VAN WERT – Kalida pushed its record to 5-0 with a 56-43 boys basketball victory over Van Wert Saturday at Van Wert.
It was the opener for Van Wert.
Tyson Siefker paced Kalida with 15 points, with three 3-pointers. Siefker had 11 points in the first quarter.
Kalida’s Luke Erhart had 14 points. Ayden Warnecke had 11.
Owen Treece led Van Wert with 22 points, with three 3-point goals. Garettt Gunter had 10 points.
Kalida led 16-13 after the first quarter and 27-19 at the half.
Shawnee 83, Upper Scioto Valley 40
SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP – Shawnee’s George Mangas hit 15 of 18 from the field for 36 points to help the Indians steamroll Upper Scioto Valley at Lappin Gymnasium.
Shawnee is 5-0.
Mangas hit two 3-pointers.
Brady Wheeler added 13 points, eight assists and six steals for Shawnee. He also had four rebounds.
Shawnee’s Tyson Elwer had 10 points, five rebounds and five blocks.
USV (1-3) was led by Jackson Rohrs, who had 15 points.
Leipsic 65, Miller City 53
MILLER CITY – Leipsic won its opener in the Putnam County League with a victory over Miller City at Miller City.
The Vikings’ Jaden Siefker scored 23 points and knocked down five 3-pointers.
Mason Brandt added 16 points, nine rebounds and five assists. Dillan Niese had 10 points.
Miller City’s Austin Ruhe led all scorers with 28 points.
Ross Niese had 17 points. Jon Burgei had six points and six rebounds.
Leipsic won the boards, 27-22.
The Vikings are 5-0. Miller City is 1-4, 0-1 in the PCL.
Ottoville 68, Spencerville 31
SPENCERVILLE – Ottoville’s Will Miller scored 27 points as the Big Green ran past Spencerville at Spencerville.
Josh Thorbahn added 21 points for the Big Green.
Josh Henline had 10 points for Spencerville. Carter Sudhoff scored eight.
Ottoville outscored the Bearcats 20-0 in the second quarter to take a 40-7 lead at the half.
Ottoville is 4-1. Spencerville is 2-4.
Coldwater 58, Elida 53
ELIDA – Coldwater’s Tyler Schwieterman scored 18 points to help the Cavs knock off Elida at the Elida Fieldhouse.
Coldwater is 3-1. Elida is 0-6.
Myles Blasingame added 15 points and Zack McKibben had nine for Coldwater.
Tyler Long paced Elida with 18 points. Jayden Irons scored 10 and Aidan Bartels had nine.
Elida led 31-28 at the half. Coldwater outscored Elida 14-9 in the third quarter to grab a 42-40 lead after three.
Pandora-Gilboa 50, Delphos Jefferson 45
DELPHOS – Pandora-Gilboa went to Delphos and came home with a victory over Delphos Jefferson.
Blake Steiner had 12 points and Ethan Luginbill had 11 for the Rockets. Will Huffman scored 10.
Ian Wannemacher had 20 points for Jefferson.
Trent Teman and Damon Wiltsie both had nine for the Wildcats.
It was the Rockets’ second win of the weekend.
P-G is 2-3. Jefferson is 1-3.
Perry 69, Ada 49
PERRY TOWNSHIP – Jeffery Simpson (25), Bubby Knight (17) and Terry Riley (12) each scored in double digits for the Commordores (6-0). Micah Cook led Ada (0-6) with 18 points.
Hardin Northern 61, North Baltimore 56
NORTH BALTIMORE – Hardin Northern defeated North Baltimore at North Baltimore.
Hardin Northern is 4-0.
Owen Wetherwill hit 7 of 11 from the field for 19 points for Hardin Northern. He canned 4 of 7 on 3-pointers.
Nevin Robson added 15 points and eight rebounds. Cole Morris had 10 points and 11 rebounds.
Lincolnview 81, Wayne Trace 80 (OT)
HAVILAND – Lincolnview went overtime to bump off Wayne Trace at Haviland.
The Lancers are 3-0. Wayne Trace is 2-2.
Collin Overholt led the Lancers with 27 points, as he hit 9 of 12 from the field. He was 3 of 5 on 3-pointers.
Creed Jessee added 17 points with six rebounds for the Lancers. Clayton Leeth had 13 points and six assists.
Trevor Sinn paced Wayne Trace with 23 points. He was 5 of 8 on 3-pointers. Cameron Graham scored 14.
