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College basketball: Kahlig rescues Oilers

By BRIAN LESTER
STAFF WRITER
Greg Kahlig stood at the top of the 3-point line and thought about his next move.
He motioned for a moment as if he was going to drive to the basket, but then found space to drill a 3-pointer.
It was a gutsy decision in a tight situation Monday as the University of Findlay men’s basketball team trailed Hillsdale by two points with 1:21 to go in a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference battle between two South Division rivals.
The basket gave the Oilers the lead and was key to a 74-71 UF victory over the Chargers at Croy Gymnasium.
“I was trying to read the way he was defending me,” Kahlig said. “He was defending me to drive, but I got a step on him and he backed up enough where I was able to get the shot off. Thankfully, it went in.”
UF never looked back, and Kahlig was able to force Hilldale’s Tim Dezelski to take a tough 3-point shot in the closing seconds that bounced off the rim.
“It was pretty nerve-wracking,” Kahlig said. “We knew they had a chance to tie it. I just tried to play good defense and make him take a tough shot. He’s a good shooter, but fortunately he missed that one.”
Kahlig finished with 29 points, knocking down three treys along the way. He also had four rebounds, four assists and four blocks.
Kahlig seemed to be at his best as the pressure rose in a game the Oilers (15-4, 11-4 GLIAC) had to win to keep pace in the race for a conference championship.
His trey with 6:08 remaining gave UF a 60-58 lead and his second long-distance shot down the stretch broke a 60-60 tie.
He also hit two free throws, made a layup and knocked down a short jumper in the lane as he scored 15 points in the final six-plus minutes of action.
None of it surprised UF head coach Charlie Ernst.
“There are very few players who will take the kind of shots he takes under that kind of pressure,” Ernst said. “He has nerves of steel and believes every shot he takes is going in, and most of them did. But obviously he is a senior and he wanted this game bad.”
Nothing came easy against the Chargers (13-6, 9-6 GLIAC), who opened the game with a 16-9 run and hung around throughout with solid 3-point shooting. The Chargers drilled 11 treys and shot 48.1 percent (26 of 54) overall.
Dezelski paved the way with 17 points, hurting UF both inside and outside, while Kyle Cooper scored 15 points.
Brandon Pritzl added 14 points, but when the Chargers needed a shot the most, they couldn’t get one. Down 74-71 after two big free throws by Alphonso Baity, Zach Miller missed an open 3-pointer with 19 seconds remaining.
Dylan Kaufman, who only scored eight points but racked up three steals, said the team effort the Oilers gave on defense when it mattered most was key to nailing down a second consecutive win.
“We have faith in our defense. We take pride in it,” Kaufman said. “If all five of us are giving effort and playing our roles, that is when we are at our best on defense.”
The Oilers led 36-35 at halftime and seemed to be on their way to taking control when a layup by Mark Frilling, a jumper in the lane by Baity and a layup and free throw by Kaufman put the Oilers in front 49-43.
The Chargers battled back, though, and made sure this game was a fight to the finish. Dezelski’s 3-pointer gave HC a 58-55 lead with 7:30 left in the game.
“It was a rugged, rough and tumble game that was not only typical of this conference, but typical of this rivalry,” Ernst said. “This was the third game in five days for both teams, and you saw two tired teams out there tonight. But we found a way to win, and we continue to get better at finding a way.”
Baity scored 19 points for the Oilers, who shot 49.1 percent (26 of 53) from the floor. Jake Heagen added 13 points for UF, which remains a half game behind first-place Walsh in the division.
UF returns to action Thursday against Ohio Dominican (5-14, 3-12 GLIAC) in an 8 p.m. game at Croy Gymnasium.

HILLSDALE (13-6, 9-6 GLIAC)
Grose 1-1–3, Cooper 6-2–15, Dezelski 7-1–17, C. Smith 1-1–3, Pritzl 5-0–14, Nelson 3-2–9, Miller 1-1–4, Manno 2-0–6, R. Smith 0-0–0, Pretzer 0-0–0. TOTALS: 26-54 8-15 — 71.
FINDLAY (15-4, 11-4 GLIAC)
Heagen 5-2–13, Kahlig 10-6–29, Frilling 2-0–4, Baity 6-6–19, Kaufman 3-2–8, Gardner 0-0–0, Samsel 0-0–0, Staley 0-0–0, Jones 0-1″”1. TOTALS: 26-53 17-26 — 74.
3-Point GOALS: Hillsdale 11-20 (Pritzl 4, Manno & Dezelski 2, Cooper, Nelson & Miller); Findlay 5-22 (Kahlig 3, Heagen & Baity).
rebounds: Hillsdale 33 (Pritzl 9); Findlay 31 (Filling 6).
ASSISTS: Hillsdale 16 (Pritzl); Findlay 10 (Kahlig 4).
STEALS: Hillsdale 7 (Dezelski 4); Findlay 8 (Kaufman 3).
BLOCKS: Hillsdale 3 (Cooper, Dezelski & Nelson); Findlay 10 (Kahlig 4).
TURNOVERS: Hillsdale 15; Findlay 11.
TOTAL FOULS: Hillsdale 23; Findlay 12.
FOULED OUT: None.
HALFTIME: Findlay, 36-35.
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College basketball: UF women let another game slip away

