Crimson Flashes sweep Stockader bowlers
WILLARD — Old Fort’s Hayden Tarris had the best individual day, but Willard swept the matches Thursday, beating the Stockaders 2,478-1,939 in the boys contest and 2,538-1,304 in the girls match.
Tarris rolled games of 200 and 214 for a 414 series for the Stockaders.
Old Fort also got a 254 series from Charles Bryant, 227 series from Dylan Habisen and 196 series from Shayne Yeager. Elijah Hopple rolled an 86 game and Joe Brumbaugh had a 101 game.
Drew Ericson’s 384 series led the Crimson Flashes and Kabel Schmidt added a 326. Willard also got single game scores of 192 from Riley Barnett, 170 from Jayson Bruner and 142 from Austin Wallace in the first game, and 173 from Wyatt Fullard and 144 from Andrew Scholes in the second game.
Willard also won the baker game section by a 795-665 margin.
In the girls match, Willard had four players roll 335 or better series — Lynnzee Smith 399, Sage Ott 372, Abigail Kenestrick 337, Emily Jenkins 335 — in its victory.
Jillian Ericson added a 169 game for the Crimson Flashes and Carissa Metcalfe had a 140.
Courtney Burd’s 260 series topped Old Fort, followed by Amy Corfman’s 223, Kiara Contreras’ 175 and Leynnyn Druckenmiller’s 143.
Sierra Cobb (47) and Kate Drown (86) also competed for the Stockaders.
Willard took the baker game portion by a 786-406 margin.
through for first win
NEW WASHINGTON — Bucyrus got to the line more and made the most of it Thursday, battling past Northern 10 Athletic Conference foe Buckeye Central 59-56 for its first win of the year.
The Redmen (1-10, 1-6 N10) went 15 of 19 at the line while Buckeye Central (2-8, 1-5) ended 8 of 10 there.
Both teams made four 3-pointers, with the Bucks adding just two more makes inside the arc than Bucyrus.
Each team had plenty of contributors.
Joey Ragar scored a game-high 19 points for Bucyrus and Nick Middleton added 18 points, seven rebounds, four assist and three steals. Mike Wise had a double-double of 11 points and 10 rebounds, and Lucas Kozinski netted nine points.
The Bucks got 17 points and 11 rebounds from Brady Kerschner. Alex Kanney chipped in 10 points and five assists, Nick Ramey scored eight points, Tyler Rose had seven points and four assists, Jake Heefner tallied 10 boards and three blocks and Damian Dean hauled in eight rebounds.
Royals Crall past Tigers
BUCYRUS — Josh Crall scored 10 of his game-high 25 points in the fourth quarter to help Wynford rally for a 55-51 Northern 10 Athletic Conference win Thursday against Seneca East.
Crall and Royals (8-3, 6-1 N10) ended the third quarter clinging to a 39-38 lead, but outscored Seneca East 16-13 in the final period to secure the win.
Andy Bauman’s 17 points topped the Tigers (2-8, 2-6). Luke Stockmaster added nine points and Andrew Kalb added seven.
Blue Devils surge past Rockets
CAREY — Carey controlled the first quarter and dominated in the third Thursday en route to thumping Ridgedale 51-31 in Northern 10 Athletic Conference play.
The Blue Devils (5-3, 4-1 N10) led 15-6 at the first stop and used a 20-7 surge in the third to enter the final period up 41-21.
Hayden Stone led the charge with 28 points and nine rebounds for Carey. Hayden Nash scored eight points and Cade Crawford dished six assists.
Clayton Lust’s 14 points keyed the Rockets (3-7, 1-5), Adam Beard scored seven points and Michael Burns grabbed six rebounds.