Wayne Trace won the boards, 32-28.
Wayne Trace led 63-53 after three quarters.
The Lancers outscored Wayne Trace 16-6 in the final quarter to tie the game at 69 and send the game into overtime.
Minster 49 Wapakoneta 42
MINSTER – Minster knocked off Wapakoneta at Minster.
Minster is 4-1. Wapak is 4-2.
Bryan Falk led Minster with 17 points and was 3 of 5 on 3-pointers. He also had four rebounds.
Justin Nixon had 10 points and eight rebounds for the Wildcats.
Wapak was led by Noah Ambos’ 18 points. He was 6 of 10 from the field, with two 3-pointers.
Kaden Siefring had 11 points for the Redskins. Braden Goulet had six rebounds.
Wapak led 22-21 at the half, but Minster took a 40-37 lead after three quarters.
New Bremen 36, Fort Loramie 35
NEW BREMEN – New Bremen’s Reese Busse hit a 15-footer from the left corner just before the buzzer to give the Cardinals a victory over Loramie at New Bremen.
Busse finished with 17 points, with two 3-pointers. David Homan scored nine points.
Caeleb Meyer had 13 points for Fort Loramie.
New Bremen led 14-13 at the half. Fort Loramie led 27-25 after three.
The game was tied at 30 at the end of regulation.
New Bremen is 2-1.
Antwerp 46, Continental 33
ANTWERP – Antwerp pushed its record to 6-0 with a victory over Continental at Antwerp.
Continental is 2-4.
Mitchell Coleman paced the Pirates with 21 points, with three 3-pointers.
Austin Lichty scored 14 points to lead Antwerp.
Antwerp won the boards, 22-16.
Antwerp forced Continental into 17 turnovers, while Antwerp had nine turnovers.
Marion Local 41, Celina 30
CELINA – Marion Local won its first game with a victory over Celina at Celina.
Marion Local is 1-4. Celina is 1-3.
Defiance 51, Bryan 30
BRYAN – Defiance blew past Bryan at Bryan.
Defiance is 3-2.
Ridgemont 61, Marion Pleasant 58
RIDGEWAY – Ridgemont got past Marion Pleasant at Ridgemont.
Ridgemont is 2-2.
Crestview 56, Fort Recovery 43
CONVOY – Crestview moves to 4-1 with a victory over Fort Recovery at Crestview.
Fort Recovery is 2-2.
Riverdale 63, Kenton 60
KENTON – Riverdale edged Kenton at Kenton.
Kenton is 0-4.
BARNESVILLE — Lima Central Catholic’s Gavin Caprella won the championship match at 113 pounds, defeating Hawkin’s Patrick Reineke 7-2.
Upper Scioto Valley 30
MCGUFFEY — Lacie Fenstermaker had 17 points and Alexis McCoy scored eight for Pandora-Gilboa. Allison Moore and Kennedy Hall each had six points for USV. The Rockets held a 19-7 advantage at halftime.
New Knoxville 36,
ANNA — The Rangers outscored the hosts 14-6 in the fourth quarter. Morgan Leffel had 16 points and Avery Henschen scored seven for New Knoxville.
Delphos Jefferson 48,
New Bremen 39
DELPHOS — Alyvia Lindeman had 18 points and Alycia Lindeman and Josie McGue scored 11 each for Jefferson. Madison Cordonnier had 11 points and Elli Roetgerman and Kaylee Freund each scored nine for New Bremen.
LIMA — Isaac Garrett had the high game (213) and two-game series (414) for Celina at 20th Century Lanes. Solomon Smith had the high game (233) and series (410) for Shawnee.
NEW BREMEN — Keaton Bruns had the high game (247) and series (418) for Coldwater at Speedway Lanes.
LIMA — Audree Gray had the high game (222) and two-game series (381) for Celina at 20th Century Lanes. Emma Holden had the high game (219) and Olivia Miller had the high series (369) for Shawnee.
NEW BREMEN — Lily Schoenherr had the high game (202) and Ryleigh Brown and Jasmine Schulze tied for the high two-game series (367) for Coldwater at Speedway Lanes.
Bluffton 68, Adrian 52
BLUFFTON — Dezman Brown had 15 points and Caleb Bell scored 10 for Bluffton.
Transylvania 83, Bluffton 61
Brianna Gillig had 18 points and Sammy Shardo scored eight for Bluffton.
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