By BRIAN LESTER
STAFF WRITER
Jim Wiedie needed a minute to collect his thoughts. And no one can blame him for it.
It’s been a trying year for him as the first-year head coach of the University of Findlay women’s basketball team, and another tough night in the gym unfolded Monday night as the Oilers let a lead and an opportunity slip away in a 66-61 loss to Hillsdale at Croy Gymnasium.
The loss cuts the Oilers’ chances of making the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament. UF is in 11th. The top eight make the tourney.
“We’re running out of opportunities. That is really frustrating,” Wiedie said. “We play well in stretches. We need to figure out how to put teams away. We make a run and play well, and then, in a span of about five minutes, we’re a totally different team.”
The Oilers (9-10, 6-9 GLIAC) led 49-41 with just more than 10 minutes to play after a 3-pointer by Karli Bonar.
But that is where it all changed.
The Chargers (9-10, 8-7 GLIAC) roared to life and drilled four straight 3-pointers, two by Kelsey Cromer and two by Ashlyn Landherr, as they took a 53-49 lead with 7:14 to go. Hillsdale never looked back.
“We have what we call ‘red’ where if the shot clock gets under 15, we go from zone to man,” Wiedie said. “I was screaming ‘red, red, red,’ and at least two, if not three, of those 3-pointers, there was no one on the shooter. It’s a total lack of communication with each other in crucial parts of the game.”
Those 3-pointers were part of a 16-0 run for the Chargers. Yet, the Oilers managed to battle back behind strong play from Margaret Wuebker.
Wuebker hit two free throws to cut the Hillsdale lead to 62-57, and her blocked shot led to an easy layup on the other end for Kristin Klausing, trimming the lead to 62-59.
Wuebker then knocked down a jumper and pulled the Oilers to within one at 62-61 with 46.8 seconds left.
Ciara Geiger had an opportunity to tie the game at 64 but her 3-pointer rolled in and out and the Chargers held on for the win.
The Oilers shot only 35 percent (21 of 60) from the field and Geiger led the way with 13 points. Wuebker finished with 10 points, four rebounds and three steals.
Hillsdale shot 48.9 percent (23 of 47) from the floor and had four players in double figures, including 18 from Megan Fogt.
The Oilers managed to force 27 turnovers but turned the ball over 20 times themselves, wasting opportunities to put the game away.
“We have no killer instinct,” Wiedie said. “The kids are great. I love our players, but when it comes to being competitive and putting your foot down on somebody, we can’t do it. I’m not sure if that will change, but we need to realize we need to play 40 minutes to win games.”
UF struggled early and it looked as if it would be a long night as it trailed 20-11 midway through the opening half.
The Oilers missed several good scoring opportunities during that stretch but soon came to life and closed the half on a 20-8 run for a 31-28 lead at the break.
Karli Beasley helped fuel the run with a layup and 3-pointer and Geiger drilled a trey as well that gave the Oilers their first lead at 23-22 with 6:32 left.
A layup by Kaleigh Kenny and two free throws by Geiger put the Oilers up 31-28 at the half.
The Oilers led by as many as 10 in the second half after a layup by Kenny put UF in front 44-34.
UF will look to bounce back Thursday night when it battles Ohio Dominican (8-11, 5-10 GLIAC) in a 6 p.m. game at Croy Gymnasium.

hillsdale (9-10, 8-7 gliac)
Bisaro 1-2 0-0 2, Fogt 5-9 8-11 18, Cromer 5-9 0-0 13, Landherr 4-5 0-1 10, Berry 2-5 5-6 9, Moynes 0-1 0-1 0, Farrell 5-11 2-2 12, Geffert 0-2 0-0 0, Lloyd 0-0 0-0 0, Lowery 1-3 0-1 2. TOTALS: 23-47 15-22 66.
Findlay (9-10 6-9 GLIAC)
Wuebker 1-5 8-8 10, Beasley 2-8 0-0 5, Klausing 1-3 0-0 2, Geiger 5-13 2-3 13, Bonar 1-8 0-0 3, Klein 0-1 2-2 2, Kenny 3-5 0-0 6, Andrews 1-5 0-0 2, Gunning 2-7 2-3 7, Kessler 1-1 0-0 2, Lewis 4-4 1-2 9. TOTALS: 21-60 15-18 61.
3-Point GOALS: Hillsdale 5-13 (Cromer 3-5, Landherr 2-3, Berry 0-2, Farrell 0-1, Geffert 0-1, Lowery 0-1); Findlay 4-24 (Bonar 1-7, Beasley 1-5, Geiger 1-4, Gunning 1-4, Andrews 0-2, Kenny 0-1, Klein 0-1).
rebounds: Hillsdale 40 (Fogt 15); Findlay 33 (Beasley 6, Geiger & Kessler 5).
ASSISTS: Hillsdale 12 (Berry 8); Findlay 13 (Geiger 3).
STEALS: Hillsdale 7 (Fogt 3); Findlay 12 (Wuebker, Geiger & Bonar 3).
BLOCKS: Hillsdale 6 (Fogt 4); Findlay 2 (Wuebker & Geiger).
TURNOVERS: Hillsdale 27, Findlay 20.
TOTAL FOULS: Hillsdale 18, Findlay 22.
FOULED OUT: None.
HALFTIME: Findlay, 31-28.
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College football: Patriots’ Pettit fulfills dream

By ANDREW WILLIAMS
STAFF WRITER
When Patrick Henry senior Colt Pettit was a young boy, his father made his older brother and him a deal.
“One day when my brother was, I’d say 7th or 8th grade, and I was in kindergarten I believe, my dad promised us both that if we ever got a full-ride scholarship for academics, football, any sport in general, he’d buy us a car,” Pettit said.
“I got a 2007 Dodge Ram 1500. That’s a truck, so I was happy with it.”
Pettit’s father held up his end of the deal and this afternoon, Pettit will officially complete his.
The 6-foot-4, 250 pound offensive lineman will be surrounded by family, coaches and friends as he signs a National Letter of Intent to continue his football career this fall at Virginia Tech.
While Pettit said the enormity of the situation has begun to hit him slowly, he is looking forward to inking his name and making his intentions to become a Hokie official.
“It’s mixed feelings, honestly,” he said. “Been waiting for this day … my whole life. It’s a dream come true. I’m sad to see the recruiting process over but definitely glad it’s over, too. It was a wild time and I’m just glad to be, kind of in a way, starting a new chapter in my life so it’s very exciting.”
In his four years at Patrick Henry, Pettit helped the Patriots to a 36-11 record and made three trips to the state playoffs. He was named a first-team All-Ohio defensive lineman and Division VI co-defensive player of the year in 2013 and was selected first team All-Ohio as an offensive lineman in 2012.
For a young man who grew up in the small town of Deshler and played at a school the size of Patrick Henry, signing to play football in the Atlantic Coast Conference is a major achievement.
Bill Inselmann, who stepped down as head coach of the Patriots at the end of the 2013 season, said in his 23 years at the head of the program, Pettit is only the third PH player to receive a Division I offer. The other two are current Houston Astros outfielder Marc Krauss and Colt’s older brother Cody, who just finished his final season as an offensive lineman at Central Michigan.
“Well, it’s really neat for a small school like ours,” Inselmann said. “It’s not an everyday occurrence, obviously.
“Colt, first of all, is such a deserving young man both as a football player and just as a person. It’s really neat to see somebody like that, who’s just a great role model both on and off the field, get the recognition and get the opportunity that he’s going to get to play at the next level.”
Pettit said the biggest transition for him will be leaving his family for the first time when he departs for his freshman year in Blacksburg, Va., about 420 miles from his hometown. He believes his is ready for that adjustment, though, as well as the increased workload and level of competition he will experience in major college football.
“There’s no doubt it’s going to be a big jump,” he said. “There’s a lot of great teams, great smaller schools in the area but it’s nothing like going to the ACC. So, I’m just trying to prepare myself to the best of my ability. I’ve just got to work as hard as I can because of … the upped level of competition.”
By the end of the recruiting process, Pettit said he received about 20 offers, but ultimately decided on Virginia Tech because he “really felt like it was a true home.”
After speaking with offensive coordinator Scot Loeffler, he expects to enter as a center or guard, depending on which is the best fit for both sides.
Inselmann believes no matter where Pettit lines up in terms of position, he already has all the tools to be successful.
“I think he’s got a good head on his shoulders,” Inselmann said. “There’s going to be a lot of adjustments that he’s going to have to make. Every time you get to another level, you’re going to start at the bottom of the ladder. Colt’s the type of he kid, he’s got a great work ethic and he listens. He’s a very disciplined young man. If you want to see what it’s going to take to be successful at any level in anything, it’s a work ethic and discipline. He’s got both those.”
While he’s still months away from joining the Hokies in body, Pettit is busy finishing up his senior year and heeding his brother’s advice to enjoy the process he has been through that will culminate this afternoon with the swish of a pen.
“It’s going to be pretty thrilling,” he said. “I’m pretty excited about it. It’s a dream come true. Just sitting there, just with my family, coaches, everyone who’s ever helped me out for the most part, it’s just going to be a great feeling. It’ll be a great experience and one that I’ll remember and cherish for the rest of my life.”
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Tuesday’s scoreboard

