Port Clinton holds Perkins to 30 points
PORT CLINTON — Port Clinton won by exerting its will on defense, holding Perkins to just 30 points in a 43-30 victory over the Pirates. The Redskins (3-13) led 13-7 after the first quarter and 21-12 at halftime.
Adam Thorbahn had a team-high 16 points and Dylan Simpson contributed with 14. Sam Siegel led all scorers with 17 points.
Huron 59, Port Clinton 38
Huron controlled the game throughout and steadily built its lead in a 59-38 victory over Port Clinton. The Redskins turned the ball over too many times, giving the Tigers easy opportunities to score. Huron led 18-8 after one quarter and 30-17 at halftime.
Drew Wennes, who was one of nine Tigers to score, led all scorers with 20 points. Adam Thorbahn had a team-high 17 points.
PC girls fall to Huron
Port Clinton scored just five points in the middle two quarters and lost to Huron, 35-19. The ‘Skins led 8-4 after the first quarter but trailed 15-12 at halftime and 31-13 after three quarters.
Ava Wennestaffer led all scorers with 11 points and Rae Rolden had 10.
Lakers make easy work of Lakota, 48-23
DANBURY TWP. — Danbury’s defense held Lakota to nine points or less in every quarter and defeated the Raiders in a blowout, 48-23. The Lakers (4-10, 4-5 SBC River) led 13-7 and 18-11 at halftime before pulling away in the second half.
Kayla Rodriguez led all scorers with 16 points and Maddie Harris chipped in with seven points. Alexa Gabel led Lakota with 11 points.
Hopewell-Loudon 92, Danbury 28
Hopewell-Loudon took control from the outset, defeating Danbury, 92-28. The Chieftans led 32-5 after one quarter and 53-8 at halftime.
Kaia Woods led all scorers with 27 points, Makayla Elmore scored 25 and Olivia Zender had 22. Olivia Valenti had six points to lead the Lakers.
Danbury boys fall to Hopewell-Loudon
Hopewell-Loudon took control from the onset and defeated Danbury, 72-39. The Chieftans (10-4, 7-3 SBC River) led 22-13 after the first quarter and 38-18 at halftime.
Jordyn Jury led all scorers with 23 points. Carter Ritchey scored 15 points and Carter Coffman added 10. Tommy Owens had 11 points to lead the Lakers (0-15, 0-11)
Rockets defeat Crimson Flashes in thriller
OAK HARBOR — Oak Harbor and Willard faced off in a matchup of two of the Sandusky Bay Conference Bay Division’s best teams, and the Rockets were able to eke out a 49-48 victory over the Crimson Flashes.
Oak Harbor (9-2, 4-1 SBC Bay) led 11-7 after the first quarter and 25-15 at halftime before Willard rallied to take a 33-32 lead heading into the fourth.
The Rockets took the lead back in the fourth and held a 48-38 advantage with just under three minutes to play. With 10 seconds remaining and Oak Harbor holding a 49-46 lead, Gage Brough missed the front end of a one-and-one, and the Flashes rebounded the ball. Terry Baldridge missed a 3-pointer before Myles Pinkston scored on a cutback with three seconds to play. But Willard (12-2, 4-2) had no timeouts remaining and the Rockets let the clock run out.
Blake Booker scored a team-high 14 points, including four 3-pointers, coming to lead the Rockets while Will Dowling scored 13.
Cooper Parrott had a game-high 17 points to lead the Flashes.
Oak Harbor 51, Eastwood 41
A close game between two of the area’s best teams saw Oak Harbor pull away from Eastwood in the fourth quarter in its 51-41 victory. Holding a 30-27 lead after three quarters, the Rockets won the fourth, 21-14.
The Eagles (11-3) led 11-6 after the first quarter before Oak Harbor rallied to take a 19-15 lead into the half.
Jan Alexander led all scorers with 21 points, and Clay Schulte and Gabe Dowling scored nine points apiece. Jake Meyer lead Eastwood with 10 points and Heath Henline scored nine.
Rocket girls fall to Willard, Anthony Wayne
Anthony Wayne took control of its contest with Oak Harbor from the outset, opening up an 8-point lead after the first quarter before cruising to a 60-42 victory.
The Lady Generals 16-8 after the first quarter and 30-18 at halftime before building an even bigger lead in the second half.
Sam Schofield led all scorers with 25 points and Kelsey Ragan scored 12 points.
Oak Harbor got 10 points apiece from Sophia Eli and Riley Steinbrick and Madison Glaser chipped in with nine points.
Willard 59, Oak Harbor 34
Willard showed why it is one of the best teams in the Sandusky Bay Conference’s Bay Division as it defeated Oak Harbor, 59-34. The Crimson Flashes (13-3, 6-1 SBC Bay) jumped out to an early lead, holding a 19-6 advantage after the first quarter and a 28-10 lead at halftime.
Cassie Crawford scored 14 points to lead all scorers. The Rockets (6-11, 3-4) got 12 points from Aunt Tack and 11 from Sophia Eli.