Roundup: Bluffton, Allen East to play for tourney crown

BLUFFTON — Allen East and the host Pirates advanced Friday night to the championship game of the season opening Lewis Family McDonald’s Holiday Tournament at Bluffton High School.

The Mustangs defeated Cory-Rawson 63-46. Savana Brooks (22), Rilynn Jones (13) and Kennedy Truex (11) each scored in double digits for Allen East.

Bluffton defeated Arlington 59-43. Samantha Scoles and Ayla Grandey each had 15 points and Kendal Giesige (11) and Riley Eachus (10) also scored in double digits for the Pirates.

The tourney resumes at the same venue today with the consolation game at 2 p.m. followed by the championship encounter. Doors open at 1:30 p.m.

Kewpee Tip-Off Classic

BATH TOWNSHIP — The host Wildkittens and Bryan advanced to today’s championship game.

Bath defeated Versailles 50-41. Rachel Clark had 15 points and Elena Oliver scored 12 for the Wildkittens.

Bryan defeated Marion Local 46-33. Jenna Knapke led Marion Local with 19 points.

The consolation game between Versailles and Marion Local will be played at noon followed by the championship game at the same venue.

Other games

LCC 65, Ridgemont 19

LIMA — Olivia Stolly had 23 points and Emily Morrisey scored 12 for Lima Central Catholic. Kylie Shreve led Ridgemont with 13 points.

Miller City 56, Tinora 43

MILLER CITY — Grace Pfau (12), Jordan Schnipke (11) and Isabel Reyna (10) each scored in double digits for the host Wildcats.

Fairview 59, St. Marys 45

Morgan Hesse had 13 points and Reese Rable scored 11 for St. Marys.

Van Wert 51, Ottoville 44

VAN WERT — Sofi Houg had 19 points and Kyra Welch scored 15 for Van Wert. Elise Kramer had 15 points and Skylar Turnwald finished with eight points for Ottoville.

Leipsic 64,

Pandora-Gilboa 22

LEIPSIC — Whitney Langhals (20), Leah Kirkendall (12) and Abby Haselman (10) each scored in double digits for the Vikings in a encounter between Putnam County League members. Savannah Knueven had nine points to lead P-G.

Anna 48,

New Knoxville 17

ANNA — Ariyah Pfenning and Brynn Egbert each had four points for New Knoxville.

McComb 49, Ada 40

ADA — Olivia Burkhart had 13 points and Courtney Sumner scored 12 for Ada.

Parkway 53, South Adams 28

ROCKFORD — Paige Williams had 21 points and Allison Hughes scored 10 for Parkway.

Boys bowling

Celina 2,514, Marion Local 1,796

CELINA — Timmy Novitzke had the high game (212) and two-game series (381) for Celina at Plaza Lanes. Deacon Kemper led Marion Local with a 145 game and 288 series.


Men’s soccer

Hastings College 2, UNOH 1

MISHAWAKA, Ind. — The University of Northwestern Ohios (14-3-4) and the Hastings College (16-1-2) battled through conditions that included a snow delay in the first round of the NAIA National Championship tournament.

Jovaunn Ramos had UNOH’s goal.

Men’s basketball

Ohio Northern 88,

Randolph 81

WOOSTER — C.J. Napier had 22 points to lead the Ohio Northern men’s basketball team to a victory against Randolph (Va.) in the opening game of the Wooster Al Van Wie Classic at the Timken Gymnasium.

The Polar Bears (2-1 overall) advance to Saturday’s championship game at 4:30 pm against Wooster, which topped Mount Aloysius (Pa.) 86-56.

Landen Long added 14 points and Ottoville graduate Will Miller chipped in 12 points for ONU.

Reach The Lima News sports department at 567-242-0451.