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.
NEW BREMEN — A three minute stretch midway through the third quarter allowed the Versailles Tigers to close up a deficit and by the end of the quarter grab a three-point lead. The Tigers hit free throws down the stretch to defeat New Bremen 58-47 Friday night.
ST. MARYS — St. Henry’s first half was a messy affair, full of fouls on defense to go with a clunky offense. The first several possessions of the second half erased all that for the Redskins.
St. Henry scored the first 11 points of the third quarter to break things open after St. Marys had closed to within one at the half and the Redskins earned a 56-42 non-conference win at Memorial High School.
St. Henry outscored the Riders 17-6 in the third quarter to take a 42-30 lead into the fourth.
WAPAKONETA — Celina rallied in the late stages of its match against the St. Marys wrestling team at Thursday night’s super-tri at Wapakoneta, earning a pair of key pins and a void in three of the last four classes to eek out a 36-34 win over the rival Roughriders.
St. Marys senior safety Jared Knous earned Special Mention Associated Press All-Ohio honors in Divison III on Tuesday.
Knous, who led the Western Buckeye League with eight interceptions and was named First Team All-WBL and all-district, also led St. Marys with 71 tackles. He broke up 10 passes attempts, caused two fumbles, recovered two fumbles and blocked two kicks.