Boys basketball roundup: Shawnee knocks off Delphos St. John’s


Kenton’s Sharp has 32 points, Ottoville’s Josh Thorbahn scores 30 in victories

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Shawnee’s Justin Behnke tries to make the steal against Lucas Metcalfe of Delphos St. John’s during Saturday night’s game in Delphos.

Shawnee’s Justin Behnke tries to make the steal against Lucas Metcalfe of Delphos St. John’s during Saturday night’s game in Delphos.


Don Speck | The Lima News

Jared Wurst of Delphos St. John’s is called for a charge against Shawnee’s Justin Behnke during Saturday night’s game in Delphos.

Jared Wurst of Delphos St. John’s is called for a charge against Shawnee’s Justin Behnke during Saturday night’s game in Delphos.


Don Speck | The Lima News

Lucas Metcalfe of Delphos St. John’s goes up for a shot during Saturday night’s home game against Shawnee.


Don Speck | The Lima News

DELPHOS — Johnny Caprella (11), John Barker (11) and Justin Behnke (10) each scored in double digits as Shawnee improved to 12-1 on the season with a 63-42 victory Saturday night against Delphos St. John’s (9-4).

The Indians secured the win by outscoring the Blue Jays 15-1 in the fourth quarter.

Jared Wurst had 13 points and Aiden Rode scored 12 for DSJ.

Ottoville 67,

Pandora-Gilboa 56

OTTOVILLE — Josh Thorbahn had 30 points and Ryan Suever scored 12 for Ottoville. Jared Breece had 15 points and Walker Macke scored 10 for P-G in the PCL encounter.

Wayne Trace 55,

Delphos Jefferson 33

DELPHOS — Doug Long Jr. had 14 points and Ian Wannemacher scored seven for Jefferson.

Columbus Grove 63,

Leipsic 46

LEIPSIC — Tayt Birnesser had 20 points and Blake Reynolds scored 13 for Grove in the Putnam County League encounter. Cole Rieman had 15 points and Dylan Schroeder scored 13 for Leipsic.

LCC 69, Van Buren 61

VAN BUREN — Lima Central Catholic outscored the hosts 25-18 in the fourth quarter after seeing its lead shrink to 44-43 after three periods.

Rossy Moore had 16 points, Biggz Johnson scored 12 and Jeremy Allen and Dominic Riepenhoff each scored nine for LCC.

Kenton 70,

Liberty-Benton 50

FINDLAY — Jaron Sharp had 32 points and Jayden Cornell scored 20 for Kenton.

Bluffton 56,

Fort Jennings 31

BLUFFTON — Luke Denecker (22), Mason Soper (14) and Jared Piercefield (12) all scored in double digits for Bluffton. Reese Vonsossan and Ian Ricker each had eight points for Fort Jennings.

Lincolnview 61,

Miller City 48

MIDDLE POINT — Zane Miller had 20 points and Alek Bowersock and Kyle Wallis each scored nine for Lincolnview. Luke Lammers had 19 points and Jacob Koening scored 14 for Miller City.

Games postponed

Several games were postponed Saturday due to the weather. Here are games that have been rescheduled

Elida-Piqua

Saturday night’s Elida at Piqua JV and varsity boys games have been moved to Tuesday with the JV game scheduled to start at 6 p.m.

Temple Christian-Calvary Christian

Saturday night’s Cavlary Christian at Temple Christian JV and varsity boys games has been postponed until Tuesday, Jan. 22, with the JV game scheduled to start at 6 p.m.

Kalida-Tinora

Saturday’s Kalida at Tinora JV and varsity boys games will be played Monday with the JV game slated for 6 p.m.

Anna-St. Henry

The Anna at St. Henry JV and varsity boys games will be played Monday with the JV game scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.

Shawnee’s Justin Behnke tries to make the steal against Lucas Metcalfe of Delphos St. John’s during Saturday night’s game in Delphos.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2019/01/web1_Shawnee-Boys-BB-vs-DSJ-DS-4-.jpgShawnee’s Justin Behnke tries to make the steal against Lucas Metcalfe of Delphos St. John’s during Saturday night’s game in Delphos. Don Speck | The Lima News
Jared Wurst of Delphos St. John’s is called for a charge against Shawnee’s Justin Behnke during Saturday night’s game in Delphos.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2019/01/web1_Shawnee-Boys-BB-vs-DSJ-DS-5-.jpgJared Wurst of Delphos St. John’s is called for a charge against Shawnee’s Justin Behnke during Saturday night’s game in Delphos. Don Speck | The Lima News
Lucas Metcalfe of Delphos St. John’s goes up for a shot during Saturday night’s home game against Shawnee.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2019/01/web1_Shawnee-Boys-BB-vs-DSJ-DS-7-.jpgLucas Metcalfe of Delphos St. John’s goes up for a shot during Saturday night’s home game against Shawnee. Don Speck | The Lima News
Kenton’s Sharp has 32 points, Ottoville’s Josh Thorbahn scores 30 in victories

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