ATTICA – Seina Adachi kick started the third quarter for Seneca East and the Tigers rolled from there Thursday in a 64-45 trouncing of Midland Athletic League foe Hopewell-Loudon.
The Tigers entered halftime trailing 28-20, but Adachi scored 15 of her game-high 25 points in the third period as part of Seneca East’s 25-6 scoring surge in the quarter.
Brittany Brookes followed that up by netting 12 of her 18 points in the fourth quarter to secure the victory for Seneca East (11-11, 3-7 MAL).
Aleta Daniel and Sicily Leiter both netted 12 points for the Chieftains (12-9, 4-6) and Brooke Arbogast scored eight.
Arbogast also hauled in 14 rebounds, Leiter grabbed 11 and Alexis Feindel added eight. Daniel and Leiter also each registered three assists.
10-0 surge fuels NR
OLD FORT – New Riegel blanked Old Fort 10-0 in the third quarter to take control Thursday on the way to a 41-26 Midland Athletic League win.
The Blue Jackets (19-2, 9-1 MAL) entered halftime clinging to a 22-20 lead, but broke free in the third period.
Lauren Ladd tossed in 12 points for New Riegel and Kara Scherger added 10. Both added seven rebounds.
Scherger also tallied five steals and four assists, and Taylor Arbogast contributed eight points and six steals
Sammy Miller’s 13 points topped the Stockaders (13-7, 5-4). Peyton Miller chipped in nine points and Jordan Magers grabbed five rebounds.
Shelby out-scraps TC in fourth
SHELBY – Shelby battled past Columbian in the fourth quarter Thursday to scratch out a 49-44 Northern Ohio League win.
Columbian entered the fourth clinging to a 36-35 lead, but the Tornadoes could not hold back the Whippets.
Laura Heminger paced TC with 10 points and 11 rebounds. Valesha Province tallied 16 points and seven boards.
‘Berg blasts Muskies
It actually was over before it began, but Heidelberg left little doubt anyway.
The Students Princes claimed all four contested matches and picked up six forfeit wins Thursday in a 53-0 Ohio Athletic Conference whipping of Muskingum on senior night.
The only close match came at 197 pounds when Jason Russell edged Muskingum’s Lucas Weber 3-2.
Nino Majoy took the 285-pound match for the Student Princes by pinning James Keys (3:46), Ian Gillespie scored a 15-6 major decision over 141-pounder Jonathan Raugh, and 165-pounder Jeremy Stepp thumped Cole Vencill by a 17-3 margin.
FOSTORIA – Kamryn Troike turned in a double-double and Allie Rutter led everyone in scoring – thanks to a great night at the line – Tuesday as St. Wendelin upended Cory-Rawson, 45-40.
Rutter went 10 for 11 at the line en route to 19 points for the Mohawks (16-4). She also dished four assists.
Troike turned in 13 points and 14 rebounds.
The Hornets got 16 points from Kiley Scott and nine from Megan Ritter. Aubry Vonstein grabbed six rebounds and Kendra Tuttle snared four steals.
Adachi-led Tigers win
ATTICA – Seina Adachi scored 19 points in the second half Tuesday to help Seneca East turn back Plymouth, 63-57.
Adachi finished with 27 points for the Tigers, with Amber Enders tossing in 12.
Kirsten Camp scored nine points, Brittany Brookes netted seven points and Hannah Hahler had six points and six rebounds.
Red Devils roar back big
ARLINGTON – Talk about the shutdown defense.
Arlington erased an 11-8 deficit at the first stop by outscoring Hopewell-Loudon 45-8 over the next two periods Tuesday en route to a 70-26 win.
Sierra Nichols led the Red Devils (14-5) with 18 points, Haley Dillon netted 12, Dani Heaster scored 10 and Megan Johnson and Madi Mains both tossed in nine.
Brooke Arbogast’s 10 points and eight rebounds topped the Chieftains (12-8).
Aleta Daniel added six points and nine boards.
Tigers make it 2 in a row
ATTICA – After 17 losses in a row to open the season, Seneca East is on a roll.
Four days after beating Lakota 102-57 for its first win of the year, the Tigers made it two in a row by racing past Mohawk 15-3 in overtime for a 71-59 Midland Athletic League win.
