Prep Basketball Roundup
NEW WASHINGTON – Upper Sandusky never got out of the gate against Buckeye Central as the Bucks rolled past the Rams, 56-27.
The Bucks never let up, outscoring Upper Sandusky 32-11 in the first half. The onslaught continued as Buckeye Central made an 18-6 run in the third quarter.
Austin Wurm posted the game high of 20 points for the Bucks. He was 7 for 11 on field goals with five 3-pointers. Cade Kaple went 4 for 6 from the field with three 3-pointers to add 11 points.
Wes Vent led the Rams with 10 points. Seth Frey added six points, while Cody Collins had five points and led the team with four rebounds.
Late run closes victory for SW
ATTICA- Thanks to a fourth-period surge, St. Wendelin turned back Seneca East in the closing moments of Friday night’s game, 63-57.
After being down 31-25 at the half, Seneca East’s Ethan Caudill put the heat on the Mohawks. He scored 28 points to keep the Tigers in the game.
A 16-7 run in the third period put Seneca East ahead 41-38. After a sluggish seven-point showing in the third, St. Wendelin caught fire to outscore the Tigers 25-16 in the final quarter to eke out a win.
The Mohawks were led by Gabe Walters who had 17 points. He was 7 for 10 from the field and 3 for 4 at the line. Peter Campbell was right behind Walters with 15 points on 5-for-5 shooting from the field and a 4-for-4 effort at the line.
FHS still seeking first NBC win
ELMORE – Drew Lewandowski and Grant Wies combined for 33 points Friday as Woodmore stormed past Northern Buckeye Conference foe Fostoria 71-57.
Lewandowski hit four 3-pointers on the way to 17 points and Wies scored 16 for the Wildcats (4-16, 4-9 NBC).
Eric Gruelich added 11 points and Phil Thorbahn tossed in eight.
Fostoria (2-17, 0-13) got a game-high 20 points from Jayden Stanton. Kaleb Bemis chipped in 11 points, but no other Redman scored more than five.
St. Wendelin wins without Troike
KANSAS – No one player makes a team, but without Kamryn Troike, St. Wendelin still powered forward to beat Lakota, 33-23.
Troike averaged 20.4 points until an injury kept her out of St. Wendelin’s game against the Raiders Friday night.
Allie Rutter stepped up her game in Troike’s absence to lead the Mohawks, shooting 4 for 6 from the floor en route to posting 11 points. Mackenzie McAfee added nine points and led the team in rebounds with nine. Hailee Burns chipped in six points and Edy Mowrey put up five.
Katie Park led everyone in scoring with 14 points for the Raiders.
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Tigers vault into win column
ATTICA – Hunter Saylors poured in 40 points and two teammates each netted at least 14 Friday as Seneca East snapped its 0-for-17 start to the season with a 102-57 Midland Athletic League whipping of Lakota.
Saylors led the charge, going 5 for 7 on 3-pointers and 17 for 23 overall from the field for the Tigers (1-17, 1-6 MAL). He also grabbed eight rebounds.
Jack Daniel added 20 points and Ethan Caudill registered 14 points, eight boards and five assists. Corey Coppes and Adam Hall tossed in nine points each, and Johnny Diehm dished five assists.
The Raiders (6-12, 1-7) got 18 points from Dakota Bowling and 10 each from Josh Kirkpatrick and Spencer King.
Too many Clyde weapons
MILAN – Three Clyde players netted at least 13 points in a 66-58 Sandusky Bay Conference win Friday over Edison.
Derek Gray’s 19 points sparked the Fliers (12-4, 7-3 SBC), Colin Gregory tossed in 16 and Eric Wiseman scored 13.
Harrison-led St. Joe rolls
FREMONT – Hunter Harrison registered a double-double and four teammates also scored in double digits Friday as Fremont St. Joe hammered Midland Athletic League foe St. Wendelin 76-54.
Harrison fueled the attack with 16 points, 14 rebounds and three assists.
Lucas Michael also scored 16 points for the Crimson Streaks (9-8, 6-1 MAL), Ben Linke added 14 points and four assists and Kyle Mercer chipped in 11 points.
Kyle Veleba backed them with nine points and three assists, Marcus Kerr tallied four assists and three steals and Ryan Williams had three assists. St. Joe finished with 21 assists as a team.
The Mohawks (6-10, 1-7) countered with Nick Root’s 19 points, three assists and three steals. Gabe Walters turned in 16 points and seven rebounds, and Brady Rutter had four assists.
Bulldogs bury FHS early
ROSSFORD – Rossford vaulted out 26-4 in the first quarter, kept Fostoria in single digits in the first half and blanked the Redmen in the third period Friday en route to a 73-18 Northern Buckeye Conference romp.
Derek Mack scored 18 points for the Bulldogs (12-4), who stayed tied atop the NBC standings with Lake at 9-1.
Jayden Stanton scored eight points for the Redmen (2-14, 0-10).
BC?girls bounce back big
NEW WASHINGTON – Buckeye Central rallied from a 12-point halftime deficit Friday to clip North Central Conference rival Riverdale, 50-48.
Riverdale entered halftime up 26-14, but the Bucks (8-11, 5-6 NCC) bounced back to cut the gap to 32-30 by the end of the third quarter and outscored the Falcons 20-16 in the fourth.
Brooke Karl’s 18 points paced Buckeye Central. Kilee Kimmel chipped in 13 points and Emily Weithman netted 11.
Jordan Wright tossed in 23 game-high points for Riverdale and Jenessa Taylor scored eight.