Boys Basketball Roundup: Carey stays unbeaten in MAL
ATTICA – Jared Wentling outscored Seneca East over the first three quarters before their roles were reversed.
Too little, too late.
Wentling tossed in a game-high 24 points and four others combined for 41 Thursday as Carey stayed unbeaten in the Midland Athletic League with a 74-44 triumph.
Nathanyal Griffin added all eight of his points in the fourth quarter for Carey (10-3, 6-0 MAL), a period in which Seneca East outscored the Blue Devils 22-10.
But Carey also got 14 points from Zach Boes, 10 from Bryan Powers and nine from Laine Wentling to coast to the win.
Ethan Caudill fueled the Tigers (0-13, 0-5) with 20 points and five rebounds, and Jack Daniel scored nine points, but none of their teammates netted more than four points.
Perry, Stockaders too much
OLD FORT – Old Fort cruised in the first half and nearly got a triple-double from Hunter Perry in Thursday’s 85-68 Midland Athletic League win over Lakota.
Perry turned in 31 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists for the Stockaders (9-2, 5-0 MAL), who led 50-30 at halftime.
Maison Steyer chipped in 15 points, Jon Lotycz added 13 points and six steals and Brad Bannister had 12 points and seven steals.
Colin Timmons paced the Raiders (4-9, 1-5) with 26 points and 11 boards. Josh Kirkpatrick and Casey Monroe each added 11 points.
Blue Jackets get first MAL win
NORTH BALTIMORE – Jake Dryfuse registered a double-double and two teammates teamed up for 28 points Thursday as New Riegel claimed its first Midland Athletic League win by downing North Baltimore 61-38.
Dryfuse tallied 11 points and 10 rebounds for the Blue Jackets (6-8, 1-4 MAL), Tim Ink had 16 points and three steals and Aaron Acree tossed in 12 points.
Chad Wright’s 12 points and nine boards topped the Tigers (5-7, 4-2).
Chase Nicholas and Jacob Frost both netted eight points.