Prep Basketball Roundup: Blue Jackets finds a way in the fourth
ATTICA – Grant Lescallett scored seven points in a crucial fourth quarter Thursday as New Riegel rallied to turn back winless Seneca East, 61-53, in Midland Athletic League play.
Lescallett ended with 14 points, nine rebounds and three assists for the Blue Jackets (6-8, 5-2 MAL), who trailed 43-40 to start the final period.
Jake Dryfuse netted 18 points and Austin Mathias scored 13. Tim Ink added three steals.
The Tigers (0-15, 0-6) got a game-high 20 points and 10 rebounds from Ethan Caudill. He also dished four assists.
Hunter Saylors netted 14 points, Jack Daniel scored 11 points and Josh Waggoner added four assists.
Tigers light up SW from outside
FOSTORIA – Jacob Frost and Lane Bishop might want to think about backing up.
The North Baltimore pair combined to shoot better than 50 percent from the field, but teamed up to end 7 for 12 behind the 3-pointer arc Thursday in a 50-42 Midland Athletic League win over St. Wendelin.
Frost’s 16 points topped the Tigers, with him going 6 for 15 from the floor overall and 4 for 8 from long range.
Bishop finished with 13 points, thanks to a 4-for-6 overall shooting effort and a 3-for-4 showing on 3-pointers.
The Mohawks (5-8, 1-6) got 13 points, seven boards, three steals and two blocks from Gabe Walters.
Nick Root backed him with 10 points and four assists and Peter Campbell scored 10 points.
Redmen beat Comets
FOSTORIA – Being outscored 40-26 in the first half, Genoa seemed to find its rhythm in the second, staging what looked to be a classic comeback.
But Fostoria would not be denied in the shootout, picking up an 84-78 victory.
Kagen Brown led the Redmen (3-11, 1-7 Northern Buckeye Conference) with 18 points. Joining Brown scoring in double digits were Kaleb Bemis with 12 points, Rayshon Martin with 11 points and Jayden Stanton, who tossed in 10.
SE girls neutralize Chargers
MILAN – Seneca East gained some breathing room by doubling up Edison in the third quarter and used a big advantage foe a 59-55 win Thursday.
The Tigers (7-9) entered halftime knotted a 19, but outscored Edison 16-8 in the third period to gain momentum.
Seina Adachi led the attack with 25 points and Brittany Brookes chipped in 14 for Seneca East, which ended 27 for 38 at the line.
The Chargers (2-10) got 19 points from Tiggie Sanabria and 11 from Liz Hill.