0–10, Rader 3-8–16, Stoner 4-2–12, Guillen 3-0–8, Cohee 3-2–8, Peace 0-1–1. TOTALS: 17 13-18 — 55.

SENECA EAST (3-8)

Forehand 2-2–7, Siesel 2-2–6, Kalb 6-5–18, Mason 1-0–3, Stockmaster 5-0–10, Ferres 1-0–2, Bauman 2-3–8, Wise 0-2–2. TOTALS: 19 14-18 — 56.

Arcadia 15 12 16 12 — 55

Seneca East 7 8 18 23 — 56

3-Point GOALS: Arcadia 8 (Cassell, Rader, Stoner & Guillen 2); Seneca East 4 (Forehand, Kalb, Mason & Bauman).

OTTOVILLE 57

PANDORA-GILBOA 34

PANDORA — Ottoville broke its game against Pandora-Gilboa open with an 18-3 advantage in the third quarter as the Big Green picked up a 57-34 Putnam County League boys basketball win on Saturday.

Joseph Miller led a balanced Ottoville attack with 12 points. Ryan Suever added 10 points for the Big Green (9-3, 1-1 PCL), who led 28-21 at halftime.

Ryan Johnson and Will Huffman scored 10 points apiece to lead Pandora-Gilboa (5-5, 1-3 PCL).

OTTOVILLE (9-3, 1-1 PCL)

J. Miller 4-0–12, Schlagbaum 1-0–3, Manns 3-0–8, Suever 3-3–10, W. Miller 1-2–4, Thorbahn 3-0–6, Fisher 2-2–6, Edelbrock 1-2–4, Langhals 1-2–4. TOTALS: 19 11-22 — 57.

PANDORA-GILBOA (5-5, 1-3 PCL)

Macke 1-0–3, Johnson 3-2–10, Krohn 1-0–3, Miller 1-0–2, W. Huffman 4-1–10, E. Huffman 1-0–2, Norton 1-0–2, Biery 1-0–2. TOTALS: 13 3-6 — 34.

Ottoville 16 12 18 11 — 57

Pandora-Gilboa 10 11 3 10 — 34

3-Point GOALS: Ottoville 8 (J. Miller 4, Manns 2, Schlagbaum & Suever); Pandora-Gilboa 5 (Johnson 2, Macke, Krohn & W. Huffman).

UPPER SCIOTO VALLEY 58

ADA 52

MCGUFFEY — Upper Scioto Valley took a 17-10 lead after the first quarter and made it stand as the Rams held off Ada 58-52 for a nonleague boys basketball victory Saturday.

Quinn and Connor Sanders scored 22 and 15 points, respectively, for Upper Scioto Valley (8-6).

Brandon Hull (23 points) and Phil Coulson (20) combined for 43 of Ada’s 52 points. Coulson buried five 3-pointers, while Hull grabbed nine rebounds.

ADA (5-8)

Swaney 1-0–3, Coulson 7-1–20, Hull 7-6–23, Cook 1-1–3, Rayl 1-0–2, Miller 0-1–1. TOTALS: 17-50 9-14 — 52.

UPPER SCIOTO VALLEY (8-6)

Rohrs 3-2–9, Thompson 3-0–8, C. Sanders 5-4–15, Hurley 1-2–4, Q. Sanders 9-4–22. TOTALS: 21-48 12-20 — 58.

Ada 10 10 19 13 — 52

Upper Scioto Valley 17 11 16 14 — 58

3-Point GOALS: Ada 9-27 (Coulson 5, Hull 3, Swaney); Upper Scioto Valley 4-14 (Thompson 2, Rohrs & C. Sanders).

rebounds: Ada 26 (Hull 9); Upper Scioto Valley 20.

turnovers: Ada 14, Upper Scioto Valley 10.

LIBERTY CENTER 75

ELMWOOD 67

BLOOMDALE — Elmwood’s Bryce Reynolds erupted for seven 3-pointers en route to a 30-point night but the Royals fell 75-67 to Liberty Center in a nonleague boys basketball contest on Saturday.

Reynolds also tallied five rebounds and three steals while Terrel Lawson added 12 points and five assists for Elmwood (6-7).

Trent Murdock and Camden Krugh had 16 and 15 points, respectively, for the Tigers (6-5).

LIBERTY CENTER (6-5)

Shafer 2-2–7, Keller 3-1–7, Burdue 8-1–18, Leatherman 1-2–4, Krugh 5-2–15, Conrad 1-0–2, Patterson 1-4–6, Murdock 6-4–16. TOTALS: 27-16–75.

ELMWOOD (6-7)

Childress 4-2–10, Lawson 4-2–12, Lentz 2-3–8, Abke 1-0″”3, Weiss 2-0–4, Reynolds 10-3–30. TOTALS: 23-10–67.

Libery Center 20 14 18 23 — 75

Elmwood 10 10 18 29 — 67

3-Point GOALS: Liberty Center 5 (Krugh 3, Burdue & Shafer); Elmwood 11 (Reynolds 7, Lawson 2, Lentz & Abke).

HARDIN NORTHERN 73

MONCLOVA CHRISTIAN 19

DOLA — Hardin Northern sophomore Nevin Robson scored 25 points and grabbed 12 rebounds on Saturday in leading the Polar Bears to a 73-19 win over Monclova Christian in nonleague boys basketball action.

Luke Wilson was 4 of 4 from 3-point range and scored 19 points for Hardin Northern (6-6). Ewan Martin added 12 points for the Polar Bears, whose 34-point third quarter was more than their first-half total of 32.

Isaac Darr’s five points led Monclova Christian (4-4).

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