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NEW BREMEN — Lima Central Catholic defeated New Bremen 66-40 on Friday night behind 18 points from Billy Taflinger.
Taflinger finished with 18 points for LCC, while Ty O’Connor scored 11. Bruce Hodges and Tre'on Johnson added 8 apiece.
Friday, December 9
State Football Attendance Up: The OHSAA state football finals got a bump in attendance this season, drawing 48,695 fans to the sites at Massillon and Canton last weekend, the OHSAA announced on Friday.
That number was nearly 13,000 more people than last year's attendance.
Three teams from the Midwest Athletic Conference and Western Buckeye League played in state championship games, with Marion Local winning the Division VI crown and Coldwater and Kenton losing in the Division V and IV finales, respectively.
NEW KNOXVILLE — The New Knoxville girls basketball team built up a lead early and held off the St. Henry Redskins 45-33 in a MAC contest on Thursday night at the Barn.
“We got out in front of them in the key part of the game at the beginning,” Rangers head coach Tim Hegemier said. “We started out strong and got a 10 or 12 point lead and it helps, but we have to be ready to play.”
Paige Lehman scored 21 points and had six rebounds in the game for New Knoxville.
Hey I Remember That!
50 Years Ago This Week – 1961
NEW BREMEN — Rob Messick resigned as head varsity football coach at New Bremen, the school’s board of education announced at its meeting on Thursday night.
Gary Jones, New Bremen athletic director, said on Thursday morning that Messick resigned "a couple weeks after the season."
Messick coached the Cardinals for five seasons, compiling a 12-38 record. His Cardinal teams went 8-31 in Midwest Athletic Conference play.
New Bremen finished the season 0-10, 0-8 in the Midwest Athletic Conference this season.
Erika Thornsberry - Lipscomb
NASHVILLE — Erika Thornsberry, a Lipscomb freshman and a St. Marys Memorial grad, scored four points and grabbed three rebounds for the Bison in a 95-53 loss to the 17th-ranked Tar Heels of North Carolina on Wednesday night.
Thornsberry has played in all 10 games, getting two starts. She averages 3.4 points and two rebounds per game.
Lipscomb is 2-8 on the season and hosts Ole Miss next Friday night.
WBL teams' record on Friday, Dec. 2: 5-1
WBL teams' record on Saturday, Dec. 4: 3-6
Best of the Weekend: Defiance's Anthony Kidston scored 27 points in Defiance's 78-68 win over Napoleon on Saturday night.