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL
Monday’s Results
Three Rivers Athletic Conference
Lima Senior 90, Tol. Cent. Catholic 66
Toledo Whitmer 50, Findlay 26
Midland Athletic League
Tiffin Calvert 60, Hopewell-Loudon 40
Northern Buckeye Conference
Lake 63, Woodmore 40
Other NW Ohio Games
Carey 51, Riverdale 40
Elmwood 58, Gibsonburg 34
Leipsic 47, Bluffton 38
Lincolnview 46, Fort Jennings 32
Norwalk St. Paul 53, Huron 48
Oak Harbor 66, Danbury 33
Old Fort 49, Northwood 42
Orrville 45, Canton Central Catholic 42
Ottoville 42, Ada 34
Pandora-Gilboa 47, Continental 39
Patrick Henry 54, Van Buren 48
Perrysburg 66, Toledo Start 40
South Central 66, Seneca East 58
St. Wendelin 41, Upper Scioto Valley 29
Swanton 53, Cardinal Stritch 33
Toledo Woodward 50, Otsego 44
West Holmes 77, Wooster Triway 30
Around Ohio
Akr. Manchester 74, Gnadenhutten Indian Valley 62
Atwater Waterloo 40, Hartville Lake Center Christian 26
Bedford 72, Parma Hts. Valley Forge 52
Bloom-Carroll 34, Circleville Logan Elm 26
Brecksville-Broadview Hts. 48, Parma Normandy 41
Bristol 64, Windham 38
Cadiz Harrison Cent. 59, St. Clairsville 50
Camden Preble Shawnee 63, Monroe 33
Cin. McAuley 65, Cin. Anderson 30
Cin. Princeton 67, Cin. Colerain 48
Cin. Withrow 57, Cin. Walnut Hills 46
Cin. Wyoming 49, Cin. Christian 46
Clarksville Clinton-Massie 59, Washington C.H. 38
Cle. E. Tech 77, Cle. Rhodes 61
Cuyahoga Hts. 45, Willoughby S. 31
Day. Stivers 59, Day. Dunbar 52
Eastlake N. 54, Chagrin Falls 40
Eaton 62, Trenton Edgewood 23
Fayetteville-Perry 65, Bethel-Tate 51
Germantown Valley View 58, New Paris National Trail 36
Girard 38, Brookfield 27
Hamilton New Miami 38, Cin. College Prep. 25
Hillsboro 51, Goshen 40
Kettering Alter 70, Middletown Madison Senior 34
Kings Mills Kings 52, Morrow Little Miami 49
Lawrence School 36, Andrews Osborne Academy 33
Massillon Tuslaw 42, Strasburg-Franklin 34
Mechanicsburg 53, W. Liberty-Salem 38
Milford 50, Norwood 44
Oberlin 40, N. Rigdeville Christian Community 32
Ravenna 62, Mantua Crestwood 44
Richfield Revere 44, Lodi Cloverleaf 31
Shaker Hts. Laurel 45, Rocky River Lutheran W. 32
Streetsboro 34, Alliance 24
W. Carrollton 50, Miamisburg 49
Wadsworth 45, Macedonia Nordonia 29
Zanesville Rosecrans 59, New Concord John Glenn 28
Tuesday’s Games
Northern Ohio League
Bellevue at Sandusky Senior
Norwalk Senior at Willard
Northwest Central Conference
Riverside at Sidney Lehman
Sandusky Bay Conference
Oak Harbor at Port Clinton
Sandusky Perkins at Clyde
Other NW Ohio Games
Antwerp at Stryker
Arcanum at Fort Recovery
Ashland Crestview at Bucyrus
Bryan at Bowling Green
Buckeye Central at Mohawk
Clear Fork at Lucas
Colonel Crawford at New Riegel
Convoy Crestview at Celina
Edon at Fairview
Galion Senior at Shelby
Hopewell-Loudon at Cory-Rawson
Houston at New Knoxville
Kalida at Holgate
Kenton at Bluffton
Liberty-Benton at Miller City
Lima Cent. Cath. at Van Wert
Lima Perry at Hardin Northern
Mansfield St. Peter’s at South Central
Marion Local at Lima Bath
Milan Edison at Norwalk St. Paul
Monclova Christian at Liberty Center
Napoleon at Archbold
New Bremen at Spencerville
North Central at Maumee Valley Country Day
Northwestern at Loudonville
Parkway at Elida
Patrick Henry at Pettisville
Sandusky St. Mary’s at Fremont St. Joseph
Swanton at Hilltop
Tiffin Columbian at Ontario
Tinora at Montpelier
Toledo Christian at Genoa
Wapakoneta at Coldwater
Wayne Trace at Continental
Wynford at Mansfield Madison
Wednesday’s Games
Other NW Ohio Games
Fredericktown at Howard East Knox
Oak Park, Mich. at Toledo Scott
Thursday’s Games
Blanchard Valley Conference
Arlington at Liberty-Benton
Cory-Rawson at Pandora-Gilboa
Hardin Northern at Van Buren
Leipsic at McComb
Vanlue at Arcadia
Three Rivers Athletic Conference
Lima Senior at Oregon Clay
Tol. Cent. Catholic at Findlay
Toledo St. Ursula at Toledo Notre Dame
