Archive - Dec 2013 - Sports Article
NEW KNOXVILLE — Versailles rallied from an early fourth quarter deficit to emerge from a defensive battle against the New Knoxville girls basketball team 32-29 on Thursday night.
With the game tied at 26-26, Christa Puthoff scored on a second-chance putback with 36 seconds left.
On the ensuing possession with 16 seconds left, New Knoxville was called for an illegal screen to give the ball back to Versailles. Rachel Kremer was fouled and made both charity tosses for a 30-26 lead.
ST. MARYS — Shawnee made a lot of shots in the third quarter and the Indians usually corralled the ones that did miss the mark in a 54-34 win over the St. Marys girls basketball team on Thursday at Memorial High School.
Shawnee (2-4, 1-1 WBL) grabbed 18 offensive rebounds in the game and exploded for 25 points in the third quarter to win its first Western Buckeye League game.
Thursday, Dec. 12
Western Buckeye League
Shawnee at St. Marys
Celina at Bath
Defiance at Elida
Kenton at Wapakoneta
O-G at Van Wert
Midwest Athletic Conference
VAN WERT — The St. Marys wrestling team swept a pair of matches at a Western Buckeye League super tri at Van Wert High School on Tuesday night. The Roughriders opened the night with a 59-21 over Ottawa-Glandorf and then handled Van Wert 48-28.
“The team made a lot of good choices from top to bottom,” St. Marys assistant coach Tim Heisey said. “They seemed to move constantly. That’s the key. We’ve just got to keep moving, moving, moving.”
Tuesday, Dec. 10
St. Marys at Van Wert Tri
Bath at Anna
Celina at Versailles
Defiance Clinic Classic
Marysville at Kenton
Liberty-Benton at Shawnee
Van Wert at Spencerville
Wapakoneta at Allen East
UNION CITY — The Minster girls basketball team emptied the bench and spread 75 points between 13 different players in a 75-34 win over Mississinawa Valley on Monday night.
The Wildcats improved to 4-0. They will travel to St. Henry on Thursday for another Midwest Athletic Conference game.
Kayla Richard led Minster with 16 points, the lone Wildcat in double figures. Claire Fischer hit three 3-pointers for nine points, along with nine points from Logan Arnold and eight points from Lauren Roetgerman.
MASSILLON — Marion Local's 33-0 win over Trimble in the Division VII state title game on Saturday made the Flyers the seventh school in Ohio High School Athletic Association history to win three or more consecutive titles, joining Cincinnati Moeller, Cleveland St. Ignatius, Delphos St. John’s, Newark Catholic, Versailles and Youngstown Ursuline
“It means a lot to us and our community,” Marion Local quarterback Adam Bertke said. “Just to be out there with those top schools, it’s an awesome honor.”
NEW BREMEN — Things started clicking for the St. Marys Roughriders during the second quarter of Saturday night’s game at New Bremen. St. Marys got its hands in the passing lanes, started draining shots and eventually opened up a double-digit second-half lead that it nursed through the fourth quarter for a 50-39 win over the Cardinals.
St. Marys’ ended its three-game opening gauntlet against top Midwest Athletic Conference teams with a win — and a double-digit victory at that.
ANNA – It came down to a put back basket by Andrew Arnett with two seconds left to put the New Knoxville Rangers basketball team over the hump Saturday evening and give the Rangers a 59-57 victory over the Anna Rockets in a non-league game played at Anna.
MINSTER 64, SIDNEY LEHMAN 51
MINSTER—Minster head coach Mike Lee said it best after his team downed Lehman Catholic 64-51.
“I just told the kids there are going to be nights that are not pretty and there were some rough moments, but it is better to be rough on the winning side then on the down side,” said Lee.
Austin Brackman and Brandon Hoying scored 12 points apiece. Eli Wolf had 11 points.