Roundup: Shawnee finishes WBL boys hoops schedule 9-0

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BATH TOWNSHIP – Shawnee finished off its perfect season in the Western Buckeye League with a 77-52 boys basketball victory over Bath Friday night at Bath.

Shawnee is 19-1, 9-0 in the WBL. Bath is 10-12, 3-6.

George Mangas led Shawnee with 22 points, four assists and six steals. Brady Wheeler had 15 points, four rebounds and three assist.

Shawnee’s Tyson Elwer had 10. Toby Freiberger scored nine.

Shawnee led 36-24 at the half and 57-38 after three.

Lincolnview 64, Paulding 51

MIDDLE POINT – Lincolnview notched a Northwest Conference win over Paulding at Lincolnview.

The Lancers are 16-5, 6-2 in the NWC. Paulding is 7-12, 3-5.

Creed Jessee led the Lancers with 18 points, five rebounds and two assists. Clayton Leeth had 12 points and three assists.

Collin Overholt had 11 points and four assists for the Lancers. Jake Bowersock scored 10.

Paulding was paced by Blake McGarvey’s 18 points and six rebounds. Hunter Kauser scored 17.

Lincolnview won the boards, 24-17.

Lincolnview led 20-12 after the first quarter and 39-26 at the half.

Bluffton 58, Delphos Jefferson 48

BLUFFTON – Bluffton posted a Northwest Conference win over Delphos Jefferson at Bluffton.

Bluffton is 10-12, 2-6 in the NWC. Jefferson is 7-13, 4-4.

Trey Boblitt paced the Pirates with 16 points. Trenton Donley scored 13. Carson Soper had 10. Nic Essinger had nine.

Ian Wannemacher led Jefferson with 17 points. Colin Bailey had 13.

Crestview 62, Spencerville 52

SPENCERVILLE – Crestview knocked off Spencerville in a Northwest Conference game at Spencerville.

Crestview 17-5 and finished second in the NWC at 7-1. Spencerville is 7-15, 3-5.

Kalen Etzler tossed in 21 for the Knights. Carson Kreischer scored 17. Rontae Jackson had 10.

Josh Henline scored 13 for the Bearcats. Dylan Smith had 12.

The game was tied at 25 at the half.

Van Wert 51, Celina 43

VAN WERT – Van Wert posted a Western Buckeye League win over Celina at Van Wert.

Van Wert is 10-10, 5-4 in the WBL. Celina is 5-15, 3-6.

Owen Treece scored 14 for the Cougars. Aidan Pratt had 11.

Jack Duncan scored 11 for Celina.

St. Marys 64, Defiance 51

ST. MARYS – St. Marys posted a Western Buckeye League win over Defiance at St. Marys.

St. Marys is 14-6, 5-3 in the WBL. Defiance is 13-8, 6-3.

Elida 52, Kenton 48

ELIDA – Elida notched a Western Buckeye League win over Kenton at the Elida Fieldhouse.

Elida is 4-16, 2-7 in the WBL. Kenton is 0-16, 0-7.

Aidan Bartels scored 10 for Elida. Tyler Long had nine.

Jaden Cornell led Kenton with 19 points. Jarrett Jolliff scored 10.

Ottawa-Glandorf 54, Wapakoneta 41

OTTAWA – Ottawa-Glandorf finished in second place in the Western Buckeye League with a victory over Wapakoneta at Hermiller Gymnasium.

O-G is 15-4, 7-2 in the WBL. Wapak is 12-9, 3-5.

Noah Ambos scored 15 for Wapak.

O-G led 27-25 at the half and 37-31 after three.

Coldwater 52, Delphos St. John’s 32

DELPHOS – Coldwater ran past Delphos St. John’s at Robert Arnzen Gymnasium.

Coldwater is 11-11, 4-5 in the Midwest Athletic Conference. St. John’s is 6-15, 0-9.

Carson Muhlenkamp led the Cavaliers with 11 points, three rebounds and three assists. Ethan Post had nine points, four rebounds and six assists. Zack McKibben scored nine.

Landon Elwer had nine points, three rebounds and two assists for the Blue Jays. Landen Grothaus had eight points.

