Prep Basketball Roundup: Perry now 10 points from 1,200 after Old Fort win
VANLUE – Hunter Perry is about to reach another milestone.
The Old Fort senior scored 27 points in the Stockaders’ 59-46 win Saturday at Vanlue. The total left him 10 shy of the 1,200-point mark for his career.
But Perry did more Saturday than pile up points. He led the Stockaders with 12 rebounds as they improved to 10-2 this season.
Chris Anstead added 16 points and four steals for the Stockaders, while Maison Steyer had seven points, eight rebounds and five steals. Jon Lotycz had six points to go with eight boards.
The Wildcats made 18 field goals, half of which came from 3-point range. But they were buried up front; Old Fort held a 36-21 rebounding edge.
Chieftains power past SW
BASCOM – Hopewell-Loudon’s defense in the first half staked the Chieftains to a 20-8 lead over St. Wendelin at the break.
Coming out of the locker room, the Chieftain offense broke out while the Mohawks’ never got going. Hopewell-Loudon cruised in the second half to a 53-30 victory.
Tyler Imes and Ryan Lommerse posted double-doubles for H-L. Imes led all scorers with 19 points while pulling down 10 points. Lommerse had 10 points and 11 boards.
Gauge Sadler also chipped in 10 points. Garret Sendelbach and Waleed Salem each handed out five assists.
Brady Rutter paced St. Wendelin with eight points. Nick Root added seven.
Raiders freeze out Lakers
KANSAS – Once Danbury got going, the Lakers played Lakota nearly even in quarters 2-4. The problem, though, lay in the first eight minutes where Lakota blanked Danbury 11-0. That proved crucial in a 57-45 Lakota triumph.
Colin Timmons and Josh Kirkpatrick shared the game-high by tallying 17 points for Lakota. Timmons grabbed nine rebounds and Kirkpatrick seven. Kyle Below added six points and seven rebounds and Hunter Chalfin knocked down a pair of 3-pointers for six points.
No Siskel, but plenty of Ebert
WILLARD – Carson Ebert put on a show Saturday night.
The Willard player drained five 3-pointers, scored 21 points and led the Flashes to a 65-39 win over visiting New Riegel.
Ebert also shined on defense, registering six steals.
The Flashes (10-4) broke the game open by outscoring the Blue Jackets 23-8 in the third quarter.
Tim Ink had nine points for New Riegel (5-8), while Jake Dryfuse had eight points. Chad Cassidy led the Blue Jackets with six rebounds.
Eagles keep FHS winless in conference
FOSTORIA – Eastwood led 22-6 by the first stop and got 24 points from Jake Schmeltz in Friday’s 81-36 Northern Buckeye Conference win over Fostoria.
Grant Peters chipped in 17 points for the Eagles (8-4, 4-2 NBC) and Zach Jacoby scored 11.
Kagen Brown’s 13 points and five rebounds topped the Redmen (2-9, 0-6).
Karl, Bucks hold off Colonel Crawford
NORTH ROBINSON – Brooke Karl was a key factor in Buckeye Central’s 45-36 win Saturday over Colonel Crawford.
Buckeye Central led 21-20 at the end of the first half and opened the second half on a 16-5 run to grab control over the Eagles.
Colonel Crawford was unable to capitalize off free throws, going 3 for 12 at the line compared to the Bucks shooting 11-17.
Karl scored 18 points for the Bucks. Isabelle Biglin wasn’t far behind with 12 points and led the team with nine rebounds. The Bucks’ Hailey Hildebrand contributed eight points, while Kilee Kimmel put up five.
O-G races off
FOSTORIA – Ottawa-Glandorf rocketed out to a 41-8 halftime lead Saturday en route to beating Fostoria 69-38.
Kristen Miller and Danielle Schroeder each netted 10 points for the Titans, who held a 45-24 rebounding advantage and went 25 for 34 from the floor.
Erica Moore’s 12 points for the Redmen (1-11) led everyone. Alexus Smith added nine points and seven rebounds, and Olivia Valenti had four assists and three steals.