Little change in prep poll
COLUMBUS — Little change was seen in the latest Associated Press Ohio High School Athletic Association poll released Monday.
Lima Senior fell from the ranks of the top 10 and came in at No. 11 in the Division I poll.
In Division III, Ottawa-Glandorf, who had a two point loss to Lexington Saturday, fell four spots to No. 9.
Crestview remained at No. 2 in the Division IV poll.
Paulding 61, Fairview 55
PAULDING — Paulding’s Carson Shull scored 20 points and Fletcher Cook added 17 points. Paulding improves to 8-9 and Fairvidw falls to 9-9.
LCC 50, Van Wert 45
LIMA — Lima Central Catholic’s Mary Kelly Mulcahy scored 17 points including four 3-pointers nad Rosie Williams had a double-double scoring 14 points and grabbing 11 rebounds. With the 11 caroms, Williams sets the single season record for rebounds in a season.
Wayne Trace 51, Crestview 46
CONVOY —Crestview’s Lexi Gregory scored 22 points and grabbed six rebounds and Olivia Cunningham added 14 points.
Kenton 27, Shawnee 26
Kenton got wins from Keith Harber (113 lbs.), Josh Hart (126 lbs.), Mason Rhoades (132 lbs.), Brandon Bowling (160 lbs.) and Noah Eikenbary (220 lbs.). Picking up wins for Shawnee were Cory Beach (120), Kevin Kohlhorst (145 lbs.), Trent Fairburn (152 lbs.) and Joey Hall (195 lbs.).
Jefferson hires head football coach
DELPHOS — Ben Rahrig, longtime assistant at Delphos Jefferson, will be taking over as the head football coach after the Delphos board of education approved his hire Monday.
Rahrig was an assistant from 2004-13 and helped with the junior high program that last two years. He replaces Luke Taviano who spent one year as the head coach and went 0-10 last season.
ADA — Senior All-American Ryan Bruns (Chickasaw/Marion Local) has been named the Ohio Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for the week of February 6-12.
Bruns averaged 29 points, 11.5 rebounds and 3.5 blocks per game last week as the Polar Bears (5-18 overall, 1-15 OAC) defeated Otterbein 75-70 and lost at John Carroll 90-71.
Against Otterbein, he scored 33 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and blocked four shots and followed that up with a 25-point, 11-rebound, 4-block performance at JCU.
With the honor, Bruns earns his second Player of the Week accolade this season and the fourth of his career.