Columbian can’t catch Comets, loses 5th straight

GENOA — Genoa dominated the start of each half Saturday en route to beating Columbian 75-48.

The Comets (8-3) led 21-12 at the first stop and used a 22-14 surge in the third quarter to push their lead to 58-37.

Jared Akers tossed in 14 points and Braden Brown added 13 for the Tornadoes (2-9), who suffered their fifth loss in a row. Chase Frankhauser backed them with nine points.

Columbian lost for the fifth-straight time, and fell to 2-8.

Warriors outlast Bucks

NEW WASHINGTON — Neither team shot well, but Mohawk outscored Buckeye Central 12-4 off turnovers and held off the Bucks down the stretch Saturday to claim a 34-30 Northern 10 Athletic Conference win.

Zach Hayman and Keith Jenkins each netted 10 points for the Warriors (8-4, 7-2 N10). Chris Klopp hauled in 10 rebounds and Hayman snared five steals.

Mohawk went just 13 of 43 from the field, which included a 0-for-9 showing on 3-pointers, and ended just 8 for 21 at the line.

The Bucks (2-10, 2-7) went 12 for 40 from the field and 3 for 8 on foul shots.

Max Loy scored 11 points for Buckeye Central and Dalton Sheaffer added eight.

Rams take a

tumble on the road

LEXINGTON — Upper Sandusky and Lexington both had three players in double figures Saturday, but it was the Minutemen who came away with the 65-52 win.

Lexington led 34-26 at the half and stretched the lead after a 19-10 third quarter advantage.

Cade Stover led Lexington with 20 points, while Kyle Johnston added 18 and Josh Aiello ended with 14.

Upper Sandusky got 15 points from Jevon Dible, 14 from Evan Young and 12 by Mason Vent.