Local Roundup: Hopewell-Loudon’s lead too big to overcome
BASCOM – Cory-Rawson forced 25 turnovers and dominated the fourth quarter, but the Hornets just couldn’t catch Hopewell-Loudon.
Hopewell-Loudon (13-7) built a 50-28 lead over the first three quarters and got a 23-point night from Cassandra Hohman in a 56-48 victory Tuesday.
Danielle Rohrbach chipped in 12 points for H-L, Lauren Trumpler tallied nine rebounds and five assists, Aleta Daniel dished four assists and Kailey Coleman snared three steals.
Megan Ritter’s 14 points fueled the Hornets (7-12) and Courtney Dulle netted 12.
First win eludes FHS
PEMBERVILLE – Eastwood countered a shaky night of shooting with a great showing at the foul line Tuesday in a 55-48 overtime win over winless Northern Buckeye Conference foe Fostoria.
Fostoria (0-20, 0-13 NBC) held a 30-24 lead after the third quarter, but the Eagles outscored FHS by six in the fourth quarter to force the extra period.
Jada Hampton topped Fostoria with 17 points and Erica Moore scored 16.
Eastwood ended only 16 for 61 from the field, but went 20 for 24 on foul shots.
Raiders race past Mohawks
FOSTORIA – Kody Brewer and Colin Timmons combined for 50 points and 16 rebounds Tuesday as Lakota whipped St. Wendelin 71-50 in non-conference play.
Brewer pumped in 30 points and grabbed nine rebounds for the Raiders (5-12), and Timmons tallied 20 points, seven boards, five assists, five steals and three blocks.
Darris McGown chipped in four assists.
The Mohawks (6-11) got 13 points apiece from Zach Miller, Nick Schumaker and Gabe Walters. Schumaker also corralled nine rebounds.
Nick Root dished four assists, Rutter had three assists and three steals, and Schumaker snared three steals.
Big Red slips away
ATTICA – Plymouth doubled up Seneca East 8-4 in overtime Tuesday to post a 71-67 victory.
Ben Hahler tallied 22 points and 13 rebounds for the Tigers (9-8) in the loss.
Ethan Caudill backed him with 19 points against the Big Red (8-11).
‘Berg suffers first OAC wrestling loss
ALLIANCE – Heidelberg suffered its first Ohio Athletic Conference wrestling loss Tuesday, falling 24-15 to Mount Union.
Columbian graduate Delian Schneider returned to the Heidelberg lineup at 125 pounds, giving Heidelberg a 3-0 lead after the opening match by beating Brad Kress 9-7.
However, the Purple Raiders claimed the next five weight classes to roll up a 24-3 advantage.
The Student Princes snapped that streak by capturing the next four weight classes: 174-pounder Jeremy Stepp beating Brent Kirk 3-1, 184-pounder Richard Dowdley upending Brian Deming 9-5, 197-pounder Andy Lovins clipped Nick Rajcsak 2-1, and 285-pounder Nino Maloy edged Nick Terifaj 2-1.
The loss moved Heidelberg and the Purple Raiders to 3-1 in the OAC.