Roundup: Delphos St. John’s defeats No. 4 Crestview in boys basketball

DELPHOS — Cameron Elwer had 24 points for host St. John’s in its 48-43 boys high school basketball victory Saturday night against fourth-ranked Crestview.

Aaron Moenter finished with nine points also for DSJ (13-5). Mitch Temple had 14 points and Gavin Etzler scored 13 for Crestview (16-2).

Temple Christian 59,

McComb 50

LIMA — Landon Callahan had 24 points and Dawson Clay scored 17 for Temple Christian (9-10).

Bath 56,

New Knoxville 44

BATH TOWNSHIP — Cole Craddock had 21 points and Drake Craddock scored 19 for the host Wildcats (4-12). Troy Dwenger had 18 points and Andrew Leffel scored 11 for the Rangers (2-16).

Bluffton 70,

Riverdale 55

BLUFFTON — Marek Donaldson (23), Wade Ginther (14), Terron Boblitt (11) and John-Paul Yoder (10) scored in double digits for the host Pirates (10-7).

St. Marys 77,

Minster 34

ST. MARYS — Austin Parks (22), Evan An — gstmann (20) and Jace Turner (14) scored in double digits for the Roughriders. Ian Homan and Kole Richard each had 10 points for the Wildcats (3-17).

Findlay 51, Elida 27

ELIDA — David Etxkorn had 11 points and A’Mari Wash scored five for the host Bulldogs (7-11).

Bryan 43, Celina 37

CELINA — Grant Duncan had 15 points and Braylon Gabes scored nine for the host Bulldogs (3-16).

Arlington 73, Ada 37

ARLINGTON — Grant Preston had 11 points and Carter Conley scored seven for Ada (7-11).

Shawnee 57, Botkins 52

BOTKINS — Beckett Bertke (16), Austin Miller (15) and Toby Freiberger (10) each scored in double digits for the visiting Indians (8-10).

Continental 37, Montpelier 36

CONTINENTAL — Konner Knipp-Williams had 17 points and Jonathan Etter scored nine for the host Pirates (8-10).

Allen East 56, Fort Jennings 55

FORT JENNINGS — Keaton Lehman (22), Keaton Miller (14) and Carter Clum (11) were double digit scorers for the visiting Mustangs (10-6). Jacob Maag (19), Justin Swick (18) and Ian Howbert (13) each reached double figures for the Musketeers (4-16).

Van Wert 72, St. Henry 52

ST. HENRY — Aiden Pratt (26), Carson Smith (13) and Ethan Brown (10) scored in double digits for the visiting Cougars (13-7). Curtis Puthoff (16), Evan Bowers (13) and Caden Bergman (10) reached double digits for the Redskins (9-10).

Miller City 66, Van Buren 53

MILLER CITY — Brenden Barlage (18), Andon Ruhle (16) and Silas Niese (13) scored in double digits for the host Wildcats (10-8).

Ottoville 52, Columbus Grove 44

COLUMBUS GROVE — Kellen Schlagbaum had 18 points and Keaton Schnipke scored 11 for the visiting Big Green (15-4, 4-1 Putnam County League). Trenton Barraza had 14 points and Kyle Hopkins scored 13 for Grove (5-12, 2-4 PCL).

Cory-Rawson 68,

Upper Scioto Valley 60

RAWSON — Alex Sanders (30), Drew Stephens (13) and Maddox Underwood (12) were double digit scorers for USV (13-4).

Kalida 43, Wapakoneta 37

KALIDA — Jaden Smith had 15 points and Evan Stechschulte scored 13 for the host Wildcats (15-4). Zac Niekamp scored 21 for the Redskins (10-9).

Jackson Center 58, New Bremen 55 (3 OT)

NEW BREMEN — David Homan (18), Aaron Thieman (12) and Evan Eyink (10) scored in doubel figures for the host Cardinals (13-6).

Paulding 72, Lincolnview 49

PAULDING — Austin Bockrath (16), Cal Evans (13) and Kreston Tow (11) were double digit scorers for the visiting Lancers (1-17).

Boys bowling

Perry Inviational

LIMA — Bath defeated Liberty-Benton to win the championship at 20th Century Lanes.

Celina 2,496, Lincolnview 1,995

CELINA — Timmy Novitzke had the high game (213) and two-game series (371) for Celina at Plaza Lanes. Evan Elling had the high game (186) and series (352) for Lincolnview.

Coldwater 3,084,

New Bremen 2,481

Carter Bertke (278-245 — 523) and Drew Eyink (197-244 — 441) led the way for Coldwater.

Girls bowling

Perry Invitational

LIMA — Van Wert defeated Elgin to win the championship at 20th Century Lanes.

Celina 1,986,

Lincolnview 1,818

CELINA — Amielle Abner had the high game (160) and two-game series (309) for Celina at Plaza Lanes. Leigha Shatzer had the high game (175) and series (313) for Lincolnview.

Coldwater 2,324,

New Bremen 2,104

Julie Bertke had the high game (182) and Jasmine Schulze had the high two-game series (346) for Coldwater.


Division III

District Duals

CASSTOWN — Allen East fell 56-21 to host Miami East in the semifinals and 42-30 to Troy Christian in a consolation match.

Ada Invitational

ADA — Columbus Grove (137.5 points) finished fourth behind team champ Elgin (297) in the 17-squad event.

Edward Kessen (132 pounds) from Delphos St. John’s and Columbus Grove’s A.J. Schafer (215) won their weight divisions.


Women’s basketball

Ohio Northern 69,

Capital 65

COLUMBUS — A late 3-pointer from Fort Jennings graduate Kristen Luersman helpedNo. 13 Ohio Northern overcome a 14-point, third-quarter deficit for a win against Capital at the Capital Center.

The Polar Bears improve to 19-2 overall and 13-1 in the Ohio Athletic Conference while dropping the Comets to 12-9 (6-8 OAC).

Brynn Serbinled ONU with 21 points to go with five rebounds, five assists and two steals. Brooke Allen and Abby Dickson finished with 10 points each and Ottoville grad Kasey Knippen added nine points for Northern.

UNOH 86,

Michigan-Dearborn 65

LIMA — Jada Haines (28), Ana Montero Sanz (21) and Alysia Lawson (18) scored in double digits and Kalea Kruser finished with 11 rebounds and three steals for the University of Northwestern Ohio.

Men’s basketball

Rose Hulman 81,

Bluffton 55

BLUFFTON — Coldwater grad Marcus Bruns had 18 points and Michael Stammen scored 10 and contributed five assists for the host Beavers.

UNOH 97,

Michigan-Dearborn 84

LIMA — Hunter Bode (19), Trevon Wells (19), Lima Central Catholic graduate Biggz Johnson (18) and Cedric Delancy Jr. (15) scored in double digits for UNOH.


Baldwin Wallace


BEREA — Ada graduate Chase Sumner led No. 18 Ohio Northern to a third-place finish at the 36th annual Baldwin Wallace John Summa Invitational at Lou Higgins Center Fieldhouse.

The Polar Bears (19-3 overall), who were resting several starters, finished with 174 points in the 10-team tournament. NCAA Division II West Liberty (W.Va.) won the team title with 381 points, and No. 4 Baldwin Wallace finished second with 359 points.

Ranked No. 10 nationally at 149 pounds, Sumner went 3-1 in the tournament with two wins by pin. He was defeated via a 4-0 decision by top-ranked Michael Petrella of Baldwin Wallace in the championship match. Sumner is now 32-3 on the season with a team-leading 16 pins.

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