Boys basketball roundup: Bertke scores 39 as Shawnee wins in OT
SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Beckett Bertke scored 39 points and pulled down 11 rebounds, as Shawnee topped St. Henry in overtime. The Indians battled back from a nine-point halftime lead, in part thanks to a 23-16 run in the third quarter. Nick Pasion added 12 points for Shawnee (2-2). Trevick...
Saturday scoreboard: Jackson Center loses to Coldwater for first time, Russia girls win
Coldwater 51, Jackson Center 41:Jackson Center lost to the Cavaliers for the first time in program history in a nonconference game on Saturday in Coldwater. The Cavaliers led 25-23 at halftime and pulled away with a 9-2 edge in the third quarter. Reed Platfoot led Jackson Center with 18 points.
David Trinko: One last blast for Crosshairs Lima
LIMA — When Crosshairs Lima opened back in December 2015, the owners weren’t sure what kind of people might use the paintball facility. Now they know: It’s the best kind of people. “These have been some of the finest human beings I’ve ever met,” co-owner Sandy Monfort...
Jackson Center’s Second Quarter B-O-O-M Spells D-O-O-M For Botkins
Not what Dr. Naismith had in mind, probably. But after a slow start Jackson Center caught fire after the ‘banks’ had closed…a banked three-pointer from Macy Klopfenstein igniting a 11-1 second quarter run that eventually became a 41-25 Jackson Center win. But this time of year teams...
Ohio High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Shelby County Today - December 9
If your plans today include tracking the local high school basketball games in Shelby County, Ohio, then there is some important info you need to know. Find out how to watch or stream today's high-school action in the article below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network!...
Van Wert wrestlers take home Jim McCracken Invitational title
SIDNEY — The Cougars took home the team championship at the Jim McCracken Invitational on Saturday. Van Wert scored 303.5 points, topping Shawnee (195), Greenville (171) and host Sidney (170).
High school boys basketball: Scott holds off Lima Senior
Scott led Lima Senior by 18 points at halftime and survived a second-half rally to claim a 64-59 home City League boys basketball victory Friday. Lael Foster scored a game-high 23 points for the visiting Spartans (1-1, 1-1), but the Bulldogs (2-1, 1-1) had four players of their own score double figures. Mario Peters led the way with 19, followed by Carnel Smith (14), Darryl Barnett (13), and Isaiah Beauchamp (10). OAK HARBOR 57, GENOA 51 OAK HARBOR — The Rockets nearly doubled up Genoa at halftime and held on for a win in Northern Buckeye Conference play.
Elida seals thrilling victory over St. John's
DELPHOS — On Saturday night, the St. John’s Blue Jays (2-0) hosted the Elida Bulldogs (2-1) in an exciting non-conference showdown at “The Vatican.” Riding the momentum from a nail-biting 60-54 overtime triumph over Kalida on Friday, the Blue Jays were eager to capitalize on their recent success. The Elida Bulldogs, fresh off a tight 56-55 victory against Spencerville, also entered the matchup with aspirations. The Bulldogs impressive defensive pressure played a crucial role in this one, as it helped guide them to a 54-47 victory.
Bearcats secure convincing victory over Musketeers
SPENCERVILLE — The Bearcats found the win column in convincing fashion Saturday night. In the first two outings of the season, Spencerville turned in dominating first half showings, before simmering down and seeing their lead turn to losses. That was not the case for Kevin Sensabaugh’s squad as they...
Second half stampede leads Bath over Van Wert
VAN WERT — Things were going well on both ends for the Lady Cougars until a disastrous closing effort helped Bath hand Van Wert a 41-19 WBL loss on Thursday night. Midway through the third quarter, Kendra Deehring hit a short turnaround jumper to give the home Cougars a 19-17 lead. Deehring's basket capped off a 6-2 run that opened the quarter.
Elida exhales after close call with Delphos St. John’s
Elida posted a narrow 54-47 win over Delphos St. John’s for an Ohio boys basketball victory on Dec. 9. Last season, Delphos St. John’s and Elida squared off on Dec. 3, 2022 at Elida High School. Recently on Dec. 2, Elida squared off with Lima Bath in a...
Boys Hoops: O-G Dominates Against Van Buren; Ottoville Takes Down Bath; Spencerville Defeats Fort
In a thrilling night of boys' basketball, O-G Titans dominate against the Black Knights, Ottoville takes down Bath, and Spencerville defeats Fort. With impressive performances from key players, the Titans extend their winning streak, while the Big Green continue their dominance. Meanwhile, the Barcats secure a decisive victory in Allen County.
Boys Basketball Roundup – December 9, 2023
OHSAA boys basketball scores for December 9, 2023 in Ohio high school sport. Cardington-Lincoln controlled the scoreboard and the game in a strong 71-31 victory over Elgin at Elgin High on Dec. 9 in Ohio boys high school basketball action. Cardington-Lincoln opened with a 26-7 advantage over Elgin through the...
Kenton Girls 8th Basketball beats Wapakoneta 34 – 24
The Lady Cats came from behind to win a tough game against Wapak. They picked up the defensive intensity after halftime and held Wapak to 4 points in the second half. Scoring for the Cats was Kaylee Barlow with 13, Lyla Gammon with 10, Jadynn Byers with 6 and Brylee Bostelman with 5. Their next game is Thursday at home against Shawnee!
Friday scoreboard: Botkins dominates Fort Loramie in SCAL opener
Botkins 63, Fort Loramie 34: The Redskins pulled within seven in the third quarter after trailing by double digits most of the first half, but the Trojans ran away after that. Collin Doseck led Botkins (3-0, 1-0 SCAL) with 19 points while Rylyn Paul scored 13. Alex Boerger led Fort Loramie (0-1, 0-1) with 11 points.
Post players lift Ottoville past Bath
BATH TOWNSHIP — When Ottoville hit back-to-back 3-pointers to open Saturday’s game at Bath, it would’ve been easy to think the outside sharpshooters would be the stars of the night. Instead, the two starters inside the paint did the dirty work, combining for 34 points in Ottoville’s...
Lima Senior Girls Basketball Team Triumphs Over Lima Central Catholic
• Lima Senior girls basketball team won a convincing 61-28 victory over Lima Central Catholic in the annual meeting for the Lima Cup. This win improves Lima Senior's overall record to 3-3, while LCC falls to 1-5.
Roundup: Crestview takes down Shawnee
SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Crestview erupted for 22 points in the second quarter and held off Shawnee on Friday night.
Lady Panthers stomp New Knoxville 47-26
NEW KNOXVILLE — The Parkway girls opened conference play on a high note with a 47-26 win over New Knoxville on Thursday night. The Lady Panthers put together a 15-point second quarter to outscore the Rangers by 10 and create separation they'd never give back in the win.
Marion Local overwhelms St. John’s
MARIA STEIN — Rewinding to the early 1980s, the spirited rivalry between Delphos St. John’s and Marion Local took root, marking an era when both teams held powerhouse status in the Midwest Athletic Conference (MAC). In the inaugural MAC season for St. John’s in 1983, Marion Local clinched a thrilling overtime regular-season victory with a 46-45 score. However, the narrative underwent a dramatic shift during the regional tournament that same year when the Lady Jays managed to secure a narrow 53-52 triumph, propelling them on a path to the state tournament.