Tornadoes roll on senior night
Columbian’s three seniors each picked up big wins and the Tornadoes claimed four other matches Thursday in a 37-18 win against Mohawk on senior night.
Andrew Branson captured the 126-pound bout by pin, 138-pounder Caden Blust earned a 16-1 technical fall win and Kaeden Hatley took the 170-pound match with a 20-8 major decision.
Other Columbian wins came from Brody Conley’s first-period pin at 145 pounds, Joey Simcoe’s 14-0 major decision win at 182 pounds, 195-pounder Kane Mears getting a pin in the second period, and Zach Paulus earning a forfeit victory at 113 pounds.
OAK HARBOR — Clay Moore won the Lake Division boys diving title Thursday on the first day of the Sandusky Bay Conference Championships swim meet.
Moore scored 314.75 points for his championship, with runner-up Wyatt Schmidt of Sandusky Perkins tallying 249.65 points.
Columbian teammates Myrick Hill (243.35) and Trevor McCarthy (242.2) finished third and fourth, with Collin Burkett (188.35) taking seventh.
The meet continues Saturday at 10 a.m. with the swimming portion.
In the girls meet, Columbian’s Kailey Windsor (247.6) and Sierra Steinmetz (217.5) claimed fifth and sixth.
Josie Andres of Perkins won the title with 324.9 points.
Bulldogs overwhelm FHS
FOSTORIA — Sammi Mikonwicz popped in 25 points and two teammates combined for another 21 Thursday as Rossford powered past Northern Buckeye Conference foe Fostoria 65-43.
Katie Glowacki backed Mikonwicz with 11 points and Madalyn Dunne tossed in 10 for the Bulldogs (9-3, 7-1 NBC).
Tyriana Settles scored 11 points for the Redmen, but none of her teammates scored more than six.
Arrows point TU in wrong direction
PEPPER PIKE — Paige Salisbury didn’t do too much scoring Thursday in Ursuline’s 83-70 win over Tiffin University.
The senior guard had only six points.
But Salisbury did almost everything else, dishing out eight assists and grabbing 12 rebounds, both team highs as the Arrows improved to 5-9.
Ky Crevison made four 3-pointers and finished with a team-high 20 points for Ursuline, while Emily Poling made five 3s on her way to 15 points. Julia Cardwell and Kaylin Burdick each added 12 points for the Arrows.
Tiffin (3-11) lost its fourth straight game. It was paced by Aarion Nichols, who had 14 points and 10 rebounds to go with four assists, and by Ali Schirmer, who had four 3-pointers and finished with 14 points. Allie Miller registered 11 points for the Dragons.
Ursuline took control of the game early, leading 20-13 after one quarter, and holding a 45-30 edge at the break.
Tiffin outscored the Arrows 40-38 over the final two quarters.