ST. MARYS — The St. Marys boys basketball team might’ve grabbed the momentum that eluded the Roughriders for the first few weeks of the season.
The Roughriders' switch to man-to-man defense held Indian Lake to just one second-quarter point and St. Marys excelled in their half-court offense to pull away for a 56-35 win on Saturday night at Memorial High School.
NEW KNOXVILLE — Dan Hegemier’s New Knoxville Rangers were unbeatable on their home floor during a run of three straight 20-win regular seasons in the mid 2000s, with a long list of memorable wins during a 63-game regular season winning streak.
In his second return to The Barn as head coach of the St. Marys Roughriders on Friday night, Hegemier added another signature win on that floor.
ST. MARYS — The St. Marys boys basketball team looked like it was on the cusp of running away with Saturday night’s game against Marion Local, holding a a nine-point lead in the waning minutes of the third quarter. Instead, it was the Flyers who ended up speeding away.
Marion Local outscored St. Marys 18-5 in the fourth quarter with a momentum-shifting defensive change to fullcourt pressure and a 3-2 zone and knocked off the Roughriders 45-38.
ST. MARYS — Only one 3-pointer went down for the St. Marys boys basketball team all Friday night. It happened to be the one that sparked the Roughriders’ run away from Kenton for a 56-42 Western Buckeye League victory.