SPENCERVILLE — The Bearcats improved 3-0 on the season with a 52-31 boys high school basketball victory Saturday night against Fort Jennings.
Josh Henline had 15 points and Dylan Smith scored 10 for Spencerville. Jarron Swick had 17 points for Fort Jennings (1-3).
Ottoville 57, Bath 43
BATH TOWNSHIP — William Miller had 18 points and Alex Suever scored 15 for Ottoville. Jonah Wauben (14), Drake Craddock (11) and Britton Hall (10) all scored in double digits for Bath.
Allen East 70,
HARROD — Zach Miller (20), Keaton Lehman (18) and Garett Newland (12) each scored in double digits for Allen East.
Hardin Northern 46,
ARCADIA — Nevin Robson had 19 points and Zeb Wilson scored 13 for Hardin Northern.
CONTINENTAL — Daegan Hatfield had 13 points and Garrett Richardson scored 10 for Lincolnview. Gavin Huff had seven points for Continental.
Delphos St. John’s 49,
DELPHOS — Nolan Schwinnen had 13 points and Landon Grothaus scored 12 for DSJ. Jackson Covault had 10 points for Elida.
FINDLAY — Trenton Donley had 13 points for Bluffton.
Shawnee 54, St. Henry 24
SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Austin Miller had 23 points and Brady Wheeler scored 12 for Shawnee. Seth Heitkamp had six points for St. Henry.
Upper Scioto Valley 52,
Benjamin Logan 45
MCGUFFEY — Drew Stephens had 15 points and Connor Sanders scored 13 for USV.
St. Marys 58,
New Bremen 57
ST. MARYS — The Roughriders outscored the Cardinals 18-6 in the fourth quarter to earn the victory. Austin Parks had 26 points and Andrew Moore scored 13 for St. Marys. Nick Alig (14), Reece Busse (12) and Trevor Bergman (11) scored in double digits for New Bremen.
Delphos Jefferson 49
DELPHOS — Bubby Knight had 17 points and Will Knight scored 13 for Perry. Colin Bailey had 17 points and Trent Teman scored 11 for Jefferson.
Antwerp 67, Pandora-Gilboa 38
ANTWERP — Will Huffman had 10 points for P-G.
Ada 62, McComb 51
MCCOMB — Cayden Murphy (25), Spencer Wall (16) and Carter Conley (11) each scored in double digits for Ada.
Ottoville 52, Bluffton 48
BLUFFTON — Elise Kramer (20), Isabelle Furley (12) and Carly Thorbahn (11) each scored in double digits for Ottoville. Kylie Stackhouse (14), Sami Scoles (12) and Kylie Monday (10) were double digit scorers for Bluffton.
Ada 52, Perry 22
ADA — Courtney Sumner had 20 points and Olivia Burkhart scored 15 for the host Bulldogs.
Kalida 31, Elida 20
ELIDA — Camille Hovest had 10 points and 10 rebounds and Brooke Vennekotter scored seven for the visiting Wildcats. Addisyn Freeman had 12 points for the Bulldogs.
St. Marys 40,
New Knoxville 37
NEW KNOXVILLE — Noelle Ruane had 13 points and Morgan Hesse and Cora Rable scored eight each for the visiting Roughriders. Avery Henschen had 16 points and Ellie Gabel scored 10 for the Rangers.
Miller City 66,
PANDORA — Abi Lammers had 23 points and 11 rebounds and Carley Hermiller scored 13 for the visiting Wildcats. Lacie Fenstermaker had 12 points and Taelor Miller scored 11 for P-G.
WAPAKONETA — Katie Lisi had eight points and Allie Wilson scored seven for the host Redskins.
Delphos St. John’s 17
DELPHOS — Laci McCoy had 14 points, six rebounds, four assists and four steals and Brynn Putman and Cali Gregory scored 10 each for the Knights. Emma Will had eight points and Abby Kerner scored five for St. John’s.
OTTAWA — Chloee Glenn had 19 points and Myka Aldrich scored 17 for O-G.