Ethan Caudill keyed Seneca East (2-17, 2-6 MAL), going 14 for 18 from the floor and 12 for 14 at the line on the way to 43 points. He also tallied nine rebounds, four assists and three steals.
Hunter Saylors backed him with 11 points and six boards, Jack Daniel added nine points and six boards.
Hunter Fitschen’s 21 points sparked the Warriors (3-17, 1-7).
Mitch Parker scored 12 points and Gunnar Johnson and Braydon Dunlap both tossed in eight.
FHS still winless in NBC
FOSTORIA – Otsego pulled away in the second half Tuesday to keep Fostoria winless in the Northern Buckeye Conference as the Knights won, 51-42.
Jalen Myers scored 23 points and Schyler Scherff netted 10 for the Knights (8-10, 5-6 NBC), who led just 17-15 at halftime.
Kobey Bemis tossed in eight points for the Redmen (2-16, 0-12) and Kagen Brown added seven.
Hunter Abell and Rayson Martin both grabbed five rebounds.
‘Berg takes down Mount
Heidelberg used a pair of three-win stretches to turn a close dual into a 22-10 Ohio Athletic Conference win Tuesday over Mount Union.
The teams split the opening matches, with Heidelberg 149-pounder Damon Cheek edging Tyler Johnston 4-3 and Mount Union’s Jon Garrison taking the 157-pound bout 9-3 over Aaron Banko.
The Student Princes swept the next three matches at 165, 174 and 184 pounds as Jeremy Stepp downed Joe Schindel 9-4, Brennan Kelly beat Brogan Endres 6-4 and Richard Dowdley edged Brent Kirk 6-4.
That gave Heidelberg a 12-3 advantage at the halfway point.
However, the Purple Raiders countered with Nick Rajcsak upending Jason Russell 5-3 at 197 pounds to cut the gap to 12-6.
But Mount Union got no closer.
Nino Majoy blanked Mount Union 285-pounder 4-0 and Columbian graduate Delian Schneider scored a 13-3 major decision at 125 pounds over Dan Hoberney to ice the team victory.
Colin McDermitt’s 9-5 win over 133-pounder Nathan Kirk completed Heidelberg’s points in the dual.
Mount Union 141-pounder Bryant Roby ended the night with a 13-5 major decision over Ian Gillespie.
Adachi scores 23 as Tigers maul?New London
NEW LONDON – Seina Adachi was the catalyst that sparked Seneca East’s 60-47 romp over New London.
Adachi scored 23 points with three 3-pointers and went 2 of 2 at the line.
A 10-point gap proved to be insurmountable as Seneca East led by more than 10 through out the entire second half.
Hannah Hahler added 11 points for the Tigers and Brittany Brookes contributed 12 points in the win.
Fostoria toppled by Lake
MILLBURY- Jada Hampton put up 18 points for Fostoria but it was not enough to hold off Lake in a 48-44 loss.
Lake was slow to get out of the gate, scoring only six points in the first period. But a 21-point run in the second period knotted the game, 27-all, at the half.
In the second half, Fostoria was within one possession up until the closing moments. But Lake was able to fend off the Redmen’s efforts.
Erica Moore was the only other Redmen to score double-digits with 10 points. Olivia Valenti and Deja Williams each tallied seven in the loss.
St. Wendelin pulls away from Vanlue
FOSTORIA- St. Wendelin had three players score in double-digits in the Mohawks’ victory over Vanlue, 54-42.
Gabe Walters set the pace for the Mohawks with 15 points shooting 7-of-11 from the field. Nick Root added 12 and Peter Campbell put up 11 points.
After leading the Wildcats on an 11-4 run the second period, St. Wendelin found itself in the driver’s seat with a 21-18 lead at the half. Yet, the Wildcats were able to pull ahead in the third period to take the lead by a possession. In the final period, St. Wendelin kicked it into another gear and scored 22 points to leave Vanlue in the rear-view.
Black Knights rise to the occasion
VAN BUREN – Sawyer Junge tossed in 24 points for Van Buren to help them power past New Riegel, 71-57 Monday night.
The Blue Jackets (7-10) trailed 36-28 at halftime, but 19 turnovers to Van Buren’s nine was the difference maker that led the Black Knights to victory.
Jake Dryfuse led New Riegel’s efforts with 11 points. Austin Mathias chipped in nine points while Aaron Acree and Michael Kirian added seven.
