Fast start fuels Upper Sandusky against Bucyrus
Fast start fuels Rams
UPPER SANDUSKY — Upper Sandusky raced out to a 19-2 lead over Bucyrus after the first stop and didn’t let up Saturday as the Rams topped the Redmen 72-40 in Northern 10 Athletic Conference play.
Jevon Dible led the charge for the Rams (16-3, 12-1 N10) with 20 points, while Trevor Clifford and Andrew Kurtz each had 11 and Levi Malone and Brett Montgomery both ended with 10.
Kyle Hamm led the Redmen (2-16, 1-12) with nine points and both Lucas Kazinski and Ryan Evans had eight.
past Blue Devils
NEW WASHINGTON — Max Loy turned in a solid game and Buckeye Central dominated at the foul line Saturday in a 53-47 Northern 10 Athletic Conference win against Carey.
Loy led the way with 23 points, ending 9 for 10 at the line to help Buckeye Central turn in a 24-for-30 effort on foul shots. He also tallied seven rebounds and three assists.
Dalton Sheaffer also had a good night at the line, going 11 for 13 there en route to 18 points for the Bucks (5-13, 5-8 N10). He also snared three steals.
Darren Wurm backed them with six rebounds.
Hayden Stone paced the Blue Devils (12-6, 7-6) with 11 points and 12 rebounds.
Griffin Summit added 10 points and seven boards and Cody Luzader turned in 10 points and three assists.
Surge in second
NEW RIEGEL — Clyde turned around the momentum in the second quarter and Derick Harrah popped in a game-high 24 points Saturday in a 66-53 win against New Riegel.
The Fliers (13-6) trailed 16-12 at the first stop, but used a 22-9 burst in the second to take control.
Cam Farrar and Seth Hohman both backed Harrah with 10 points, and Carson Rieman scored nine more for Clyde.
Ben Dryfuse netted 10 points for Blue Jackets (10-8), who suffered their fourth loss in a row. Cole Noftz, Austin Lescallett and Bryce Hohman each added eight points. Dylan Smith tallied six rebounds and five assists. Lescallett snared four steals.
half lifts Warriors
SYCAMORE — Seneca East got the better of Mohawk in the first half Saturday, as the Tigers led 23-18 at the half.
It was a different story in the second half as the Warriors outscored Seneca East 42-31 to win the Northern 10 Athletic Conference contest, 60-54.
Keith Jenkins dropped in a game-high 21 points for the Warriors (13-5, 11-3 N10). Kaiden Hammer chipped in 12 points and Zach Hayman ended with 10.
Alex Forehand led the way for the Tigers (10-8, 6-8) with 18 points, while Tyler Turek recorded 16 points and nine rebounds and TJ Pugh finished with 12 points.
over Big Red
PLYMOUTH — Trey Ruhlman couldn’t be stopped Saturday as he dropped in a game-high 31 points for Bellevue in a 64-53 non-league win over Plymouth.
Bellevue held a 27-26 halftime lead, but slipped away with a 20-12 third quarter.
Backing Ruhlman was Caleb Marshall with 13 points and Jake Waskielis with 11.
The Redmen (10-8) had the advantage at the foul line, going 14 of 22, compared to 8 of 10 for the Big Red (9-10).
Dylan Osborne popped in 17 points, while Kade Collins ended with 15 for the Big Red.
Tigers’ offense too much for Stockaders
NORTH BALTIMORE — North Baltimore scored 20-plus points in three quarters against Old Fort Saturday as the Tigers rolled over the Stockaders 80-61 in non-league play.
The Tigers (14-3) held a 35-28 lead at the half and then a 23-12 third-quarter advantage blew the game open.
Levi Gazarek led the Tigers with 22 points.
Jacob Webb had a game-high 24 points for Old Fort (10-8) as he also pulled down six rebounds and dished out four assists. Mason Salas tacked on 14 points and seven rebounds, Zach DeWese scored nine points and Luke Wagner finished with eight points.
The Stockaders turned the ball over 20 times, compared to 15 for North Baltimore.