BUCYRUS - Ben Hahler made sure Seneca East owned the boards and two others joined him in double-digit scoring Tuesday as the Tigers thumped Bucyrus 54-37.
Hahler hauled in 13 of Seneca East's 31 rebounds, finishing two shy of the team total for Bucyrus, and tossed in 10 points.
Ethan Caudill's 24 points for the Tigers (4-2) led everyone and Nate Phillips chipped in 14.
Michael Purcell scored 10 points for the Redmen (1-6) and Austin Williams (9) and Brian Snouffer (8) combined for 17.
Consistency favors Chieftains
VAN BUREN - Van Buren may have taken the lead early but Hopewell-Loudon's consistent efforts helped it finish with a 52-50 victory.
Van Buren started the second quarter, leading 13-10, but the Chieftains (4-1) rebounded to lead 28-26 at the half.
Van Buren only managed four points in the third period, leaving Hopewell-Loudon with a 42-30 lead with one quarter left.
The Knights (1-5) couldn't make up the lost ground.
Alec Gregg led the Chieftains with 24 points, six of his shots from beyond the arc.
Tyler Imes chipped in 14 points while Weston Hill had eight points and seven rebounds.
Fondessy leads SW against Polar Bears
DOLA - Colleen Fondessy poured in 20 points and was perfect from the foul line, helping the Mohawks rumble ahead of Hardin Northern, 65-32.
Fondessy added four assists, four steals and two blocks to her accolades while Kamryn Troike was the only other player to post double digits (10).
Chelsey Delong tossed in 14 for the Polar Bears.
Warriors clamp down on Northmor
GALION - Mohawk forced 35 turnovers and didn't allow Northmor to score more than five points in the quarter until the fourth in a 56-25 whipping Tuesday.
The Warriors (5-2) led 24-2 at the first stop and 36-5 at halftime to put the game away early.
Julie Adelsperger led the way with 16 points and six rebounds. Kasey Adelsperger scored 10 points, Lynsey Trusty added seven assists and three steals, Ashley Parker snared seven boards and Clara Adelsperger grabbed six rebounds and four steals.
Ishmael, Tigers best Kwiat and Calvert
NORTH BALTIMORE - The night's marquee matchup went to Dalton Ishmael, but it may just be the precursor of many head-to-heads yet to come.
Ishmael clipped Calvert 195-pounder Daniel Kwiat 6-4 in a battle of returning state placers - third for for the former, fifth for the latter - as North Baltimore rolled to a 58-12 win over an outnumbered group of Senecas.
The pair could also face off at the Midland Athletic League Championships as well as a few times in the postseason.
Meanwhile, Van Buren also beat Calvert 30-15, with Calvert filling just four weight classes.
John Brodman led the Senecas with a sweep at 120 pounds, edging Van Buren's Austin Cory 3-2 and taking a forfeit against the Tigers.
Kwiat pinned Van Buren's Tyler Atchinson (3:21), and Phillip Boes got a forfeit at 138 against Van Buren.
Cody Kuhn claimed an injury default over North Baltimore 113-pounder Ryan Long.
Chieftains win tri-match
BASCOM - Hopewell-Loudon dominated both South Central and Seneca East in triangular match at home. The Chieftains downed South Central in a 30-14 fashion before taking a 40-24 victory over Seneca East.
Alec Brock (126), Valencio Velasquez (138), Coltan Hossler (285) and Bernie Somers (113) all went 2-0 for H-L.