Local Roundup: Old Fort’s unbeaten streak comes to an end
GENOA – Old Fort went cold from the field Monday, and the Stockaders’ hopes of a perfect season went with it.
Genoa led 21-11 at first stop and held the Stockaders to a 17-for-61 shooting effort en route to a 57-41 win.
Ciarra Albright sparked the Comets (7-3) with 23 points. Haley Pickard backed her with 14 points and Brynn Skilliter tossed in eight.
Alli Adelsperger’s 12 points led the Stockaders, who fell to 8-1 after winning only once last season.
Sara Bell chipped in eight points, Sammy Miller netted seven points and Mack Ward had five steals.
Bell and Hartsel each hauled in seven rebounds and Jordan Magers added six.
Chieftains race away
DOLA – Hopewell-Loudon broke away in the second quarter and Ryan Lommerse hit five 3-pointers Monday in a 53-29 win over Hardin Northern.
The Chieftains (5-4) led just 9-8 at the end of the first quarter, but outscored the Polar Bears 11-2 in the second to gain control.
Lommerse finished with a game-high 25 points and seven rebounds. Tyler Imes scored another 10 points and Ryan Steinmetz also hauled in seven boards.
Hardin Northern (1-7) got 10 points from Jacob Gossard and six rebounds from Riley Drumm.
‘Berg loses in championship final
CLEVELAND – The Heidelberg University men’s basketball team lost in the championship game of the Bill Sudeck Holiday Tournament to Penn StateBehrend, 73-48 on Monday.
Behrend (7-2) gained an early advantage with a 10-2 run in the game’s openings minutes. The Student Princes cut the lead to four, but the Lions continued to charge the lanes with another 10-2 run to end the half with a 35-23 lead.
Heidelberg (4-5) never got out of the gate in the second half, trailing by as many as 27 points.
Mike Petrie led the Student Prince with 14 points. Marquice Taylor and Jackson Blue each contributed nine points to The ‘Berg’s efforts.
The Student Princes return action on Saturday when they host OAC foe Wilmington at 3 p.m.