Toledo Whitmer at Fremont Ross
Midland Athletic League
Carey at North Baltimore
Hopewell-Loudon at Fremont St. Joseph
Old Fort at Mohawk
St. Wendelin at Seneca East
Tiffin Calvert at New Riegel
Northern Buckeye Conference
Eastwood at Elmwood
Fostoria Senior at Woodmore
Genoa at Rossford
Lake at Otsego
Northwest Conference
Columbus Grove at Bluffton
Convoy Crestview at Allen East
Delphos Jefferson at Spencerville
Lincolnview at Ada
Northwest Ohio Athletic League
Archbold at Delta
Evergreen at Bryan
Montpelier at Liberty Center
Patrick Henry at Wauseon
Western Buckeye League
Celina at Lima Shawnee
Lima Bath at Kenton
Ottawa-Glandorf at Elida
St. Marys Memorial at Wapakoneta
Van Wert at Defiance
Firelands Conference
Norwalk St. Paul at New London
Green Meadows Conference
Edgerton at Fairview
Hicksville at Holgate
Wayne Trace at Antwerp
Midwest Athletic Conference
Delphos St. John’s at Versailles
Marion Local at New Bremen
Minster at Coldwater
New Knoxville at Fort Recovery
St. Henry at Parkway
Northern Lakes League
Napoleon at Anthony Wayne
Springfield at Perrysburg
Sylvania Northview at Maumee
Sylvania Southview at Bowling Green
Ohio Cardinal Conference
Ashland Senior at Lexington
Clear Fork at Wooster Senior
Mansfield Madison at Orrville
West Holmes at Mansfield Senior
Sandusky Bay Conference
Huron at Milan Edison
Buckeye Border Conference
Edon at Stryker
Fayette at North Central
Pettisville at Hilltop
Toledo Area Athletic Conference
Danbury at Northwood
Ottawa Hills at Maumee Valley Country Day
Toledo Christian at Gibsonburg
Toledo Emmanuel Baptist at Cardinal Stritch
Other NW Ohio Games
Ayersville at Tinora
Castalia Margaretta at Bellevue
Danville at Gahanna Christian Academy
Lima Perry at Paulding
Loudonville at South Central
Marion Pleasant at Upper Scioto Valley
Northeastern at Riverside
Ridgedale at Marion Harding
Ridgemont at Elgin
Sandusky Perkins at Western Reserve
Upper Sandusky at Shelby
PREP BOYS BASKETBALL
Weekly AP Poll
Division I
1. Lakewood St. Edward (15) 15-1 202
2. Cin. Moeller (3) 15-1 176
3. Zanesville (3) 16-0 171
4. Massillon Jackson 13-2 100
5. Berea-Midpark 14-1 97
6. Trotwood-Madison 13-2 85
7. Perrysburg 15-1 81
8. Uniontown Lake 15-1 57
9. Cols. Northland 16-3 55
10. Pickerington Cent. 14-3 36
OTHERS RECEIVING 12 OR MORE POINTS: 11, Tol. Bowsher 20. 12, Shaker Hts. 15. 13, Can. Timken 14.
Division II
1. Cols. Watterson (11) 14-1 182
2. Mansfield Ontario (4) 17-0 173
3. Day. Dunbar (6) 16-3 171
4. Norwalk 15-1 123
5. Circleville Logan Elm 15-1 107
6. Defiance 14-2 90
7. Day. Thurgood Marshall 12-4 74
8. Franklin 15-3 61
9. Millbury Lake 14-1 58
10. Cle. Cent. Cath. 12-4 35
OTHERS RECEIVING 12 OR MORE POINTS: 11, Athens 17. 12, Akr. SVSM 15.
Division III
1. Belmont Union Local (15) 15-0 189
2. Beachwood 14-2 159
3. Cle. VASJ (5) 10-5 146
4. Lima Cent. Cath. 12-2 119
5. Chillicothe Zane Trace 14-2 116
6. St. Bernard Roger Bacon (1) 13-3 111
7. Lucasville Valley 16-2 90
8. Gates Mills Gilmour 13-2 84
9. Cols. Ready 12-5 25
10. Warrensville Hts. 9-7 21
OTHERS RECEIVING 12 OR MORE POINTS: 11, Creston Norwayne 14. 12, Cols. Hartley 13.
Division IV
1. Convoy Crestview (18) 15-0 204
2. New Madison Tri-Village (3) 15-0 173
3. Berlin Hiland 15-2 148
4. Canal Winchester Harvest Prep 18-1 121
5. Tol. Ottawa Hills 11-1 111
6. Tipp City Bethel 13-2 88
7. Troy Christian 14-2 79
7. (tie)Haviland Wayne Trace 12-1 79
9. New Washington Buckeye Cent. 14-2 44
10. Maria Stein Marion Local 11-3 33
OTHERS RECEIVING 12 OR MORE POINTS: 11, Peebles 15. 12, Cornerstone Christian 12.
Monday’s Results
North Central Conference
Bucyrus 48, Wynford 44
Galion Senior 62, Crestline 43
Green Meadows Conference
Wayne Trace 92, Fairview 50
Other NW Ohio Games
Danville 74, Wellington School 64
Norwalk St. Paul 68, Fremont St. Joseph 65
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Prep track: Nye double winner at Tiffin meet

