Boys Basketball Roundup: Buckeye Central, Wurm rock New Riegel
NEW WASHINGTON – Buckeye Central took control of the game early and never let up, defeating New Riegel 57-25.
Austin Wurm hit four 3-pointers on his way to a team-high 21 points for the Bucks. Cade Kapel hit a 3-pointer of his own and added 11 points in the victory. Sam Robertson led the team with seven rebounds.
New Riegel’s Jake Dryfuse racked up seven points, followed closely by teammate Tim Ink who had six. Grant Lescallett and Michael Kirian both recorded four points for the Blue Jackets. Dryfuse also led the team in rebounds with five.
Trojans race past Fostoria
FOSTORIA – Findlay scored early and often and Adam Twining ended with 20 points Saturday in a 72-29 season-opening thumping of Fostoria.
The Trojans led 24-5 at the first stop and 44-13 at intermission.
Grant McKinnis added 11 points and Duke Gobrecht scored eight points and grabbed six rebounds.
The Redmen got eight points from Drew Stennett and six from Kagen Brown.
USV rocks Mohawks
FOSTORIA – Upper Scioto Valley vaulted out to a 35-9 halftime lead Saturday in a 74-26 win over St. Wendelin.
Dylan Hunsicker’s 17 points and five assists led the Rams and Woody Prater netted 10 points. Hunter Howard and Seth Evans both added nine points.
The Mohawks (0-1) got seven points from Brady Rutter and six each from Nick Root, Peter Campbell and Gabe Walters.
Bears never lose early lead
BASCOM – Gibsonburg roared out to a 20-10 advantage after one period and stayed in control from there, beating Hopewell-Loudon, 61-36.
It was the first boys varsity basketball game in H-L’s new gym.
Jordan Kreglow led the Bears with 15 points and five assists. Andrew Cantrell and Adam Copley had 10 points each, while Andy Burmeister had six rebounds.
Garret Sendelbach came up with 15 points to lead the Chieftains, with Ryan Steinmetz and Weston Hill contributing four rebounds each.
It was the first game of the season for both teams.