Tornadoes hold on to beat Wildcats
KENTON - Derek Dryfuse scored 23 points, and Columbian held off a furious fourth quarter rally to edge Kenton, 60-57.
The Tornadoes (8-7) led 10-9 at the first stop, then used a 19-11 second-quarter spurt to take a 29-20 halftime lead. TC led 46-34 after three.
Donovan Walker added 10 points for the Tornadoes, while Alec Demith had seven points, all on free throws.
Walters-led SW thumps Raiders
KANSAS - Gabe Walters had a big double-double and St. Wendelin stormed off in the third quarter Tuesday for a 52-37 non-league win over Midland Athletic League foe Lakota.
Walters provided 19 points, 18 rebounds and four assists for the Mohawks (6-9), who used a 17-8 scoring run in the third quarter to go up 38-26.
Peter Campbell added eight points and eight boards and Brady Rutter snared three steals for the Mohawks, who won the league game 46-43 Jan. 14.
Colin Timmons sparked the Raiders (6-11) with 16 points and 11 rebounds.
Kevin Crowe hauled in seven boards, but Timmons was the only Lakota player to score more than six points.
Tornadoes win 8th-straight boys NOBC match
FOSTORIA - Columbian's boys won their eighth Northern Ohio Bowling Conference win in a row Tuesday, beating Woodmore 2,599-2,385 at Heritage Lanes.
The turning point for TC came in the sixth frame of the second game when Gerad VanHoosier and Will Jones each bowled four consecutive strikes while John Funk finished his game with eight strikes in row to break open a close contest.
The surge put the Tornadoes up 1,715-1,564 heading into the Baker games.
Meanwhile, Woodmore's girls put together one of their better matches of the year for a 2,116-1,743 win.
Courtney Burner's 346 for the Wildcats led everyone and Allie Burner rolled a 304.
Brooke Mira topped TC with a 303 series.