‘Berg second half surge not enough
ALLIANCE- Not even 19-point showings by a pair of Student Princes were enough to edge out Mount Union in a 87-68 loss Monday night.
After Mount Union (17-3, 12-1 OAC) jumped out to a 12-point lead at halftime, Heidelberg (5-12, 1-12 OAC) found itself in a hole. Yet, the Student Princes clawed back out after a series of four 3-pointers from Keith Mackie, which paced 28-11 HU run on the Raiders in the first seven minutes.
With Heidelberg leading 58-53, Mount Union responded with a 19-2 run of its own to put Heidelberg behind again. After the run, the Student Princes went 2 of10 from the floor the game ended.
Deonte Holder and Mackie put up 19 points each to lead Heidelberg’s efforts. Mackie was 12 of 24 from the field with five 3-pointers. Holder was 9 of14 on field goals, with two 3-pointers and marked his 10th-consecutive game with a double-digit performance.
CAREY – Sydney Wentling scored 16 points, Hannah Draper had 14, and Carey shook off a tough first quarter to knock off Riverdale, 51-40.
The Blue Devils (16-1) scored just five points in the first quarter and trailed by three going to the second. But they outscored the Falcons 20-9 in the second quarter and never looked back.
Ali Rymer and Logan Johnson each led the Blue Devils up front, with six rebounds to go with four points.
Riverdale fell to 14-4.
BC boards up Knights
NEW WASHINGTON – Buckeye Central dominated rebounding, and ran off Northmor Monday night.
Brooke Karl had 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Bucks, who pounded the Golden Knights, 64-38.
Led by Karl, Buckeye Central outrebounded Northmor 31-16.
Emily Weithman led BC (7-11) in scoring with 14 points, while Kilee Kimmel had 11.
Northmor (11-7) was led by Shelbie Wiseman, who had 12 points.
SW on point in victory
FOSTORIA – Defense and rebounding keyed another St. Wendelin win, 41-29 over Upper Scioto Valley.
The Mohawks, who have been on a roll of late, trailed the Rams 10-8 at the end of the first quarter, and scored only four points in the second.
But the chilly Mohawks’ offense was offset by SW holding USV to one point in the second quarter.
The game remained close into the fourth quarter, but the Mohawks, behind Alli Rutter’s game-high 16 points and Kamryn Troike’s 15 points and 12 rebounds, pulled away.
St. Wendelin outscored the Rams 18-8 in the final period. For the game, it outrebounded them 27-12.
This Peyton had a good game
OLD FORT -Peyton Miller hit three 3-pointers, and scored nine of her 12 points in the second half as Old Fort topped visiting Northwood, 49-42.
Alli Adelsperger also scored 12 points for the Stockaders, who improved to 13-4.
Jordan Magers aided the Stockaders with eight points and eight rebounds.
TU women struggle offensively vs. ODU
COLUMBUS – Pam Oswald said her team played with patience and energy when it defeated Ashland Saturday.
Those things didn’t carry over two days later in Columbus, where Tiffin University shot poorly and lost to Ohio Dominican, 69-55.
“Saturday we played with patience and poise. We didn’t have that today,” Oswald said after TU fell to 6-12, 3-11 in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. “We continue to struggle with consistency of the game. We do something well one game, we need to come back and do it again.”
The Dragons made just 16 of 61 shots from the floor Monday night. Jordan Fraley led them with 13 points and seven rebounds. Jillian Adams added nine points and seven boards. Kaylee Patton added 10 points.
Ohio Dominican (8-11, 5-10) got 22 points from Kacee Hockenberry.
Graessle reaches 2,000, but Dragons lose
COLUMBUS – Joe Graessle scored 16 points, putting him over 2,000 for his collegiate career, but it was a consolation prize of sorts for the senior and his teammates, who fell at Ohio Dominican 80-68.
The Dragons (7-12, 3-11) had a 40-37 advantage at halftime, and upped their lead to 51-42 after a Graessle free throw with 15:41 to go.
But TU’s offense fell off after that, as it shot about 20 percent in the final 15 minutes. They finished the second half just 8 of 29 in the second half.
“We shot poorly in the last 15 minutes; we shot 20 percent,” TU coach Jerry Buccilla said. “You don’t put the ball in the hole, you can’t beat anybody.”
Khaleal McCormick led TU with 21 points.
The Panthers who improved to 5-14, 3-12.