Stone, Carey erupt in third quarter vs. SE
ATTICA — Hayden Stone sparked a big third quarter Friday as Carey rolled past Seneca East 77-52 in Northern 10 Athletic Conference play.
Stone had just six points in the first half — all in the opening period — to help the Blue Devils enter the break up 31-19.
He then popped in 14 points in the third period to help Carey enjoy a 30-23 scoring advantage in the quarter. Stone ended with a game-high 28 points and 10 rebounds.
Isaiah Hoepf and Cade Crawford each netted 14 more points for Carey (8-3, 6-1 N10) and Hayden Nash tossed in seven. Hoepf also handed out five assists
The Tigers (3-9, 2-7) got 14 points from Andrew Kalb, 11 from Andy Bauman, eight from Jake Forehand and seven from Jake Siesel.
3-pointers fuel Rams in rout
UPPER SANDUSKY — Going by the records entering the night, the game featured the top two teams in the Northern 10 Athletic Conference.
Once they tipped off, the distance between 1 and 2 was vast.
Upper Sandusky collected six of its eventual 13 made 3-pointers in the first period en route to thumping Colonel Crawford 69-40.
Mason Vent and Cameron McCreary each connected on two 3-pointers in the first eight minutes and Evan Young and Brett Montgomery both added another to help the Rams vault out to a 26-5 lead at the first stop.
All four ended up making at least three 3-pointers for Upper Sandusky (12-1, 8-0 N10), who led 38-14 at halftime.
Vent finished with a game-high 22 points, Young tossed in 17 and McCreary and Montgomery both tallied 11.
Jordan Fenner’s 12 points keyed the Eagles (9-3, 6-2). Chase Walker added 10 points and Gavin Feichtner had nine.
Bruno, Panthers roar back in second half
BASCOM — Myles Bruno caught fire in the second half Friday and Sandusky St. Mary held Hopewell-Loudon to one point in overtime to claim a 55-49 Sandusky Bay Conference River Division win.
Hopewell-Loudon (9-4, 6-3 SBC) seemed in control at the start, grabbing a 17-11 lead at the first stop and using Jordyn Jury’s 14 points in the second period to enjoy a 33-21 advantage.
However, Bruno scored 11 points in the third period to help the Panthers double up H-L 14-7 in that eight-minute stretch.
That helped St. Mary (7-6, 5-4) cut the deficit to 40-35, and Bruno tossed in another six points in the fourth quarter as part of a 13-8 scoring advantage to knot the game at 48.
The Panthers clamped down from there, outscoring H-L 7-1 in the extra period to get the win.
Bruno ended with 26 points and six steals, Gus Roth scored 10 points, Dylan Christian had seven points and Nate Roesch grabbed nine rebounds.
Jury paced H-L with 18 points and seven rebounds, Kyle Rumschlag tallied 11 points, Carter Coffman had nine points and Carter Ritchey snared three steals.
Surge in second fuels Fliers
CLYDE — Clyde dominated the second quarter and pulled away from there Saturday to drop winless Vermilion 58-47 in a Sandusky Bay Conference Lake Division game.
Vermilion (0-13, 0-7 SBC) led 19-13 at the first stop, but Clyde outscored the Sailors 14-4 in the second quarter for a 27-23 halftime lead, then outscored them 31-24 in the second half.
Jaden Cook paced the Fliers (5-4, 4-1) with 15 points, Carson Rieman and Jack Morrison both had 10 points, and Johnny Marshall ended with eight points and seven rebounds. Kaiden Olson dished four assists.
Zack Jones and Zach Kovach each netted 15 points for Vermilion and Matt Seagart added 11.
Senecas race away from Lakers
LAKESIDE — Calvert stormed off after the first quarter Friday, turning a close game into a 71-52 Sandusky Bay Conference River Division win against Danbury.
The Senecas (10-2, 7-2 SBC) led just 14-12 after the first quarter, but outscored the Lakers 49-24 over the next two periods.
Nick Seifert led the charge with 28 points, 12 rebounds and three steals.
Jack Shultz added 14 points and Nolan Beeker tossed in 10. Garret Spaun hauled in six rebounds and Blake Ronski and Mitch Nielsen each snared three steals.
Beau Buchanan’s 15 points paced the Lakers (0-13, 0-9), Tommy Owens tallied 10 and Kory Berhent and Tyler Murray both tossed in seven.