Roundup: Perry captures NWCC title outright in boys basketball

Staff Reports

Perry 91,

Temple Christian 37

PERRY TOWNSHIP – Perry won the Northwest Central Conference outright with the win. Perry’s Will Knight pumped in 19, Brayden Knight scored 17 points and Chazz Jackson added 16. For Temple Christian, Preston Patrick notched 12 points.

Perry improves to 14-6 and 8-0 in the NWCC and Temple Christian falls to 0-20 and 0-8 in the conference.

Hardin Northern 64,

Riverside 55

DEGRAFF – Hardin Northern’s Owen Wetherill scored 22 points and Nevin Robson scored 16 points. Luke Wilson chipped in 10 points. For Riverside, Kaden Burk scored 14 points.

Hardin Northern jumps to 9-12 overall and 3-6 in the NWCC and Riverside falls to 6-15 for the season and 2-6 in the conference.

Lehman Catholic 60,

Waynesfield-Goshen 41

SIDNEY — Waynesfield-Goshen Hyatt Kaufman scored 19 points and Layton Campbell added 12 points. For Lehman Luke Frantz had 31 points.

Lehman improves to 12-8 for the year and 5-3 in the NWCC. Waynesfield-Goshen falls to 5-16 and 2-6 in the conference.

Ottawa-Glandorf 72,

Kenton 38

OTTAWA — Ottawa-Glandorf’s Brennen Blevins scored 16 points and Parker Shoemaeker added 12 points. Ethan Alt and Owen Nichols each grabbed five rebounds. For Kenton, Jayden Cornell scored 12 points and Trey Jeffries added 10 points. The Titans hit 11 3-pointers.

Ottawa-Glandorf goes to 19-1 on the season and 7-1 in the Western Buckeye League. Kenton falls to 11-9 for the year and 5-3 in the WBL.

Wapakoneta 42,

Defiance 38

WAPAKONETA — Wapakoneta’s Noah Ambos and Trey Ware each scored 14 points. For Defiance, Tyrel Goings scored 19 points.

Wapakoneta ups its record to 7-12 for the year and 3-5 in the WBL. Defiance drops to 13-5 for the season and 4-4 in the WBL.

Ada 74, Lincolnview 54

ADA — Ada’s Phil Coulson pumped in a game-high 30 points and Brandon Hull dropped in 19 points. Cayden Murphy added 10 points. Micah Cook snared nine rebounds. For Lincolnview, Jake Bowersock scored 21 points and Jonathon Overholt added 17 points. Creed Jessee scored 13 points.

Ada jumps to 8-12 on the year and 3-4 in the Northwest Conference and Lincolnview falls to 10-10 on the year and 5-2 in the NWC.

Liberty-Benton 55,

Leipsic 51

LEIPSIC — Leipsic’s Drew Liffick scored 16 points and Jaden Siefker added 13. Mason Brandt put in 11 points. Dillan Niese snared 10 rebounds. For Liberty-Benton, Ben Spiess pumped in 19 points and Josh Reindel added 10 points.

Liberty-Benton improves to 13-7 for the year and goes to 7-2 in the Blanchard Valley Conference. Leipsic drops to 10-9 for the season and 5-4 in the BVC.

Minster 55,

St. Henry 49

ST. HENRY — Minster’s Justin Nixon grabbed nine rebounds and tallied 15 points and Jacob Salazar added 13 points. Trent Roeggerman notched 10 points. For St. Henry, Bennett Gels snared eight caroms and scored 10 points.

Minster improves to 13-7 and 4-3 in the Midwest Athletic Conference and St. Henry dips to 10-11 and 3-5 in the MAC.

New Bremen 43,

Fort Recovery 39

FORT RECOVERY — New Bremen’s Nolan Barnhorst scored 18 points. For Fort Recovery, Grant Knapke and Brian Bihn each tallied 11 points.

New Bremen evens its overall record to 10-10 and improves to 3-5 in the MAC. Fort Recovery falls to 14-5 and 5-4 in the MAC

Marion Local 47,

Coldwater 30

MARIA STEIN — Coldwater’s Myles Blasingame scored eight points.

Marion Local improves to 7-12 for the year and 3-5 in the MAC and Coldwater slips to 9-11 overall and 3-5 in the MAC.

Crestview 65, Paulding 51

CONVOY — Kalen Etzler had 21 points and Gavin Etzler scored 17 for Crestview (10-11, 3-4 NWC). Blake McGarvey (18), Payton Beckman (15,) and Hunter Kauser (11) each scored in double digits for Paulding (6-13, 2-5 NWC).

Spencerville 46, Delphos Jefferson 45

DELPHOS — The Bearcats outscored the Wildcats 14-10 in the fourth quarter for victory. Josh Henline had 20 points and Dalton Prichard scored nine for Spencerville (7-13, 3-4 NWC). Ian Wannemacher had 20 points and Dour Long Jr. scored 12 for Jefferson (8-12, 4-2 NWC).

Kalida 47, Continental 31

KALIDA — Evan Roebke had 16 points and Luke Erhart scored 15 for the host Wildcats (13-7, 4-3 PCL). Mitchel Coleman had 16 points for the Pirates (4-17, 1-5 PCL).

Parkway 50, New Knoxville 38

NEW KNOXVILLE — Caleb Kinney (22), Caden Slusher (12) and Dylan Hughes (10) each scored in double digits for the visiting Panthers (18-7, 6-2 MAC). Carson Bierlein had 18 points and Patrick Covert scored nine for the Rangers (2-19, 0-8 MAC).

Boys bowling

MINSTER — Coldwater (2,945), New Bremen (2,790), St. Henry (2,758) and Fort Recovery (2,617) all advanced to the Division II boys districts after placing in the top four at the Division II sectional.

Coldwater’s Michael Schoenherr was the top bowler with a series of 704 and New Bremen’s Nicholas Alig was second with a 639. St. Henry’s Peyton Thomas was third with a 632 and Minster’s Isaiah Vanderhorst was fourth with a 618. Vanderhorst, Parkway’s Thomas Etzler (616), Marion Local’s Kurtis Billerman (606) and Perry’s Brayden Dalton (601) were the top four bowlers not on a qualifying team and advance to districts.


BOWLING GREEN — Wapakoneta’s Alex Honigford won the 100 freestyle and teamed up with Danilo Martinelli, Nate Metzger and Nate Miller to finish first in the 200 freestyle relay at the Division II district.

Others earning spots at state with second-place finishes among the boys included Martinelli in the 50 freestyle and Martinelli, Honigford, Metzger and Miller in the 400 freestyle.

Among the girls, Ada’s Klava Katayama was first inthe 50 freestyle and the 100 butterfly. Celina’s Kenzie Conn (100 backstroke) and Claire Gass (100 breaststroke) were individual winners and also members of the first place 200 medley and 400 freestyle relay teams along with Emma Guggenbiller and Zoe Rolfes.

Ottawa-Glandorf’s Sydney Porinchok was second in the 100 butterfly and 100 breaststroke and teammate Maddie White was runner-up in the 100 backstroke. The remaining state spots will be determined based on times from around the state. Look for the list of qualifiers to be posted during the weekend at

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