TIFFIN — Patrick Henry’s Zach Nye won two 60-meter events on Sunday during an indoor high school track and field meet held at Tiffin University.
Nye won both the 60-meter dash (7.32) and the 60-meter hurdles (8.49).
Two Riverdale relays fared well, with the Falcons winning the girls 3,200 relay (13:16.21) and finishing second in the girls 800 (2:02.61).

OTHER TOP-3 RESULTS
400 — 3, Sarah Hunter (Riv) 1:04.54. PV — T-3, Anna Massara (US) 9-01/4. TRPLE JUMP — 3, Tiffany Penwell (Riv) 26-53/4. WEIGHT THROW — 3, Aubrey Fruchey (CG) 37-11/4.

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Prep sports: H-L boosters begin plans for athletic complex

By MORGAN MANNS
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BASCOM — Hopewell-Loudon Schools athletic boosters are seeking funds to build a new athletic complex.
According to superintendent Nichole Jiran, the facility was on the levy with the district’s new K-12 school facility, but did not pass.
“We feel it’s time that we do this for our kids,” she said. “We want to assure everyone that this is not a school project; it’s a (athletic) booster project. It won’t go on the ballot; we’re not asking for tax payers dollars.”
Athletic boosters president Dawn Bour said the new $6 million facility will include a turf football field, an eight-lane all-weather track, a weight room, locker rooms, concession stands, restrooms, a press box and bleachers that are handicap-accessible.
“It’s well-known that our fields flood quite often,” Bour said. “This effects where students can practice and play. Our track is basically just gravel and that’s not safe for our students.”
Bour said the current weight room’s ceiling is collapsing in some areas, which is not safe or sanitary. She said the room is not big enough for more than one team to utilize at a time.
“We want to give the kids what they need to help them prepare for their season and help them stay fit and healthy,” Bour said.
The boosters have established committees that are reaching out to area businesses and major corporations for possible donations. According to Bour, the boosters have also begun to apply for grants to help with the project.
To involve the community, Bour said a large public fundraising event is in the works, but details have not yet been finalized.
“We really need the community to realize we understand it’s a lot of money, but it’s a true need for these students,” she said. “We have a wonderful, beautiful school thanks to our district. Athletic boosters felt it was time to have a better, safer athletic facility for our kids.”
Pictures of the conditions of the school’s sports facilities, information about the new athletic complex proposal, donation forms, tax information and a comment section can be found at www.sites.google.com/site/hlathleticboosters/athletic-complex.
A PayPal account has been set up for the boosters and can be accessed through the website.

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Prep hockey: Trojans defeat Indiana squad

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. — Connor Curlis scored one goal and assisted on two others as Findlay High’s hockey team completed its weekend journey to Indiana with a 5-1 win over Noblesville on Sunday.
Kirby Simeon, Justan May, Clay Robertson and Jordan May also scored for the Trojans. Brandon Armstrong had two assists and Noah Hindall, Mason Williams and Matt Atkins collected one each. Joe Longo made six saves in goal as Findlay, which is scheduled to face Bowling Green today in a Northwest Hockey Conference game at the BGSU Ice Arena, ran its unbeaten streak to six straight and improved to 14-10-4 on the season.

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Girls basketball: Blue Devils defeat Riverdale 51-40

CAREY — Sydney Wentling and Hannah Draper combined for 30 points as Carey downed Riverdale 51-40 in a nonleague battle of teams atop their respective conferences.
The Blue Devils (16-1), who lead the Midland Athletic League standings, were 7 of 17 (41 percent) from 3-point range, with Wentling hitting four of them on her way to a game-high 16 points.
The Falcons, tied for first in the North Central Conference, finished 2 of 16 (13 percent) from beyond the arc and were outrebounded 28-19 in the game.
Jordyn Wright tossed in 14 points and grabbed six boards, while Bre Parish notched 12 points and six rebounds for Riverdale (14-4).

RIVERDALE (14-4)
Farrow 0-0–0, T. Wright 0-0–0, Holderman 0-0–0, Parish 4-4–12, J. Wright 6-2–14, Frey 2-0–6, Walter 1-0–2, Taylor 1-2–4, Hill 0-0–0, Kuenzli 0-0–0, Farmer 0-2–2. TOTALS: 14-40 10-14 — 40.
CAREY (16-1)
Kin 2-2–6, S. Wentling 6-0–16, M. Wentling 2-0–5, Rymer 2-0–4, Johnson 1-2–4, G. Wentling 1-0–2, Draper 4-2–14. TOTALS: 18-43 8-8 — 51.
Riverdale 8 9 15 8 — 40
Carey 5 20 16 10 — 51
3-Point GOALS: Riverdale 2-16 (Frey 2); Carey 7-17 (S. Wentling 4, Draper 2, M. Wentling).
rebounds: Riverdale 19 (Parish & J. Wright 6); Carey 28 (Rymer & Johnson 6).
turnovers: Riverdale 11; Carey 14.
junior varsity: Carey, 36-23.
ELMWOOD 58
GIBSONBURG 34
BLOOMDALE — Kristen Curtis poured in 19 points and Elmwood outscored Gibsonburg 52-24 after the first quarter Monday night en route to a 58-34 victory in a nonconference matchup.
The Royals, who improved to 12-5 on the season, outrebounded the Golden Bears 37-22 and forced 27 turnovers in the game.
Gibsonburg finished 14 of 41 (34.1 percent) from the field and was just 2 of 5 (40 percent) from the foul line.
Curtis also grabbed seven rebounds and had three assists, while Tiffany Hillard snatched five steals for Elmwood.
Danielle Fork and Amanda Shammo each finished with 10 points for the Golden Bears (5-12).

GIBSONBURG (5-12)
Pearles 2-0–4, Fork 4-1–10, Alvardo 1-0–2, Schmeltz 0-0–0, Shammo 4-0–10, Roberts 0-0–0, Pencina 0-0–0, Widmer 3-0–7, Ernsthausen 0-1–1, Mancha 0-0–0, Reed 0-0–0. TOTALS: 14-41 2-5 — 34.
ELMWOOD (12-5)
Sears 3-0–6, Hillard 1-1–3, Curtis 6-4–19, Veryser 3-1–7, Swavel 1-2–5, Harvey 0-1–1, Emmitt 3-0–8, George 0-0–0, Bradford 0-0–0, Ervin 3-1–7, Kynard 1-0–2, Marsh 0-0–0. TOTALS: 21-66 10-12 — 58.
Gibsonburg 10 12 10 2 — 34
Elmwood 6 18 16 18 — 58
3-Point GOALS: Gibsonburg 4-15 (Shammo 2, Fork & Widmer); Elmwood 6-23 (Curtis 3, Emmitt 2, Swavel).
rebounds: Gibsonburg 22; Elmwood 37 (Curtis 7).
turnovers: Gibsonburg 27; Elmwood 14.
junior varsity: Elmwood, 38-30.
PANDORA-GILBOA 47
CONTINENTAL 39
CONTINENTAL — Pandora-Glboa outscored Continental 28-22 in the second half and 12-5 from the line in earning a 47-39 Putnam County League win over the Pirates on Monday.
Megan Maag scored 20 points and Olivia Maag had 11 for Pandora-Gilboa. Olivia Maag and Hunter Hermiller accounted for all five 3-pointers, and Megan Maag and Shae Watkins combined for nine of P-G’s 12 free throws as the Rockets improved to 10-8 overall and 4-2 in the PCL.
Continental got another big game from Paige Ordway. The senior guard scored a game-high 21 points for the Pirates (9-8, 3-3 PCL).

