Port Clinton 62, Fostoria 51
Holding a 39-37 lead after three quarters, Port Clinton pulled away from Fostoria by outscoring the Redmen, 23-14, in the final period to claim victory, 62-51.
Trailing 20-19 after the first quarter, the ‘Skins outscored Fostoria, 9-7, in the second period to take a 28-27 lead at halftime.
The win moves Port Clinton to 5-14 overall, good for their second consecutive victory. The Redmen, which have lost 10 games in a row, are now 2-19.
Led by freshman Nathan Stubblefield, who had a game-high 15 points, the ‘Skins had four players finish in double figures. Kalib Shiets finished with 12 points and Brock Moore and Carter Rumball had 11 and 10 points, respectively.
Fostoria was led by Adonis Cousin, who had 15 points. Dom Fuller and Hunter Abell also finished in doubles figures with 12 and 10 points, respectively.
Port Clinton 55, Edison 52
Trailing 52-51 with less than a minute to play, Port Clinton’s Nathan Stubblefield hit the game-winning shot on a sky hook from the baseline to give the ‘Skins the lead for good in their 55-52 win over Edison.
Stubblefield and Brock Moore finished with a game-high 15 points to lead Port Clinton. Moore helped get the ‘Skins going with 10 points in the first quarter and Stubblefield scored 12 points in the fourth as Port Clinton held off a furious rally by the Chargers.
The win helped the ‘Skins improve to 4-9 in the SBC while Edison dropped to 3-18 overall and 1-12 in the league.
This Friday, Port Clinton hosts Huron (16-5, 12-1 SBC), which is currently tied for first in the SBC. And, on Feb. 26, the ‘Skins face the Bellevue Redmen at 8 p.m. at Clay High School in Oregon in the Div. II Sectional Semifinal. Bellevue defeated Port Clinton, 68-47, on Jan. 7 and is 11-10 on the season. Should the ‘Skins defeat Bellevue, they’ll face the winner of the Perkins-Edison game at 6:15 p.m on Mar. 1 at Clay HS.