MCGUFFEY — Perry pushed its record to 8-1 with a 59-52 boys basketball Northwest Central Conference win over Upper Scioto Valley Friday night at USV.
Perry is 4-0 in the NWCC.
USV is 3-4, 1-2 in the NWCC.
Perry’s Brayden Knight led the Commodores with 20 points. Ryan Yingst scored 13.
Connor Sanders led USV with 27 points and 10 rebounds. He hit 10 of 23 from the field and was 4 of 9 on 3-pointers.
Jackson Rohrs had 14 points and nine rebounds for the Rams. Drew Stephens had six assists with his five points.
USV won the boards, 35-32.
USV went out to a 12-11 first-quarter lead. Perry pulled ahead 29-22 at the half and 43-34 after three.
Lima Central Catholic 55, Spencerville 43
LIMA – Lima Central Catholic posted a victory over Spencerville Friday night at Herr Gymnasium.
LCC stands 5-5. Spencerville is 2-8.
The T-Birds led 29-25 at the half.
Ottawa-Glandorf 86, Bath 53
OTTAWA – Ottawa-Glandorf ran past Bath in a Western Buckeye League game at Hermiller Gymnasium.
O-G is 9-1, 3-0 in the WBL. Bath is 4-4, 1-1 in the WBL.
O-G led 20-8 after the first quarter. The Titans pushed the margin out to 47-27 at the half. O-G led 70-36 after three quarters.
Jonah Wauben had 22 points for Bath. Andrew Stahr scored 12.
Riverside 61, Temple Christian 31
RIVERSIDE – Riverside used a big third quarter to sprint past Temple Christian at Riverside.
Temple is 1-7, 1-2 in the Northwest Central Conference. Riverside is 3-6, 1-2 in the NWCC.
Preston Patrick led Temple with 12 points and three rebounds. Landon Callahan had nine points and two 3-pointers.
Riverside dominated the boards, 32-14. Temple had 21 turnovers, while Riverside had 11.
Riverside led 12-4 after the first quarter and 26-16 at the half.
Riverside then outscored the Pioneers 16-3 in the third to pull out to a 42-19 lead.
Paulding 52, Bluffton 47
PAULDING – Paulding nudged ahead in the fourth quarter for a Northwest Conference victory over Bluffton at Paulding.
Paulding is 6-4, 2-1 in the NWC. Bluffton is 3-6, 1-2 in the NWC.
Bluffton led at the half 27-24. The game was tied at 36 after three.
Kyler Kinn had 15 points for Bluffton. Trey Bablitt scored 13.
Blake McGarvey paced Paulding with 24 points with four 3-poiners. He was 8 of 8 at the foul line.
Payton Beckman scored 10 for the Panthers.
Kalida 41, Fort Jennings 26
FORT JENNINGS – Kalida pushed its record to 10-1 with a low-scoring victory over Fort Jennings.
Kalida’s 6-foot-5 Luke Erhart led the Wildcats with 14 points. Brandon Miller scored 12. Ayden Warnecke scored seven.
Zach Schulte had nine points for the Musketeers. Evan Hoersten scored seven.
Kalida led 16-7 at the half, but the game opened up a little more in the second half. Kalida led 27-11 after three.
Kalida is 2-0 in the Putnam County League. Fort Jennings is 2-4, 0-1 in the PCL.
Continental 62, Miller City 45
CONTINENTAL – Continental picked up a Putnam County League win over Miller City at Continental.
Continental guard Mitchell Coleman fired in 37 points with four 3-pointers.
Austin Ruhe led Miller City with 18 points.
Continental led 30-18 at the half.
The Pirates are 4-8, 1-1 in the PCL. Miller City is 3-8, 1-2 in the PCL.
Lehman Catholic 53, Hardin Northern 40 (OT)
DOLA – Sidney Lehman Catholic knocked off Hardin Northern in overtime at Dola.
Hardin Northern is 4-4, 1-2 in the Northwest Central Conference. Lehman Catholic is 6-1, 2-0 in the NWCC.
Nevin Robson led Hardin Northern with 21 points and six rebounds. He hit 9 of 18 from the field and was 2 of 2 on 3-pointers.