PANDORA-GILBOA (10-8, 4-2 PCL)
McCullough 0-1–1, Hermiller 3-0–8, O. Maag 4-0–11, M. Maag 8—20, Watkins 0-5–5, Abelovska 0-2–2. TOTALS: 15-37 12-15–47.
CONTiNENTAL (9-8, 3-3 pcl)
Fitzwater 1-0–2, Scott 4-0–8, Quigley 0-1–1, Zachrich 2-2–6, Ordway 9-1–21, Kindilien 0-1–1. TOTALS: 16-39 5-12–39.
Pandora-Gilboa 10 9 11 17 — 47
Continental 8 9 9 13 — 39
3-Point GOALS: Pandora-Gilboa 5-17 (Hermiller 2, O. Maag 3); Continental 2-11 (Ordway 2).
rebounds: Pandora-Gilboa 21 (O. Maag 6); Continental 14 .
turnovers: Pandora-Gilboa 18, Continental 14.
junior varsity: Pandora-Gilboa, 37-21.
TIFFIN CALVERT 60
HOPEWELL-LOUDON 40
BASCOM — Tiffin Calvert built an 18-point lead by halftime Monday night on its way to a 60-40 Midland Athletic League win over Hopewell-Loudon.
The Senecas outscored the Chieftains 16-7 in the first quarter and took a 39-21 advantage into halftime.
Taylor Ritzler led the Senecas with 17 points and Kate Brickner added 12.
Courtney Burns led Hopewell-Loudon (10-6 overall, 3-4 MAL) with 13 points, while Brooke Arbogast had 10 points and seven rebounds.

Tiffin Calvert (10-4, 5-2 MAL)
Ritzler 4-9–17, Kontak 1-1″”3, Perry 2-2–7, Brickner 5-0–12, Bowers 1-0–2, L. Bickley 4-0–9, Perry 1-0–2, N. Bickley 2-4–8. TOTALS: 20-61 16-22–60.
Hopewell-Loudon (10-6, 3-4 MAL)
Burns 4-5–13, Feindel 3-0–6, Daniel 1-0–3, Leiter 1-0–2, Park 2-0–4, Arbogast 5-0–10, Brickner 0-2–2, Siegel 0-0–0. TOTALS: 16-50 7-11–40.
Calvert 16 23 12 9 — 60
Hopewell-Loudon 7 14 11 8 — 40
3-Point GOALS: Calvert 4-13 (Brickner 2, L. Bickley, Perry); Hopewell-Loudon 1-6 (Daniel).
REBOUNDS: Calvert 33; Hopewell-Loudon 26 (Arbogast 7).
TURNOVERS: Calvert 13; Hopewell-Loudon 13.
JUNIOR VARSITY: Calvert, 23-20.
LEIPSIC 47
BLUFFTON 38
BLUFFTON — Leipsic used a big edge in the first quarter and an even bigger edge from the line to post a 47-38 win over Bluffton in nonleague girls basketball action on Monday.
Leipsic blitzed Bluffton 13-2 in the first quarter and never looked back in notching its 16th win in 19 games.
Shaylynn Morman scored 14 points, Kelly Nadler 13 and Haley Gerten 10. The Vikings converted 19 of 31 free throws; Bluffton was 5 of 9 from the line.
Sarah Schriner and Paige Buroker scored nine points each to lead the Pirates (10-7).

leipsic (16-3)
Rieman 0-2–2, Morman 3-6–14, Gerdeman 3-2–8, Nadler 5-3–13, Gerten 2-6–10 . TOTALS: 13-19–47.
bluffton (10-7)
Schriner 4-0–9, Hunt 1-0–3, Buroker 3-3–9, Fruchey 1-1–4, Parkins 2-1–7, Prichard 3-0–6. TOTALS: 14-5–37.
Leipsic 13 12 9 13 — 47
Bluffton 2 13 14 9 — 38
3-Point GOALS: Leipsic 2 (Morman); Bluffton 5 (Schriner, Hunt, Fruchey, Parkins).
PATRICK HENRY 54
VAN BUREN 48
VAN BUREN — Patrick Henry created some breathing room with a 15-8 advantage in the third quarter and the Patriots held on for a 54-48 nonleague girls baksetball win over Van Buren on Monday.
Alyson Prigge scored all 12 of her points from beyond the 3-point line. Heather Gibson nailed three 3-pointers and added 11 points and Kristin Bostelman had 10 points and nine rebounds for the Patriots (5-11).
Lauren Wise scored a game-high 20 points for Van Buren (3-15). Paige Sudlow turned a double-double for the Black Knights with 11 points and 10 rebounds.

patrikc henry (3-15)
Bostelman 5-0–10, Kurtz 1-0–2, Nye 3-0–6, Brown 1-0–2, Gibson 4-0–11, Wagner 0-5–5, Prigge 4-0–12, Rosebrook 3-0–6. TOTALS: 21-59 5-11–54.
van buren (3-15)
Wise 9-2_20, Endicott 1-2–4, Wymer 3-0–9, Sturgill 1-0–2, Hassan 1-0–2, Sudlow 4-3–11. TOTALS: 19-57 7-11–48.
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Girls basketball: Ranked teams highlight Division III sectional at Riverdale

