DELPHOS – Delphos St. John’s received 20 points from guard Curtis Geise and the Blue Jays posted a 65-51 boys basketball win over Fort Recovery at Robert Arnzen Gymnasium.
Ryan Buescher scored 14 points with two 3-pointers for the Blue Jays. Ryan Koester had 10 points and two 3-pointers. Seth Bockey scored eight.
Wade Gelhaus ledFortRecoverywith 19 points. Elijah Kahlig scored 13.
Delphos St.John’s is 3-1, 1-0 in the MAC.FortRecoveryis 4-1, 0-1 in the MAC.
SPENCERVILLE – Spencerville coach Kevin Sensabaugh became the all-time leading boys basketball coach in school history with 129 wins. He broke the mark of coach Shackelford, who had 128 wins from 1935 to 1947.
Ben Bowers led the Bearcats with 18 points. Derek Goecke scored 17 points, while Zach Goecke added 16.
Austin Dumbaugh pacedAdawith 15 points.
The Bearcats led 18-9 after the first quarter and 38-25 at the half.
Spencerville is 2-3, whileAdais 1-3.
MARION–TempleChristian’s Justin Kroehler tossed in 21 points, while Evan Sutton added 16 points to power the Pioneers over Marion Catholic.
Taylor Zwiebel added 10 points forTemple.
Kroehler also had 10 rebounds and six assists for the Pioneers. Sutton added seven rebounds.
Marion Catholic’s Tate Morgan scored 21 points with four 3-pointers.
The Pioneers are 3-2, 1-0 in the NWCC. Marion Catholic is 1-3, 0-1 in the NWCC.
Van Wert 42,Shawnee40
SHAWNEETOWNSHIP – Van Wert’s A.J. Smith scored 14 points as the Cougars held offShawneeat Lappin Gymnasium.
Matt Bidlack added nine points for the Cougars.
Van Wert led 21-20 at the half and 27-24 after three quarters.
Jay Thomas led the Indians with 13 points. Thomas Nolte scored 12.
Van Wert is 3-1, 1-0 in the WBL.Shawneeis 1-3, 0-1 in the WBL.
DEFIANCE–Bathkept its record perfect at 5-0 with a victory atDefiance. It was the opening game for boys in the Western Buckeye League.
Defianceis 1-1, 0-1 in the WBL.
Taren Sullivan led the Wildcats with 21 points. Conner Rockhold added 13, while Logan Rockhold had nine.
Katwan Singleton scored 21 forDefiance.
Ottawa-Glandorf 71, Celina 63
CELINA – Ottawa-Glandorf center Noah Bramlage scored 31 points to power the Titans over Celina at the Celina Fieldhouse.
Michael Rosebrock added 19 points for the Titans.
Braden Billger led Celina with 20 points. Aric Fickert scored 13, while Ryan Hoyng had 11.
Pandora-Gilboa 57, Hardin Northern 32
DOLA – Pandora-Gilboa’s Seth Schmenk scored 20 points in the Rockets’ victory over Hardin Northern.
Storm Drumm led the Polar Bears with 16 points and four 3-pointers.
Leipsic 89, Cory-Rawson 50
Leipsic had balanced scoring, led by Devin Mangas’ 20 points to lead the Vikings over Cory-Rawson.
Caleb Barrera added 15 points, while Derek Steffan and Zach Kuhlman both scored 10 for the Vikings.
Tyler Harris led Cory-Rawson with 24 points.
Leipsic won the boards, 39-11. The Vikings’ Leo Gerdeman had eight boards.
Paulding 66, Allen East 57
HARROD -- Allen East shot 55 percent from the field, but finished the game with six players after a player went out with a concussion.
Paulding’s Kyle Kauser led the way with 23 points and six 3-pointers. Lance Foor scored 11.
The Mustangs were led by Clay Plaugher’s 17 points. Tanner Richardson scored 14 points and pulled down 13 rebounds. Matt Shuey scored 12.
Paulding is 4-2, 1-0 in the NWC. Allen East is 0-4, 0-1 in the NWC.
FortJennings50, Ottoville 36
FORTJENNINGS-- Brandon Kohli tossed in 18 points to pave the way forFortJennings’ victory over Ottoville.
Nick VonSossan added 14 points for the Musketeers.
Ottoville andFortJenningsare both 1-4.
FortJenningswon the boards, 28-21.
St.Henry 65, Minster 43
ST.HENRY – St. Henry pulled away with a victory over Minster at St. Henry.
St.Henry led 19-14 after the first quarter and led 31-20 at the half.
Kyle Stahl led the Redskins with 14 points. Jordan Bender scored 12, while Ryan Mikesell had 10.
Brandon Hoying paced Minster with 10 points.
St.Henry won the boards, 26-19.
Lincolnview 52, Bluffton 39
BLUFFTON – Lincolnview’s Cade Carey scored 15 points, with two 3-pointers, to lift the Lancers past Bluffton.
Conner McCleery added 13 points, while Nick Leeth scored 11 for the Lancers.
Michael Donley led Bluffton with 17 points and two 3-pointers.
Kenton 48,St.Marys 40
KENTON – Kenton’s Grant Sherman scored 13 points, while Noah Furbush had 10 to lead the Wildcats pastSt.Marys.
Garet Fledderjohann led the Roughriders with 18 points and three 3-pointers. Quinn Zaerr had 11 points.
Kenton is 4-0.St.Mary is 0-3.
Crestview 62, Delphos Jefferson 33
DELPHOS – Crestview outscored Delphos Jefferson 23-9 in the third quarter to notch a victory at Delphos.
Tyson Bolenbaugh scored 19 points with six rebounds and three assists for the Knights. Cam Etzler scored 11, while Alec Heffner had eight.
Troy Smith paced Delphos Jefferson with 16 points.
The Knights shot 56 percent from the field, whileJeffersonhit only 39 percent. Crestview won the boards, 25-12.
NewBremen48, Parkway 20
NEWBREMEN– NewBremenran out to a 12-2 lead and coasted home to a victory over Parkway.
Carson Manger led New Bremen with 10 points, while Parker Manger and Justin Heitkamp both scored nine.
Parkway was led by Austin Dennison’s 11 points.
VERSAILLES–Versaillesposted a home win over New Knoxville.
Jake Allen had 15 points for the Rangers, while Isaac Kuntz scored 12.