ELIDA — The host outscored Celina in every quarter including holding a 20-9 advantage at the end of the first period in earning a 68-51 Friday night victory to go to 10-0 overall and 2-0 in the Western Buckeye League.
Daniel Unruh (23), Isaac McAdams (16), Skyler Smith (13) and Donte Johnson (11) all scored in double digits for Elida. Brett Schwieterman had 18 points and Kyle Flaute scored 11 for Celina.
Delphos St. John’s 41
DELPHOS — Minster kept host St. John’s from winning its 1,499th boys high school varsity basketball game in the 100th year of the program.
The visiting Wildcats trailed 17-12 at the end of the first quarter but took a 32-30 lead heading into the final period. Isaac Schmiesing had 11 points and Jared Schulze scored eight for Minster. Collin Will had 11 points and Richard Cocuzza scored 10 for DSJ.
The Blue Jays will try again for win No. 1,499 at approximately 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Lima Central Catholic.
Elgin 51, Perry 48
PERRY TOWNSHIP — The host Commodores were unable to convert on a late 3-point field goal attempt to tie the game. Chazz Jackson had 13 points and Logan Dray scored 10 for Perry (4-6).
Temple Christian 67,
LIMA — Brody Bowman had 25 points and Noah Howell scored 14 as the Pioneers improved to 5-5 overall and 2-0 in the Northwest Central Conference. Tanner Hurley had 14 points and Layton Campbell scored 12 for W-G (1-8, 0-3 NWCC).
Crestview 58, Delphos Jefferson 50
CONVOY — Crestview built a 34-21 advantage by halftime. Wade Sheets and Derek Stout each had 16 points and Javin Etzler scored 13 for the Knights (6-3, 3-0 Northwest Conference). Hunter Mericle had 13 points and Alex Rode and Tyler Bratton each scored 11 for the Wildcats.
St. Marys 53, Van Wert 37
VAN WERT — The visiting Roughriders outscored the Cougars 22-10 in the second quarter for a 32-20 lead at halftime in the WBL encounter. Drew Jacobs had 18 points and Austin Willker scored 17 for St. Marys. Nate Place had 13 points and Blake Henry scored nine for Van Wert.
Fremont St. Joseph 77, Hardin Northern 42
DOLA — Nick Adams had 15 points and Lance Good scored nine for Hardin Northern.
Upper Scioto Valley 71, Ridgemont 40
MT. VICTORY — USV (7-2, 2-0 NWCC) held a 33-15 lead at halftime. Quinn Sanders had 20 points and Wyatt Daniels scored 17 for Upper Scioto Valley. Connor Martino had 12 points and Jayden Streets scored nine for Ridgemont.
St. Henry 59,
Fort Recovery 47
ST. HENRY — Tyler Schlaman had 27 points and Caden Niekamp scored 11 for the host Redskins. Payton Jutte had 21 points and Ryan Braun scored 13 for the Indians.
Versailles 70, Parkway 46
VERSAILLES — Preston Stober had 25 points for the visiting Panthers and Justin Ahrens scored 29 for Versailles.
New Knoxville 47
COLDWATER — Marcus Bruns (20), Cole Frilling (14) and Mitch Balster (12) each scored in double digits for the host Cavaliers. Nathan Tinnerman had 20 points for the Rangers.
Marion Local 66, New Bremen 30
NEW BREMEN — Tyler Mescher (18), Nathan Bruns (14), Nick Tangeman (13) and Tyler Prenger (13) each scored in double digits for the visiting Flyers. Avery Powers and Grant Hoehne each had six points for the Cardinals.
McComb 46, Cory-Rawson 26; Defiance 68, Kenton 59; Leipsic 40, Arcadia 36. Girls: Miller City 51, Continental 30; Defiance 51, Kenton 48.