Roundup: Ottawa-Glandorf goes to 7-0 in WBL boys hoops

OTTAWA — Colin White (28), Theo Maag (20), Hunter Stechschulte (15) and Grant Schroeder (10) each scored in double digits for Ottawa-Glandorf (14-3) in a 95-63 Western Buckeye League victory Friday night against Shawnee.

The Titans moved to 7-0 in the Western Buckeye League and 14-3 overall. Beckett Bertke (17), Austin Miller (16), Will McBride (14) and Nick Pasion (11) reached double digits for the Indians (7-10, 2-5 WBL).

Kalida 59, Miller City 36

KALIDA — Kalida (14-4) clinched at least a share of the Putnam County League championship at 6-0. Jaden Smith (17), Evan Stechschulte (13) and Ethan Warnecke (10) were double digit scorers for Kalida. Andon Ruhe had 13 points and Will Otto scored eight for Miller City (9-9, 3-3 PCL).

Liberty-Benton 48, Pandora-Gilboa 43

FINDLAY — Aiden Harris had 23 points and Aidan Morris scored six for P-G (14-4, 6-2 Blanchard Valley Conference).

Wapakoneta 42, Bath 38

BATH TOWNSHIP — Zac Niekamp had 12 points and Deacon Retterer scored nine for the visiting Redskins. Drake Craddock had 14 points and Jaxon Foster scored 10 for the Wildcats.

Delphos Jefferson 63,

Lincolnview 25

DELPHOS — Trent Teman had 21 points and Karder Agner scored 15 for Jefferson. Cal Evans had 13 points for Lincolnview.

Van Wert 66, Kenton 37

VAN WERT — Aidan Pratt had 31 points and AJ Proffitt scored nine for the host Cougars. Ethan Yoder and Colby Quay each had 10 points for the Wildcats.

Perry 68,

Temple Christian 54

PERRY TOWNSHIP — Kameron Moore (23), Ayden Simpson (12), Brady Shively (11), Isaiah Sanders (10) and Elijah Caudill (10) reached double digits for the Commodores. Landon Callahan (17), Dawson Clay (15) and Caleb Kiser (13) were double digit scorers for the Pioneers.

Bluffton 67,

Columbus Grove 52

BLUFFTON — Wade Ginther (22), Marek Donaldson (17) and John-Paul Yoder (12) each scored in double digits for the host Pirates. Trenton Barraza had 16 points and Zach Reynolds scored 10 for Grove.

Leipsic 67, Ada 61

ADA — Ty Lammers (17), Trent Siefker (15) and Paul Maag (13) each scored in double digits for the visiting Vikings. Carter Conley had 19 points and Spencer Wall scored 12 for the Bulldogs.

St. Marys 52, Elida 51

ST. MARYS — Austin Parks had 34 points and Evan Angstmann scored 16 for the host Roughriders. David Etxkorn had 17 points and Seth Sharp scored nine for the Bulldogs.

Marion Local 56,

Coldwater 44

COLDWATER — Evan Harlamert had nine points and Justin Kaup and Mason Welsch each scored seven for the host Cavaliers.

Upper Scioto Valley 59,

Elgin 56 (OT)

MARION — Maddox Underwood had 23 points and Drew Stephens scored 16 for USV.

Fort Recovery 58, Minster 47

MINSTER — Cole Rammel had 25 points and Daniel Patch scored seven for the visiting Indians. Kole Richard had 14 points and Cole Albers scored 12 for the Wildcats.

New Bremen 50, Parkway 38

ROCKFORD — Aaron Thieman had 16 points and David Homan scored 12 for New Bremen. Trent Rollins had 12 points and Trevor Sterns scored seven for Parkway.

Ridgemont 62, Hardin Northern 60 (OT)

MT. VICTORY — Colton Bailey (17), Connor Manns (16) and Donovan Brose (10) scored in double digits for Ridgemont. Carter Curtis (19), Zeb Wilson (14) and Xander Wilson (12) reached double figures for Hardin Northern.

St. Henry 53,

Delphos St. John’s 51

ST. HENRY — Luke Beyke had 15 points and Curtis Puthoff scored 11 for the host Redskins. Cam Elwer (18) and Landon Grothaus (16) reached double digits for DSJ.

Girls basketball

Waynesfield-Goshen 58, Ridgedale 31

WAYNESFIELD — Tatelyn Faraglia (20), Raegan Hutchinson (18) and Zaria DeLeon (15) finished in double digits for W-G.


New Bath coach

BATH TOWNSHIP — The Bath High School Athletic Department has announced the appointment of Frank Russell as the new head varsity football coach, pending approval at the February board meeting,.

Russell is a graduate of Franklin High School and Miami University. In his 15 years of coaching experience, he served as the defensive coordinator at Franklin and most recently, as an assistant coach at Colerain High School.

“In the interview process, Coach Russell showed the vision and energy necessary to bring Bath football back to prominence in the WBL, Bath Athletic Director Kristen Holt said in a news release. “I feel confident that he will embrace the challenges of this position and attack them with a plan for success.”

A Meet The Coach Event is scheduled for 7 p.m. Feb. 28 at the high school auditorium. Team members, parents and community members are welcome.


Men’s basketball

Capital 53, Ohio Northern 50

COLUMBUS — Ohio Northern fell in a tightly contested game at the Capital Center.

The Comets improve to 11-10 overall and 7-7 in the OAC while dropping the Polar Bears to 9-12, 5-9.

Senior C.J. Napier led ONU with 18 points and eight rebounds, and senior and Wapakoneta graduate Adam Scott added 11 points and seven rebounds.

Track and field

Jud Logan Light Giver Open

ASHLAND — Junior Keegan Digby set a career-best mark in the weight throw in leading the Ohio Northern indoor team on Day 1 of the two-day Jud Logan Light Giver Open on Friday at Ashland University’s Niss Athletic Center.

On his first attempt, Digby threw a career-best 17.72 meters, which ranks second all-time at ONU and is second-best in the Ohio Athletic Conference this season. His previous career-best mark was 16.80 meters, which he accomplished earlier this season.

The throw of 17.72 meters was good for eight place in the weight throw event at the meet, which is not being team scored.

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