Coldwater led 34-14 at the half.

Fort Recovery 55, New Bremen 50

FORT RECOVERY – Fort Recovery notched a Midwest Athletic Conference win over New Bremen at Fort Recovery.

Fort Recovery is 11-11, 5-4 in the MAC. New Bremen is 14-8, 6-3.

Reece Busse led the Cardinals with 10 points.

Marion Local 50, New Knoxville 35

MARIA STEN – Marion Local knocked off New Knoxville in a Midwest Athletic Conference game at Marion Local.

Marion Local is 13-9, 6-3 in the MAC. New Knoxville is 5-16, 1-8.

Marion Local led 32-17 at the half.

St. Henry 56, Parkway 53

ROCKFORD – St. Henry posted a Midwest Athletic Conference win over Parkway at Parkway.

Bennett Gels had 17 points and six rebounds for St. Henry. Logan Lefeld had 14 points and 10 rebounds. Carter Ontrop had 10 points and five rebounds.

Parkway’s Dylan Hughes score 30 points. He also had three rebounds, two assists and three steals. Hughes hit 7 of 10 on 3-pointers.

St. Henry owned the boards, 31-14.

St. Henry is 15-7 and second place in the MAC at 8-1. Parkway is 10-11, 3-6.

Liberty-Benton 49, Cory-Rawson 28

BENTON RIDGE – Liberty-Benton clinched at least a share for the Blanchard Valley Conference title with a win over Cory-Rawson.

L-B is 11-9, 8-2 in the BVC. Cory-Rawson is 10-8, 7-3.

L-B led 21-10 at the half.

Riverdale 37, Pandora-Gilboa 34

PANDORA – Riverdale notched a victory over Pandora-Gilboa in a Blanchard Valley Conference game.

Riverdale earned a share of the BVC title at 8-2, 14-8 overall. P-G is 10-12, 7-3 in the BVC.

Adian Harris led the Rockets with seven points.

Isaac Holland scored 11 for Riverdale.

Leipsic 72, Fort Jennings 58

FORT JENNINGS – Leipsic knocked off Fort Jennings in a Putnam County League game at Fort Jennings.

Leipsic is 15-7, 4-3 in the PCL. Fort Jennings is 6-14, 1-6.

Mason Brandt led the Vikings with 23 points. Jaden Siefker scored 15.

Evan Hoersten paced the Musketeers with 17 points. Jon Grote and Nick Trentman both scored 11. Zach Schulte had 10.

Ridgemont 51, Cardington-Lincoln 50

CARDINGTON — Ridgemont defeated Cardington-Lincoln in a non-league game at Cardington.

Ridgemont is 12-9.

Perry 84, Allen East 55

HARROD – Perry ran over Allen East in a non-league game at Allen East.

Perry is 17-3. Allen East is 9-12.

Kalida 38, Ayersville 36

AYERSVILLE – Kalida battled for a low-scoring, non-league win over Ayersville at Ayersville.

Kalida is 17-5.

Ayersville led 32-30 after three quarters.

Minster 48, Springfield Shawnee 36

MINSTER – Minster posted a non-league win over Springfield Shawnee at Minster.

Justin Nixon paced Minster with 21 points and 15 rebounds. Bryan Falk scored 10 and Johnny Nixon added eight points.

Jamon Miller led Springfield Shawnee with 12 points.

Minster is 18-4.

Lima Central Catholic 74, Fairlawn 57

SIDNEY – Lima Central Catholic went to Sidney and posted a victory over Fairlawn.

LCC stands 12-9.

Ottoville 72, Wayne Trace 58

HAVILAND – Ottoville notched a non-league victory over Wayne Trace at Wayne Trace.

Ottoville is 19-2. Wayne Trace is 16-6.

Ryan Suever had 19 points, four rebounds and four assists for the Big Green.

Josh Thorbahn had 17 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists. Suever sank 3-pointers and Thorbahn hit two.

Brooks Laukuf led Wayne Trace with 20 points. Cameron Sinn scored 12. Cameron Graham had 10.

Ottoville won the boards, 30-21.

