ST. MARYS — Efficiency ruled the night for the surging Celina Bulldogs in a 62-40 win over the St. Marys boys basketball team on Friday night.
Celina hit eight of the first nine shots it took and went 15 of 18 (83 percent) from the floor in the first half to build a 10-point halftime lead. The Bulldogs then wore on the Roughriders with a suffocating brand of defense.
NEW KNOXVILLE — The New Bremen Cardinals came through in crunch time once again.
The Cardinals got their post-game going, took care of the basketball and hit free throws down the stretch to hold on and defeat the New Knoxville Rangers 69-63 in a Midwest Athletic Conference game played at the Barn on Friday night.
CELINA — The St. Marys wrestling team cruised to a 63-21 win over Elida before Bath handed the Roughriders a 50-26 loss in the nightcap match at a Western Buckeye League super tri at Celina on Thursday night.
LEWISTOWN — The St. Marys wrestling team began state dual tournament action with a pair of close victories on Wednesday night at Indian Lake High School. The Roughriders edged out Bellefontaine 35-34 and Indian Lake 37-34.
The Roughriders advance to the regional semifinals and will face Wapakoneta next Wednesday night at 5 p.m. at a site to be determined. The winner of the St. Marys-Wapakoneta match advance to the regional championship match against the winner of Wauseon and Toledo Central Catholic 20 minutes after the semifinal matches.
WAPAKONETA — The New Knoxville girls basketball team used a good post-game offense and a stout defense to hold the Wapakoneta Redskins to seven second half points to defeat the Redskins 57-28 Tuesday evening at Wapakoneta.
The Rangers outscored Wapakoneta 30-7 in the second half.