OTTAWA — The St. Marys wrestling team finished off an 8-1 run through the Western Buckeye League dual matches with a pair of wins against Ottawa-Glandorf and Van Wert on Thursday night at Robert J. Hermiller Gymnasium in Ottawa.
The Roughriders drubbed Ottawa-Glandorf 77-3 in the opening match and then beat Van Wert, 50-22, in their WBL dual match finale.
“We wrestled pretty well most of the time,” St. Marys head coach Larry Gruber said.
ST. MARYS — Coldwater built a 14-point halftime lead and then held off St. Marys’ second-half run to post a 46-37 road win on Saturday at Memorial High School.
Coldwater won its 10th game of the season and won its fourth straight.
The Cavaliers appeared to be sailing towards that victory until St. Marys turned to full-court pressure in the second half and whittled the Cavalier lead down to 31-26 by scoring the first nine points of the second half. Coldwater committed five turnovers in the first three minutes of the third quarter.
CELINA — Celina’s defensive pressure took its toll midway through the second half, as a physically and mentally fatigued St. Marys squad turned the ball over and watched the Bulldogs turn the miscues into points.
Celina wore down the Roughriders and pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 71-52 win at a packed Celina Fieldhouse on Friday night. It’s the seventh straight win for Celina over St. Marys, a winning streak that dates back to 2005.
NEW KNOXVILLE – The Delphos St. John’s boys basketball team used a good first half to get a lead against the New Knoxville Rangers and they rode that in the second half to defeat the Rangers 65-47 in a key MAC game played at The Barn.
The Blue Jays led 18-7 after one quarter and 40-19 at the half.