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.
MARION LOCAL 67, NEW BREMEN 58
NEW BREMEN — Division IV’s eighth-ranked Flyers built a 22-point lead while swatting a dozen New Bremen shot attempts and then staved off a spirited Cardinal rally in the fourth quarter to earn a 67-58 win in Midwest Athletic Conference play. New Bremen senior Manger scored a game-high 24 points
Marion Local's Luke Knapke had a double-double with 16 points double-digit rebounds. Ryan Bruns added 13 points and Cole Griesdorn had 12 points.
St. Marys' Shania Taylor finished with 13 points and 12 rebounds but left with an injury. Carly Buzzard had 12 points for Wapakoenta.
FORT RECOVERY 53, NEW KNOXVILLE 40
The loss drops New Knoxville from atop the MAC standings with one game to go. Three players for Fort Recovery scored in double figures. Siefring led the Indians with 14 points and Jocelyn Kaiser and Grace Thien each scored 11 points. Meg Reineke led New Knoxville with 12 points and Kenzie Schroer had 10 points.