Ottoville led 18-11 after the first quarter and 28-21 at the half.

Hicksville 67, Miller City 40

HICKSVILLE – Hicksville knocked off Miller City in a non-league game.

Miller City is 6-16.

Girls bowling

Division I sectional

WAPAKONETA – Wapakoneta, Celina, Shawnee and Lima Senior all advanced from the sectional to the district at the Division I bowling sectional at Astro Lanes.

The top four teams and the top four individuals move on to the district tournament.

The four individuals who move on to district, who weren’t on the qualifying teams, were Elida’s Sarah Munson (453), Elida’s Skylar Lamb (434), Springfield’s Mae Rashdan (431) and Defiance’s Savannah Roth (425).

Wapakoneta’s Bailey Van Meter won the individual sectional title with a 557 (199-209-149).

Wapak won the sectional with a 3,416. Celina was second with a 3,340. Shawnee was third with a 3,017. Lima Senior was fourth with the final qualifying spot with a 2,880.

Elida finished fifth with a 2,729. Springfield was sixth and Anthony Wayne was seventh. Defiance was eighth with a 1,979.

Celina was led by Ashtyn Huber’s 525. Emma Whitsler had a 486. Antonia Posada had a 479.

Defiance was paced by qualifier Roth’s 425.

Elida’s two qualifiers led the way with Munson and Lamb. Kelsey Cox had a 378.

Lima Senior’s Tatum Twining rolled a 549 (185-168-196), which was second overall. Emma Hipsher rolled a 422. Charlese Ferris 393.

Shawnee was led by freshman Olivia Miller, who rolled a 547 (171-178-198), which was third overall. Emma Holden had a 447. Samantha Zeltner had a 396.

Sectional champion Van Meter paced Wapak with a 557. Natalie Hefner rolled a 516. Madison Doseck had a 464.

Girls swimming

Division II district

BOWLING GREEN – There were no winners from the area at the district Division II girls swimming and diving championships, but a number of individuals finished in the top 12 in a number of events.

The top 24 overall finishers in each event from all the districts around the state advance to the state meet, based on times.

Oak Harbor won the district with 250 points. Ottawa-Glandorf was fifth with 153. Coldwater was eighth with 125.

Fort Recovery finished 12th with 89. New Bremen was 13th with 75. Defiance was 18th with 32. Ada was 19th with 30.

St. Marys was 20th with 27. Bath was 21st with 24. Shawnee was 22nd with 23. Marion Local was 24th with 19. Celina was 26th with 18.

Minster was 31st with 12. Bluffton and Kenton were tied for 32nd with 6.

A total of 35 teams competed.

Napoleon’s Kaylee Nagel won the 50 free in 23.63. Fort Recovery’s Tegan Fortkamp finished sixth. Ada’s Carlie Oldfield was 11th.

Napoleon’s Nagel also won the 100 free in 52.29. Bath’s Payton Meffley was eighth. Celina’s Emma Guggenbiller was ninth.

Colonel Crawford’s Katie Hanft won the 200 free in 2:00.66. Minster’s Cameo Cedarleaf was seventh. Ottawa-Glandorf’s Hannah Verhoff was ninth. O-G’s Kenzington Cupp was 11th.

Colonel Crawford’s Hanft also won the 500 free in 5:25.82. Ottawa-Glandorf’s Cupp was seventh. New Bremen’s Annie Jiang was 10th.

Oak Harbor won the 200 free relay in 1:38.53. Coldwater was fourth. Ottawa-Glandorf finished sixth. Fort Recovery was seventh. New Bremen was 11th.

Oak Harbor won the 400 free relay in 3:40.35. Coldwater was fourth. Fort Recovery was ninth. Ottawa-Glandorf was 11th.

Oak Harbor won the 200 medley relay in 1:49.55. Coldwater was fourth. Ottawa-Glandorf was fifth. Fort Recovery was seventh. New Bremen was 10th. Shawnee was 12th.

Shelby’s Reyna Hoffman won the 100 back in 59.85. Ada’s Oldfield was fifth. Ottawa-Glandorf’s Maddie White was eighth. Celina’s Guggenbiller was ninth. Marion Local’s Kylie Niekamp was 10th.

