Roundup: Ottawa-Glandorf, Shawnee remain unbeaten in WBL boys basketball

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Shawnee 70, Van Wert 57

VAN WERT — Shawnee’s George Mangas 34 points and grabbed six rebounds. Jarin Bertke added 12 points and Tyson Elwer scored nine points, grabbed nine rebounds and recorded six blocks. John Barker added eight points, seven assists and five rebounds. For Van Wert, Owen Treece scored 31 and Jake Hilleary scored 12 points.

Shawnee remains undefeated at 14-0 and 5-0 in the Western Buckeye League and Van Wert falls to 3-10 for the year and 1-4 in WBL.

Ottawa-Glandorf 84, Celina 40

CELINA — Ottawa-Glandorf’s Brennen Blevens led all scorers with 16 points followed by Owen Nichols with 15 points. Kamron Maag added 14 points and Ben Westrick notched 12 points. Jarrod Beach put in 10 points. The Titans hit 12 3-pointers. For Celina, Max Thobe had 10 points.

Ottawa-Glandorf stays unbeaten at 14-0 and 4-0 in the WBL. Celina slips to 2-12 overall and 2-3 in league play.

St. Marys 66, Kenton 43

ST. MARYS — St. Marys improves to 11-3 for the year and 3-2 in the WBL. Kenton dips to 9-7 for the season and 4-1 in the WBL.

Lima Senior 40, St. Francis De Sales 27

TOLEDO — Lima Senior’s Jamir Simpson pumped in 20 points and Josiah Fulcher added 13 points.

Lima Senior stays unbeaten in Three Rivers Athletic Conference play at 9-0 and goes to 13-2 for the year. ST. Francis falls to 9-6 and 5-4 in conference play.

Bluffton 71, Spencerville 52

BLUFFTON — Bluffton’s Luke Denecker pumped in 27 points and Mason Soper follwed with 23 points. For Spencerville, Keegan Goecke scored 14 points and Tyler Koenig added 10 points.

Bluffton jumps to 12-3 on the season and 4-1 in the NWC and Spencerville drops to 2-12 and 0-4 in NWC play.

Lincolnview 69, Allen East 62

MIDDLE POINT — Lincolnview’s Creed Jesee scored 21 points and Jonathan Overholt followed with 14 points. Jake Bowersock chipped in 13 points and Aaron Cavinder added 11 points. For Allen East, Gabe Criblez and Bradden Crumrine each scored 18 points.

Lincolnview evens its overall record to 7-7 and goes to 3-1 in the NWC. Allen East falls to 4-11 for the year and 0-4 in the NWC.

Crestview 70, Ada 62

ADA — Crestview’s Carson Kreischer scored 18 points followed by Kaden Short with 16. Kalen Etzler added 15 points and JJ Ward finished with 11 points. Gavin Etzler ended up with 10 points. For Ada, Brandon Hull scored 26 points and Phil Coulson notched 23 points.

Crestview improves to 6-9 and 2-3 in the Northwest Conference and Ada falls to 6-10 and 1-3 in the NWC.

Ottoville 70, Ft. Jennings 27

FT. JENNINGS — Ottoville’s Josh Thorbahn scored 16 points and Ryan Suever added 10 points. For Ft. Jennings, Carson Kazee had nine points.

Ottoville improves to 13-3 and 3-1 in the Putnam County League and Fort Jennings falls to 1-14 for the year and 0-4 in league play.

Upper Scioto Valley 59, Waynesfield-Goshen 48

WAYNESFIELD — Upper Scioto Valley’s Quinn Sanders scored 36 points and grabbed 20 rebounds. For Waynesfield Goshen, Jayden Elliott scored 19 points and Layton Campbell added 16 points.

USV improves to 10-6 for the year and 5-1 in the NWCC. Waynesfield-Goshen falls t0 3-11 for the season and 1-4 in the NWCC.

Hardin Northern 63, Temple Christian 55

LIMA — Hardin Northern’s Nevin Robson pumped in 29 points and Lance Good and Ewan Martin each tallied 10 points. For Temple Christian Preston Patrick scored 22 points and grabbed eight rebounds and Landon Callahan scored 16 points.

Hardin Northern improves to 7-8 and 1-4 in the Northwest Central Conference and Temple Christian falls to 0-15 overall and 0-5 in conference play.

St. Henry 53, New Knoxville 31

St. HENRY — St. Henry’s Riley Link scored 13 points and Jackson Heath grabbed 10 rebounds and scored five points. New Knoxville’s Carson Bierlein had 11 points and Patrick Covert added 8 points.

St. Henry goes to 8-7 on the season and 3-2 in the MAC. New Knoxville falls to 2-13 and 0-5 in conference play.

Versailles 57, Parkway 50

VERSAILLES —Parkway’s Dylan Hughes scored 21 points and grabbed 16 rebounds. Versailles Michael Stammen scored 20 points.

Versailles remains unbeaten on the season at 16-0 and 5-0 in the MAC. Parkway falls to 10-5 for the year and 3-2 in the MAC.

Fort Recovery 46, Coldwater 27

FORT RECOVERY — Fort Recovery improves to 11-3 for the year and evens its MAC record t0 3-3. Coldwater dips to 6-8 for the season and 2-3 in the MAC.

Marion Local 41, Delphos St. John’s 31

MARIA STEIN — Marion Local improves to 5-9 for the year and 2-3 in the MAC. Delphos drops to 10-3 overall and 3-2 in the MAC.

Leipsic 70, McComb 41

MCCOMB — Leipsic improves to 9-5 and 4-1 in the Blanchard Valley Conference. McComb drops to 0-16 for the year and 0-7 in conference play.

Van Buren 64, Pandora-Gilboa 62

VAN BUREN — Van Buren jumps to 7-6 on the year and 4-2 in the BVC. Pandora-Gilboa drops to 6-7 for the season and 2-4 in the BVC.


Crestline joins NWCC

The Northwest Central Conference (NWCC) has announced that Crestline Schools will be joining the NWCC as a football only member beginning in the 2021-2022 school year. Crestline has been playing football as independent and has a scheduling agreement with the Blanchard Valley Conference (BVC) for the 2020 football season.

NWCC commissioner Aaron Matthews said in a released statement, “We’re thrilled to have Crestline come aboard in 2021 for football. It allows for a seamless transition for our schedules when Lehman Catholic and Riverside leave after next year. We look forward to Crestline increasing our competitive nature in football moving forward.”

Crestline athletic director Greg Travis said “Crestline is very pleased and thankful that the NWCC has offered us this opportunity to join beginning the fall of 2021 as a football only member. We feel that being in the NWCC we are going to be a great fit as far as competitive balance and with numbers in our program. Crestline is excited to compete in a very competitive conference, that regularly has sent teams to the state playoffs, and continue to grow the sport of football collectively.”

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