ELIDA — A three-point play Curtis Schwinnen with under a second remaining gave Delphos St. John’s a 40-37 boys high school basketball victory Saturday night against Elida.
It was Schwinnen’s only points of the game as the Blue Jays outscored the host Bulldogs 15-6 in the final quarter. Jared Wurst had 16 points and Lucas Metcalfe scored eight for DSJ. Max Parker led Elida with 11 points.
St. Henry 59, Shawnee 54
ST. HENRY — The Redskins came back after trailing 15-13 at the of the first quarter to take a 31-25 halftime lead that grew to 47-35 entering the fourth period.
Ethan Thieman had 15 points and Zach Niekamp scored 13 for St. Henry. John Barker (13), Sheridan O’Neal (12) and George Mangas (11) each scored in double digits for Shawnee.
Fort Jennings 41
FORT JENNINGS — The Bearcats held on after leading 34-30 entering the final quarter. Elie Harter had 12 pionts and Keegan Goecke scored nine for Spencerville. Ian Ricker had 16 points and Evan Hoersten scored 11 for the Musketeers.
Archbold 56, Kalida 47
KALIDA — Owen Recker had 18 points, Luke Erhart scored 14 and Evan Roebke had five rebounds for the host Wildcats.
FINDLAY — Owen Hiegel (21), Ben Westrick (18), Ethan White (13) and Aaron Rieman (11) all scored in double digits for O-G.
Arlington 56, Temple Christian 55
LIMA — Brody Bowman had 37 points and Dawson Draper scored nine for Temple Christian.
Ottoville 63, Ada 44
ADA — Joshua Thorbahn (20), Ryan Suever (15) and Drew Fisher (11) each scored in double digits for Ottoville. Phillip Coulson had 16 points and Connor Frazier scored 13 for Ada.
Miller City 55, Ayersville 39
MILLER CITY — Jake Koenig had 16 points and Nick Gable scored 13 for Miller City.
MIDDLE POINT — Lincolnview’s Zane Miller had 20 points and Continental’s Mitchell Coleman (11) and Gavin Huff (10) each reached double digits.
ARCADIA — Columbus Grove (182.5 points) finished fourth in the 14-team event. Wayne Trace (238) was the team champ with Cory Rawson (93) seventh and Pandora-Gilboa (23) 13th.
Columbus Grove’s Dylan Pitts (152 pounds), Ezra Jones (182) and Dylan Sargent (220) won their weight divisions.
Fort Loramie 2,238
CELINA — Michael Schoenherr had the high game (256) and series (449) for Coldwater at Plaza Lanes.
Minster 2,131, Russia 2,107
Austin Moeller had the high game (165) and series (324) for Minster.
Mississinawa Valley 2,409
John Schaadt had the high game (190) and Tom Etzler had the high series (353) for Parkway.
New Bremen 2,805,
St. Henry 2,631
Peyton Thomas had the high game (207) and high series (413) for St. Henry. Nicholas Alig led New Bremen with a 237 game and 463 series.
Marion Local 2,230
Evan Moeller had the high game (208) and high series (194) for Marion Local.
Fort Loramie 1,779
CELINA — Lauren Wenning had the high game (205) and Emily Sudhoff had the high series (362), one pin better than Wenning for Coldwater at Plaza Lanes.
Mississinewa Valley 1,658
Abi Browning had the high game (200) and series (302) for Parkway.
New Bremen 1,727,
Marion Local 1,529
Ashton Ritter had the high game (147) and high series (269) for New Bremen. Tana Bruggeman had the high game (134) and Paige Bruggeman had the high series (253) for Marion Local.
Bluffton 63, Hanover 60
BLUFFTON — The Beavers (6-2, 2-1 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference) won a nail-biter after trailing by as many as 16 points in the first half.
Dezman Brown had team-high 17 points for Bluffton. Teammate Aaron Rich netted 11 of his own and also pulled down six rebounds. Justis Dowdy (Lincolnview) added 11 points and Andrew Renner (Bath) and Jameel Cosby pulled down seven and six rebounds, respectively.
Capital 79, ONU 53
BEXLEY — With the loss at the Capital Center Performance Arena, Ohio Northern fell to 3-5 overall and 0-3 in the Ohio Athletic Conference. Meanwhile, the Crusaders improved to 6-2 on the season and remain unbeaten at 3-0 in conference play.
Daniel Unruh (Elida) had 13 points and added six rebounds to pace the Polar Bear offense. Ryan Bruns (Marion Local) contributed 12 points, nine rebounds, and a season-high four blocked shots.
UNOH 70, Wilberforce 64
LIMA — Zach Montes had 26 points and five rebounds, Nathan Lessing scored 19 and Justin Koepp contributed nine rebounds for the University of Northwestern Ohio (4-8).
Capital 63, ONU 56
ADA — A third-quarter rally was not enough to push Ohio Northern past Capital at the ONU Sports Center.
With the defeat, ONU drops to 6-2 on the season and 1-2 in OAC play while CU advanced to 6-0 overall and 3-0 in the conference.
Abby Weeks and Jenna Dirksen both had 14 points to lead the Polar Bears.
Hanover 73, Bluffton 50
BLUFFTON — The setback dropped the Beavers to 2-6 on the year (1-2 HCAC), while Hanover improved to 5-3 (2-1 HCAC).
Tj Mills was the only Beaver to crack double digits as she scored 13 and picked up three steals.
UNOH 67, Grace Christian 61
WYOMING, Mich. — UNOH won its second straight road game, scoring the final six points to earn the victory.
UNOH led for most of the first half, going up as many as 10 twice in the second quarter before taking a 34-26 halftime advantage.
Emily Patton (Upper Scioto Valley) led the Racers with 19 ponts while Fataya Larry posted her sixth double-double of the year with 14 points and 19 rebounds and also added six assists. Maddie Schulte (Delphos St. John’s) chipped in 11 points and Jer’Taya Lee eight off the bench.
ONU 26, Manchester 21
ADA — After trailing 12-4 through three weight classes, the Polar Bears won five of the seven remaining bouts Friday evening to knock off NCAA Division III foe Manchester (Ind.) 26-21.
With the win, the Polar Bears improve to 1-2 overall on the season. Meanwhile, the Spartans drop to 1-6 overall in dual action this year.
Jeff Andrews (149 pounds) recorded a pin for ONU.
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