Two state-ranked teams who have squared off once already this season could be headed for a tournament rematch based on pairings released Sunday following girls sectional drawings.
Liberty-Benton, 15-1 and ranked No. 8 in Divsion III in the latest state poll, earned the No. 1 seed for the sectional tournament beginning Feb. 18 at Riverdale. Ottawa-Glandorf, 15-2 and ranked No. 7, was seeded second.
The Eagles and Titans clashed in mid-December at Liberty-Benton. O-G forged a 2-point halftime lead, but L-B rallied for a 65-45 victory, and the teams have been neck and neck in the state rankings ever since.
Liberty-Benton and Ottawa-Glandorf headline a strong field for the Division III sectional at Riverdale. Both took a first-round bye and will play for sectional championships on Feb. 22. L-B will meet the winner of a Feb. 18 matchup between Upper Sandusky and Kenton; O-G awaits the winner of a first-round contest between Elmwood and Bluffton.
The upper and lower bracket winners from the Mt. Blanchard Sectional advance to the Division III district at Elida. Supplying the other two teams for that lineup will be the Division III sectional at Wapakoneta: Columbus Grove, Coldwater, Allen East, Lima Central Catholic and Parkway.
Carey (15-1) and Riverdale (14-3) were seeded 1-2 for the Division IV sectional at Findlay High School. Carey took a first-round bye and awaits the winner of the Feb. 18 game between Arlington (12-5) and Vanlue (4-15). Riverdale jumped into the bracket and faces Fostoria St. Wendelin (12-4) in a Feb. 19 contest. That winner will take on Cory-Rawson (6-12) in the Feb. 22 sectional final.
Leipsic (15-3) and Pandora-Gilboa (9-8) earned the top seeds for the sectional at Ottawa-Glandorf. Leipsic took a bye and will face either North Baltimore (7-11) or Miller City (1-15) in one Feb. 22 sectional final.
In the four-team lower bracket, Patrick Henry and McComb meet in a 6:15 p.m. Feb. 19 opener, with P-G and Van Buren (3-13) meeting the second game. The winners meet on Feb. 22 for the right to advance to the district tournament at Lima Senior.
Findlay will be hoping the third time is the charm in the Division I sectional at Fostoria. The Trojans, who have lost once to Lima Senior in Three Rivers Athletic Conference play and face the Spartans again on Feb. 10, are paired against Lima Senior for their Division I sectional opener.
PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL
Sectional Pairings
Division I
AT FOSTORIA
UPPER BRACKET
Lima Senior vs. Findlay, Feb. 18, 6:15
Anthony Wayne vs. Ashland, Feb. 18, 8
Winners meet Feb. 22, 6:15 p.m. for sectional title.
LOWER BRACKET
Fremont Ross vs. Marion Harding, Feb,. 17, 7
Winner vs. Perrysburg, Feb. 19, 8
Oregon Clay vs. Mansfield Senior, Feb. 19, 6:15
Winners from Feb. 19 games meet Feb. 22, 8 p.m. for sectional title.
SEEDS: 1, Perrysburg. 2, Lima Senior.
AT TOLEDO CENTRAL CATHOLIC
UPPER BRACKET
Toledo Bowsher vs. Toledo Notre Dame, Feb. 18, 6:15
Springfield vs. Toledo Start, Feb. 18, 8
Winners meet Feb. 22, 6:15 p.m. for sectional title.
LOWER BRACKET
Sylvania Southview vs. Toledo Waite, Feb. 17, 7
Winner vs. Toledo Whitmer, Feb. 19, 8
Sylvania Northview vs. Toledo St. Ursula, Feb. 19, 6:15
Winners from Feb. 19 games meet Feb. 22, 8 p.m. for sectional title.
SEEDS: 1, Toledo Notre Dame. 2, Toledo Whitmer.
Division II
AT SENECA EAST
UPPER BRACKET
Sandusky Perkins vs. Edison, Feb. 18, 6:15
Winner vs. Bellevue, Feb. 22, 8
LOWER BRACKET
Norwalk vs. Sandusky, Feb. 18, 8
Winner vs. Willard, Feb. 22, 8
SEEDS: 1, Bellevue. 2, Willard.
AT SPENCERVILLE
UPPER BRACKET
Celina vs. St. Marys Memorial, Feb. 18, 6:15
Winner vs. Lima Bath, Feb. 22, 6:15
LOWER BRACKET
Lima Shawnee vs. Elida, Feb. 18, 8
Winner vs. Wapakoneta, Feb. 22, 8
SEEDS: 1, Lima Bath. 2, Wapakoneta.
AT HICKSVILLE
UPPER BRACKET
Defiance (3-13) vs. Napoleon (5-11), Feb. 19, 7
Winner vs. Van Wert, Feb. 22, 6:15
LOWER BRACKET
Wauseon (7-8) vs. Bryan (8-8), Feb. 22, 8
SEEDS: 1, Van Wert. 2, Wauseon.
AT TOLEDO BOWSHER
UPPER BRACKET
Toledo Central Catholic vs. Toledo Woodward, Feb, 18, 6:15
Winner vs. Lake, Feb. 22, 6:15
LOWER BRACKET
Toledo Rogers vs. Maumee, Feb. 18, 6:15
Winner vs. Toledo Scott, Feb. 22, 8
SEEDS: 1, Toledo Rogers. 2, Toledo Central Catholic.
AT OLD FORT
UPPER BRACKET
Bowling Green vs. Eastwood, Feb. 18, 6:15
Winner vs. Port Clinton, Feb. 22, 6:15 p.m.
LOWER BRACKET
Clyde vs. Tiffin Columbian, Feb. 18, 8
Winner vs. Fostoria, Feb. 22, 8
AT MANSFIELD SENIOR
UPPER BRACKET
Ontario vs. Lexington, Feb. 18, 6:15
Winner vs. Mansfield Madison, Feb. 22, 6:15 p.m.
LOWER BRACKET
Shelby vs. Galion, Feb. 18, 8
Winner vs. Clear Fork, Feb. 22, 8
Division III
AT DEFIANCE
UPPER BRACKET
Delta (11-7) vs. Tinora (7-9), Feb. 19, 6:15
Winner vs. Paulding (5-11), Feb. 22, 6:15
LOWER BRACKET
Archbold (16-1) vs. Liberty Center (3-13), Feb. 19, 8
Winner vs. Fairview (4-12), Feb. 22, 8
SEEDS: 1, Archbold. 2, Delta.
AT LAKE
UPPER BRACKET
Evergreen (13-3) vs. Northwood (3-13), Feb. 18, 6:15
Winner vs. Rossford (12-5), Feb. 22, 6:15
LOWER BRACKET
Swanton (7-9) vs. Otsego (8-8), Feb. 18, 8
Winner vs. Ottawa Hills (12-3), Feb. 22, 8
SEEDS: 1, Evergreen. 2, Ottawa Hills.
AT RIVERDALE
UPPER BRACKET
Upper Sandusky vs. Kenton, Feb. 18, 6:15
Winner vs. Liberty-Benton, Feb. 22, 6:15
LOWER BRACKET
Elmwood vs. Bluffton, Feb. 18, 8
Winner vs. Ottawa-Glandorf, Feb. 22, 8
SEEDS: 1, Liberty-Benton. 2, Ottawa-Glandorf.
AT PORT CLINTON
UPPER BRACKET
Margaretta vs. Gibsonburg, Feb. 18, 6:15
Winner vs. Oak Harbor, Feb. 22, 6:15
LOWER BRACKET
Genoa vs. Huron, Feb. 18, 8
Winner vs. Woodmore, Feb. 22, 8
AT WAPAKONETA
UPPER BRACKET
Columbus Grove vs. Coldwater, Feb. 19, 7
Winner vs. Allen East, Feb. 22, 6:15
LOWER BRACKET
Lima Central Catholic vs. Parkway, Feb. 22, 8
AT SHELBY UPPER BRACKET
New London (10-7) vs. Western Reserve (1-13), Feb. 18, 6:15
Winner vs. Wynford (14-5), Feb. 22, 6:15
LOWER BRACKET
Mohawk (8-8) vs. Ashland Crestview (6-12), 8
Winner vs. Bucyrus (14-5), Feb. 22, 8
SEEDS: 1, Wynford. 2, Bucyrus.
Division IV
AT PAULDING
UPPER BRACKET
Hicksville (5-13) vs. Antwerp (1-16), Feb. 18, 7
Winner vs. Holgate, Feb., 22, 6:15 p.m.
LOWER BRACKET
Ayersville (14-3) vs. Continental (9-7), 6:15
Edgerton (12-6) vs. Wayne Trace (12-5), 8
Winners meet Feb. 22, 8 p.m. for sectional championship.
SEEDS: 1, Holgate. 2, Ayersville.
AT KENTON
UPPER BRACKET
Lima Perry vs. Hardin Northern, Feb. 18, 6:15
Winner vs. Upper Scioto Valley, Feb. 22, 6:15
LOWER BRACKET
Waynesfield-Goshen vs. Ridgemont, Feb. 18, 8
Winner vs. Ada, Feb. 22, 8
SEEDS: 1, Upper Scioto Valley. 2, Waynesfield-Goshen.
AT TIFFIN COLUMBIAN
UPPER BRACKET
Norwalk St. Paul vs. Seneca East, Feb. 18, 7
Winner vs. New Riegel, Feb. 22, 6:15
LOWER BRACKET
Tiffin Calvert vs. Hopewell-Loudon, Feb. 19, 6:15
Old Fort vs. Monroeville, Feb. 19, 8
Winners meet Feb. 22, 8 p.m. for sectional title.
SEEDS: 1, New Riegel. 2, Tiffin Calvert.
AT ONTARIO
UPPER BRACKET
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Boys basketball: Trojans bounce back, defeat Lima Shawnee