Shawnee 2,469, LCC 1,812
LIMA — Cruz Hunter had the high game (243) and two-game series (406) for Shawnee at 20th Century Lanes. Josh Yahl had the high game (158) and series (311) for Lima Central Catholic.
Shawnee 2,211, LCC 1,734
LIMA — Olivia Miller had the high game (245) and two-game series (428) for Shawnee at 20th Century Lanes.
Bath coach openings
Bath High School is seeking candidates for the head girls soccer and volleyball coach positions. Anyone interested in either position should send a letter of interest and resume, along with three references to Kristen Holt, email@example.com or to Bath High School Athletic Department at 2850 Bible Road Lima, Ohio 45801. The application deadline is Dec. 17.
SIDNEY — Wapakoneta (275.5 points) won the team title with Sidney (195.5), Shawnee (186) and Van Wert (164.5) finishing second through fourth respectively in the eight-team competition.
Wapakoneta’s Caden Mellott (113 pounds), Corbin Mitchell (157) and Cael Rostorfer (285), Shawnee’s Donovyn Campbell (120) and Ethan Morgan (132) and Van Wert’s Caleb Bledsoe (190) won their weight classes.
RAWSON — Ada went 2-3 on the day with Liam Vieira (120) going 5-0 with three pins.
Hanover 75, Bluffton 64
HANOVER — Jameel Cosby had 28 points and 10 rebounds and Minster grad Mike Ketner scored 11 for Bluffton (2-4) in its.Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opener.
Indiana Tech 78, UNOH 53
FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Cedric Delancy Jr. had nine points and seven rebounds and LCC grad Biggz Johnson scored nine for the University of Northwestern Ohio (3-8, 2-4 Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference).
Ohio Northern 59
MARIETTA — Ohio Northern fell to No. 13 Marietta at Ban Johnson Arena.
Saturday’s game was the Ohio Athletic Conference opener for both teams as the Pioneers improved to 4-2 overall while the Polar Bears dropped to 4-2.
Senior Brandon Waugh led the way for the Polar Bears with a game-high 20 points.
Ohio Northern 52
MARIETTA — Ohio Northern outscored Marietta 15-2 in the third quarter but ultimately fell at Ban Johnson Arena.
Saturday’s game was the Ohio Athletic Conference opener for both teams as the Pioneers improved to 6-0 overall while the Polar Bears dropped to 4-2.
Bath grad Jaidyn Halefinished with a career-high 18 points for ONU which also got eight points each from Shawnee grad Alissa Stahler and Brynn Serbin.
Fort Jennings grad Kristen Luersman had a team-high seven rebounds for ONU, and Serbin led the Polar Bears with four steals and three assists.
Indiana Tech 71, UNOH 52
FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Kimyra McGhee had 17 points, Ronja Orpo scored 13 and New Knoxville grad Erin Scott contributed seven rebounds for UNOH (2-7, 1-5 WHAC).
Hanover 63, Bluffton 53
HANOVER — Ella Zaborowski had 10 points and Brianna Gillig scored eight and pulled down 13 rebounds for Bluffton (2-3) in its HCAC opener.
ADA — Jacob Reed won the 141 pound title to lead Ohio Northern to a second place finish at the 40th annual ONU Invitational at the ONU Sports Center.
The Polar Bears finished second out of 16 teams with 144 points and had 10 wrestlers place in the top eight in their respective weight classes. Olivet (Mich.) won the team title with 160.5 points, Adrian (Mich.) was third with 142.5 points and Otterbein was fourth with 122 points.
LIMA — Five champions were crowned during Saturday’s 50th annual Elks Hoop Shoot.
Emma Haehn (girls ages 10-11) from Delphos St. John’s, Delphos Jefferson’s Brylee Geary (girls 12-13), St. Gerard’s Deontae Cowens Jr. (boys 8-9), and Carter Roessner (boys 10-11) and Andrew Elwer (boys 12-13) from Delphos St. John’s won titles to earn spots in the District Hoop Shoot scheduled for Jan. 16 at Cook Hall on The Ohio State University-Lima/Rhodes State College campus.
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