NEW BREMEN 64, FORT RECOVERY 55
COLDWATER — The New Bremen Cardinals survived a rough second quarter and made their free throws down the stretch to advance in the Division IV sectional tournament with a 64-55 victory over the Fort Recovery Indians at Coldwater. The Cardinals (13-8) will advance to the sectional championship on Friday at 8:00 against the Ada Bulldogs. Carson Manger led the Cardinals with 21 points and nine rebounds and Nolan Fox had 14 points.
ROSSFORD — St. Marys sophomore Austin Cook rolled a 675 series and qualified for the Division II boys state bowling tournament on Friday at Interstate Lanes in Rossford.
Cook will bowl at next Saturday’s state championship meet at Wayne Webb’s Columbus Bowl after bowling games of 258, 170 and 247 for a 675 total that was the fourth-best individual score at the district tournament and the third-best for a bowler who is not on a team advancing to state.
NEW KNOXVILLE 51, MINSTER 50
MINSTER – Logan Leffel’s putback as the buzzer sounded gave the New Knoxville Rangers a 51-50 victory over the Minster Wildcats in the final regular season game for both teams on Friday night. New Knoxville’s Jalen Fullenkamp had a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds. Andrew Arnett added 16 points. Minster seniors Gabe Goodwin and Matt Trushaw each had 13 points.
ST. MARYS 69, SHAWNEE 58
SPENCERVILLE —The Roughriders turned up the defense in the second half and had four players reach double-figures in a 69-58 Divisoin II sectional semifinal victory over the Shawnee Indians, their first tournament win since 2011. Erika Angstmann led the Riders with 26 points and 10 rebounds. Quincy Rable had 18 points and nine rebounds. Lindi Cisco had 13 points and seven rebounds and Sydney Cisco had 10 points. St. Marys plays Wapakoneta on Saturday at 8 p.m.
SPENCERVILLE 66, NEW BREMEN 61
SPENCERVILLE — Spencerville had four players in double figures. Jacob Meyer led with 13 points followed by Damien Corso, Zach Goecke and Bailey Croft each had 12 points.
Carson Manger led the Cardinals with 21 points and Deion Hoehne had 18 points.
OTTAWA-GLANDORF 59, ST. MARYS 51
OTTAWA — The Titans got a big lift from the 3-point shooting of Brad Recker (14 points) and the rest of its bench (26 points) and held off the Roughriders 59-51 on Friday night at Hermiller Gymnasium. Point guard Nathan Wilker led the Roughriders with 12 points.
COLDWATER 76, NEW KNOXVILLE 62
NEW KNOXVILLE — A hot start by Coldwater allowed the Cavaliers to jump to a 42-19 halftime lead. Andrew Arnett scored 24 points for New Knoxville.