Archbold’s Elizabeth Theobold won the 100 breaststroke in 1:06.54. St. Marys’ Ciera Rupert was third. Ottawa-Glandorf’s Marissa Beckett was sixth. Coldwater’s Heidi Bruns was seventh.

Archbold’s Theobold also won the 100 fly in 58.45. Coldwater’s Macy May was second. Shawnee’s Katie Phillips was ninth. Ottawa-Glandorf’s Aby Warnecke was 10th. O-G’s White was 11th.

Shelby’s Hoffman also won the 200 I.M. O-G’s Beckett was second. Bath’s Meffley was sixth. Marion Local’s Niekamp was seventh. St. Marys’ Rupert was eighth. Fort Recovery’s Ava Bubp was ninth. New Bremen’s Jiang was 11th.

Boys swimming

Division II district

BOWLING GREEN – Wapakoneta’s Alex Honigford won the 50 free at the district Division II boys swimming and diving championships.

The sophomore Honigford won the 50 free in a time of 21.66. Wapakoneta’s Cameron Reichenbach was sixth. Minster’s Ben Stammen was seventh. Minster’s Lucas Stammen was ninth.

The top 24 overall finishers in each event from all the districts around the state advance to the state meet, based on times.

Lexington won the district with 319 points. Wapakoneta was second with 209.5. St. Marys finished fifth with 133.

Minster was 10th with 104. Ottawa-Glandorf was 15th with 54. Shawnee was 17th with 444.

Van Wert was 20th with 34. Celina was 23rd with 20. Bluffton was 29th with 10. Defiance was 30th with 6. Coldwater was 32nd with 2.

Napoleon’s Kyle Hudson won the 100 free in 45.43. Wapakoneta’s Honigford was second in 47.08. Wapak’s Nate Metzger was seventh. Minster’s Ben Stammen was ninth.

Napoleon’s Hudson also won the 200 free in 1:40.81. Wapak’s Metzger was fifth. Ottawa-Glandorf’s Carson Trombley was 12th.

Ashland won the 200 medley relay in 1:36.10. Wapakoneta was third. St. Marys was seventh. Shawnee was 12th.

Wapakoneta won the 200 free relay in a time of 1:28.46. Minster was second. St. Mary was eighth. Ottawa-Glandorf was 13th and Van Wert was 14th.

Lexington won the 400 free relay in 3:16.18. Wapakoneta was fourth. Ottawa-Glandorf was 10th. Van Wert was 12th and St. Marys was 13th.

Lexington’s Jacob Hathway won the 100 back in 53.15. Shawnee’s John Briggs was second in 53.80. Minster’s Nichols Clune was fourth. St. Marys’ Xander Spees was fifth. Wapak’s Owen Becker was eighth. St. Marys’ Reese Triplett was ninth.

Ashland’s Rylan McDaniel won the 100 breaststroke in 56.35. St. Marys’ Griffin Luebke was seventh. Wapakoneta’s Grant Honigford was 11th.

Sandusky Perkins’ Colin Singler won the 100 fly in 50.19. Shawnee’s Briggs was third. Ottawa-Glandorf’s Wes Davidson was fourth. Van Wert’s Jayden Welker was fifth. Minster’s Clune was sixth. Wapak’s Gavin Sutton was eighth. Minster’s Joseph Magoto was ninth. St. Marys’ Griffin Luebke was 12th.

Perkins’ Singler also won the 200 I.M. in 1:53.41. St. Marys’ Reece Triplett was ninth. Bluffton’s Riley Verb was 11th.

Bryan’s Kellen Rigg won the 500 free in 4:42.86. O-G’s Davidson was seventh.


Men’s basketball

Bluffton 69, Transylvania 53

BLUFFTON – Bluffton improved its record to 11-3 with a victory over Transylvania at the Sommer Center.

Jameel Cosby led the Beavers with 17 points, with 15 coming in the first half. Damian Davis scored 15. Marcus Bruns (Coldwater) had 11.

