Roundup: Spencerville moves to 3-0 in boys basketball

FORT JENNINGS — Spencerville improved to 3-0 in boys high school basketball with a 68-36 victory Saturday night against Fort Jennings.

Dylan Smith had 19 points and Josh Henline and Blake Sommers each scored 15 for the Bearcats. Jarron Swick had 20 points to lead the Musketeers.

Liberty-Benton 47,

Bluffton 30

BLUFFTON — Marek Donaldson had nine points and Kaden Lora scored eight for the host Pirates.

Arlington 84,

Temple Christian 57,

LIMA — Landon Callahan had 32 points and Caleb Kiser scored 10 for Temple Christian.

Ada 66, McComb 45

ADA — Carter Conley (21), Jaden Bankston (16) and Spencer Wall (11) each scored in double digits for the host Bulldogs.

Continental 59, Lincolnview 38

MIDDLE POINT — Mason Rayle (23), Konner Knipp-Williams (15) and Carson Etter (10) each scored in double digits for the Pirates. Austin Bockrath had 10 points to lead the Lancers.

St. Henry 76, Shawnee 63

ST. HENRY — Evan Bowers (27), Luke Beyke (22) and John Hartings (10) scored in double digits for the host Redskins. Will McBride had 15 points and Toby Freiberger and Beckett Bertke each scored 10 for the Indians.

Delphos St. John’s 57,

Elida 37

ELIDA — Cameron Elwer had 31 points and Landen Grothaus scored 13 for DSJ. Zori Island had 12 ponts and Seth Sharp scored eight for Elida.

Upper Scioto Valley 55, Kenton 46

KENTON — Maddox Underwood (22), Drew Stephens (14) and Alex Sanders (13) scored in double digits for USV. Colby Quay had 11 points for Tyson Lawrence scored nine for Kenton.

Russia 65, Minster 29

MINSTER — Cole Albers had nine points for the host Wildcats.


McCracken Invitational

SIDNEY — Versailles (313.5) won the team title with Wapakoneta (211), Shawnee (183) and Van Wert (176) finishing second through fourth in the 10 team event.

Wapakoneta’s Caden Mellott (113 pounds), Antwain Adams (138) and Corbin Mitchell (157), Van Wert’s Xavier Leal (120) and Shawnee’s Alejandro Reyes (126) and Preston Coppler (215) won their weight classes.

Elks Hoop Shoot

LIMA — Six area schools competed at the Elks Hoop Shooot at the Lima Community Church Axis Center.

Olivia Coil (girls 8-9) from Delphos St John’s, Shawnee Maplewood’s Kiara Smith (girls 10-11), Delphos Jefferson’s Brylee Geary (girls 12-13), St. Gerard’s Deontae Cowens Jr. (boys 8-9), Wapakoneta’s Rylan Smith (boys 10-11) and Keaton Elwer (boys 12-13) from Delphos St John’s each won their age divisions.

They advanced to the district competition to be held Sunday, Jan. 15, at The Ohio State University-Lima/Rhodes State College campus’ Cook Hall.

Boys bowling

Elida 2,513, Shawnee 2,430

LIMA — Luke Alexander had the high game (224) and Ryan Scheidler had the high two-game series (395) for Elida. Seth Gilbert had the high game (231) and series (402) for Shawnee at 20th Century Lanes.

Viking Shootout

COLUMBUS — Lima Senior finished 10th out of 19 teams with a 3,482 total behind first-place Newark (4,087). Cooper Twining posted a 213-166-197 — 576 and Peyton Rader finished with a 139-247-189 — 575 led the Spartans.

Girls bowling

Viking Shootout

COLUMBUS — Celina (3,319) was third and Lima Senior (1,681) was 11th in the 19 team competition behind first-place Bellefontaine (3,455).

Celina’s Amielle Abner had a fifth-place 199-172-222 — 593 and Lima Senior’s Tatum Twining produce a 145-168-179 — 492 to lead their respective teams.

Shawnee 2,140, Elida 1,737

No individual information was reported about this encounter by deadline.



ADA — No. 20-ranked Ohio Northern won three weight class titles and finished first out of 13 teams at the ONU Invitational at the ONU Sports Center Fieldhouse.

The Polar Bears (10-0 overall) scored 198.5 points. No. 22 Lycoming (Pa.) was second with 173.5 points, No. 11 Olivet (Mich.) was third with 155.5 points and Adrian (Mich.) was fourth with 91 points.

No. 10-ranked and Ada graduate Chase Sumner (149 pounds), No. 2-ranked Jacob Reed (141) and Wapakoneta grad Colin Mellott (125) all won their weight classes to lead ONU.

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