By DAVE HANNEMAN
STAFF WRITER
LIMA — Jim Rucki was hoping for some balance from his Findlay High boys basketball team over the weekend.
He just didn’t know the Trojans would have to go to such extreme lengths to get it.
One night after its worst shooting night of the season, Findlay came through with one of its best, scorching the nets at a 71-percent clip in chalking up a 71-48 win over Lima Shawnee in the annual nonleague matchup between the two schools.
“Somebody told me that after shooting 20 percent last night (in a 40-32 loss to Toledo St. Francis), we’d have to shoot 80 percent tonight. We almost did that,” Rucki said after Findlay went 1-1 over the weekend and improved to 13-4 on the season.
Findlay made 30 of 42 shots overall. The Trojans converted 25 of 28 2-point attempts (89 percent) behind strong inside play from senior post Austin Gutting and senior forward Adam Twining, transition layups created by an opportunistic defense, and a crisp passing game that continually found the open man, resulting in 14 assists on Findlay’s 14 first-half baskets. Senior point guard Michael Clark had eight assists, Grant Niswander six and Twining five.
Findlay scored 12 of the game’s first 14 points, bumped it to 18-4 on Gutting’s 3-point play and a 3-pointer by Braden Miller, and pushed the lead to 24-9 on Niswander’s jumper and back-to-back baskets by Twining.
A rash of Findlay turnovers allowed Shawnee to earn back some momentum with a 7-0 run. But the Trojans, victimized by a similar slump on Friday, this time regrouped, rebounded and renewed the assault, ending the first half with a 9-3 burst and opening the second with 13-4 rally that doubled the lead to 46-23.
Twining had a team-leading double-double of 20 points and 11 rebounds. Gutting scored 19 points and grabbed six rebounds and Miller, a 5-foot-9 senior guard known more for his defense and rebounding, had a season-high 10 points.
Trey Brock scored 12 points and JaQuan Tucker and Jaden O’Neal had nine each for Shawnee, which dropped its fifth straight games and fell to 5-12.
Saturday’s win ended a two-game road swing for Findlay, which returns home this week for two Three Rivers Athletic Conference games. The Trojans will host Lima Senior on Tuesday and league-leading Toledo St. John’s on Friday.
Lima Senior won four of five games, including a 62-53 Three Rivers Athletic Conference win over Fremont Ross on Friday, to improve to 6-7 on the season, then suffered a 60-58 loss to Van Wert on Saturday.
“That (the loss to Van Wert) surprised me because Lima Senior had been playing very well,” Rucki said. “They were playing much better and had some nice wins in there. But I saw they were something like 15 of 30 from the line (against Van Wert). That’s the same thing that happened to us against St. Francis. Our shooting was horrible.
“These teams are solid, they have good athletes and it just shows if you don’t come ready to play and you don’t shoot the ball well, you’re going to have a tough time of it.”

LIMA SHAWNEE (5-12)
Tucker 4-0–9, Vernon 0-1–1, Brock 4-2–12, O’Neal 2-4–9, Fox 3-0–6, Gaffer 2-0–5, Roberts 1-0–2, Brown 1-2–4, Brachok 0-0–0, Hites 0-0–0. TOTALS: 17-8 — 48.
FINDLAY (13-4)
B. Miller 4-0–10, Niswander 3-0–6, Clark 2-0–4, Twining 8-2–20, Gutting 8-3–19, McKinniss 2-1–6, Gobrecht 2-0–4, Kairys 1-0–2, Buford 0-0–0, Nunn 0-0–0, Hammond 0-0–0. TOTALS: 28-6 — 71.
Lima Shawnee 6 13 8 21 — 48
Findlay 18 15 20 18 — 71
3-Point GOALS: Lima Shawnee 5 (Brock 2, Tucker, O’Neal & Gaffer); Findlay 5 (B. Miller & Twining 2, McKinniss).
junior varsity: Findlay, 64-37.
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