Dezman Brown had 10 points and nine rebounds for Bluffton.

Bluffton won the boards, 39-27. Bluffton shot 10 of 23 on 3-pointers.

ONU 74, Heidelberg 68

ADA — Ohio Northern outscored No. 15-ranked Heidelberg 10-0 over the final 1:37 of the contest to post a 74-68 men’s basketball victory on Friday night at the ONU Sports Center.

Junior Brandon Waugh (Columbus/Northland) had a double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Polar Bears (3-3 overall, 3-3 Ohio Athletic Conference).

Sophomore C.J. Napier (Miamisburg/Bishop Fenwick) scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds and sophomores Grant Heileman (Millersport/Sheridan) and Landen Long (Mason) added 10 points each for ONU.

The Student Princes (6-2, 6-2) got a game-high 24 points from Emmanuel Perdue and 14 each from Seth Hohman and Dylan Woods.

Women’s swimming

Mount Union 121, ONU 101

ALLIANCE — Senior Marissa Taylor (Granite Falls, N.C./South Caldwell) and junior Megan Lubinski (Loveland/Brighton) each won three events to lead the Ohio Northern women’s swimming and diving team in a 121-101 loss at Mount Union at Hammond Natatorium Friday evening.

The Polar Bears fall to 2-1 overall and 2-1 in the Ohio Athletic Conference and the Purple Raiders finish their regular season 3-1, 3-1.

Taylor and Lubinski won two individual races each and combined with sophomores Shelby Starkey (Bellefontaine) and Abby Schauer (Beavercreek) to win the 400 medley relay in 4;15.75.

Taylor won the 400 I.M. in 4:54.92 and the 500 free in 5:42.30, while Lubinski won the 50 free in :25.36 and the 100 free in :55.25.

Starkey also won the 200 back in 2:14.95.

Freshman Sofia Vazquez (Fulshear, Tex/Tompkins) won the 1-meter diving uncontested with 193.90 points.

Schauer also posted a second place finish in the 200 breast in 2:43.17 and junior Karli Katterle (Rocky River) was second in the 1000 free in 11:49.87.

Men’s swimming

Mount Union 164, ONU 74

ALLIANCE — Sophomore Calob Cope (Fort Wayne, Ind./Homestead) won the 500 free and freshman Ben Lacey (Lebanon) won the 200 fly to lead the Ohio Northern men’s swimming and diving team in a 164-74 setback at Mount Union at Hammond Natatorium Friday evening.

The Polar Bears fall to 2-1 overall and 2-1 in the Ohio Athletic Conference and the Purple Raiders finish their regular season 3-1, 3-1.

Cope and freshman Patrick Wellman (Dublin/Jerome) finished 1-2 in the 500 free, touching in 4:57.51 and 4:58.59, respectively.

Lacy won the 200 fly in 1:58.35.

Cope also placed second in the 400 I.M. in 4:20.69.

Junior Mike Lewandowski (Shelby Township, Mich./Eisenhower) was second in the 50 free in :22.51.

Freshman Evan Sailor (Goshen, Ind.) was second in the 1-meter diving with 193.90 points and freshman Wes Richards (Pinckney, Mich.) was second in the 200 breast in 2:17.56.

The 400 medley relay team of freshman Charlie Spyker (Harrod/Shawnee), Jarret Schaffer (Norwalk/St. Paul), junior Jackson Stanley (Beavercreek) and Lacey were second in 3:41.81.

Women’s basketball

ONU 48, Capital 45

BEXLEY — The Ohio Northern women’s basketball team fell at Capital 48-45 Friday night at the Capital Center.

With the loss, ONU drops to 4-5 overall and 4-5 in the Ohio Athletic Conference, while CU improves to 3-4, 3-4.

Senior Sydney Ward (Columbus/Upper Arlington) led the Polar Bears in scoring with eight points and eight rebounds.

Freshman Kristen Luersman (Fort Jennings) led the team with 10 rebounds and addded six points off the bench.

Capital’s Caroline Taphorn led all scorers with 11 points.

Trailing 48-40, Ohio Northern held the hosts scoreless over the final 2:57 of the contest.

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