The game was tied at 35 at the end of regulation. Lehman Catholic then outscored Hardin Northern 18-5 in overtime.
Fort Recovery 53, New Knoxville 40
NEW KNOXVILLE – Fort Recovery posted a Midwest Athletic Conference victory over New Knoxville at New Knoxville.
Fort Recovery is 6-4, 3-0 in the MAC. The Rangers are 3-7, 0-3 in the MAC.
Pandora-Gilboa 58, Arcadia 45
ARCADIA – Pandora-Gilboa notched a Blanchard Valley Conference win over Arcadia at Arcadia.
P-G is 4-5, 3-0 in the BVC. Arcadia is 1-7, 0-5 in the BVC.
Delphos Jefferson 46, Ada 34
ADA – Delphos Jefferson defeated Ada at Ada.
Jefferson is 3-5, 2-0 in the Northwest Conference. Ada is 0-8, 0-2 in the NWC.
Colin Bailey paced Jefferson with 14 points. Ian Wannemacher scored 13.
Cayden Murphy had nine points for Ada. Micah Cook scored eight.
Jefferson outscored Ada 13-5 in the second quarter to take a 27-16 lead at the half.
Minster 59, Parkway 47
ROCKFORD – Minster remained unbeaten in the Midwest Athletic Conference with a victory over Parkway at Parkway.
Minster is 7-3, 4-0 in the MAC. Parkway is 3-6, 1-2 in the MAC.
Johnny Nixon had 16 points, eight rebounds and three assists for Minster.
Minster’s Justin Nixon had 13 points, 15 rebounds and five assists. Eric Schmidt added 14 points and three assists.
Bryan Falk scored 10 for Minster.
Parkway’s Dylan Hughes had 31 points with nine rebounds.
Minster won the boards, 27-19.
Minster led 22-16 after the first quarter and 31-27 at the half.
St. Henry 54, Coldwater 43
ST. HENRY – St. Henry notched a Midwest Athletic Conference victory over Coldwater at St. Henry.
St. Henry is 8-3, 3-0 in the MAC. Coldwater is 5-5, 1-2 in the MAC.
Carter Ontrop scored 17 for St. Henry.
Myles Blasingame led Coldwater with 12 points. Zack McKibben had nine points.
St. Henry led 33-21 at the half. Coldwater cut the St. Henry lead to 37-33 after three.
Marion Elgin 52, Waynesfield-Goshen 48
MARION – Marion Elgin came from behind to knock off Waynesfield at Marion.
Waynesfield is 2-6, 1-2 in the Northwest Central Conference. Elgin is 4-4, 1-3 in the NWCC.
Waynesfield led 28-27 at the half.
Crestview 78, Allen East 52
CONVOY – Crestview rolled past Allen East in a Northwest Conference game at Convoy.
Crestview is 8-2, 2-1 in the NWC. Allen East is 6-4, 0-2 in the NWC.
Crestview led 38-22 at the half.
New Bremen 55, Delphos St. John’s 43
DELPHOS – New Bremen knocked off Delphos St. John’s in a Midwest Athletic Conference game at Robert Arnzen Gymnasium.
St. John’s is 2-5, 0-3 in the MAC. New Bremen is 5-4, 1-2 in the MAC.
Nathan Rindler scored 13 points for the Cardinals. Mitchell Hays had 12 points. Trevor Bergman scored 10.
Nolan Schwinnen had 18 points. Matthew Kahny scored 15.
Defiance 61, Kenton 38
KENTON – Defiance went out to an early lead and posted a victory over Kenton at Kenton.
Defiance is 4-4, 1-1 in the Western Buckeye League. Kenton is 0-9, 0-3 in the WBL.
Defiance led 30-17 at the half.
Marion Local 43, Versailles 36
MARIA STEIN – Marion Local posted a Midwest Athletic Conference win over Versailles at Marion Local.
Marion Local is 6-5, 2-1 in the MAC. Versailles is 3-8, 1-3 in the MAC.
Marion Local led 23-14 at the half.
Elida 40, Celina 29
CELINA – Elida posted a Western Buckeye League win over Celina at Celina.
Elida is 1-7, 1-1 in the WBL. Celina is 3-6, 1-2 in the WBL.
Elida led 19-12 at the half.
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