Prep Basketball Roundup: St. Joe breaks free in second quarter from Lakota
KANSAS – Three Fremont St. Joe players scored in double digits and the Crimson Streaks gained breathing room in the second quarter Thursday in a 59-45 Midland Athletic League win over Lakota.
St. Joe (13-4, 7-1 MAL) ended the first quarter clinging to a 14-13 lead, then outscored Lakota 19-9 in the second to take control.
Hunter Harrison dropped in 13 points for the Crimson Streaks, Jordan Sessler and Connor Dudley both netted 10, and Zack Yeckley and Sam Picciuto each had eight.
Yeckley added eight rebounds and Harrison swatted six shots as St. Joe stayed tied with New Riegel and Carey for second in the league standings, one game behind Old Fort.
Colin Timmons’ 18 points, five rebounds and four steals led the Raiders (4-12, 2-6). Kody Brewer also tossed in 18 points, and added seven boards.
Mohawks get away in fourth
NORTH BALTIMORE – St. Wendelin pulled away in the fourth quarter to hold off Midland Athletic League rival North Baltimore 66-62 Thursday.
The teams entered halftime knotted at 30 and exited the third quarter tied at 46 before the Mohawks (6-10, 2-6 MAL) got the win.
Nick Schumaker’s 20 points, four assists and four steals led the charge. Zach Miller added 14 points and eight rebounds and Terrance Bello had 10 points and eight boards. Gabe Walters hauled in eight boards and Nick Root dished five assists.
Jacob Frost gave the Tigers (2-15, 2-6) 19 points and 10 rebounds. Tyler Trumbull netted 13 points and Lane Bishop added nine points and six assists.
Warriors whip Bobcats
SYCAMORE – Mohawk blitzed Bettsville 43-8 in the first quarter Thursday in a 68-26 Midland Athletic League win.
Tyler Boyd tossed in 10 points for the Warriors (6-9, 3-5 MAL), Grant Ekleberry scored 13 and Drew Loose netted 10. Gunnar Johnson backed them with seven points and seven rebounds, and Hunter Fitschen had eight points.
Tommy Kipps led the Bobcats (0-15, 0-8) with 10 points.
Woodmore races away
ELMORE – Woodmore overpowered winless Northern Buckeye Conference foe Fostoria 51-34 Thursday.
Alexus Smith led the Redmen (0-18, 0-11) in the loss with 11 points. None of her teammates scored more than five points against the Wildcats.