FROM STAFF REPORTS
After a competitive first quarter, Oak Harbor outscored Edison by nine points in the second quarter and cruised to a 61-40 victory over the Chargers.
The Rockets (3-3, 2-0 SBC Bay) trailed 12-11 after the first quarter but outscored Edison, 18-9, in the second to take a 29-21 lead into halftime. Oak Harbor won the third quarter, 18-11, and held a 47-32 lead heading into the fourth.
Senior Blake Booker had another terrific performance, scoring 23 points and making three 3-pointers. T.J. Hallett made five 3-pointers and finished with 21 points.
Old Fort 58, Oak Harbor 50
Holding a 1-point lead, Old Fort outscored Oak Harbor by 10 points in the third quarter to take control in its 58-50 victory over the Rockets.
The Stockaders (5-1) led 28-27 at halftime and put the game away, winning the third quarter, 19-9, to take a 47-36 lead.
Collin Nutter and Myles Miller scored 18 points apiece to lead Old Fort.T.J. Hallett led Oak Harbor with 15 points, including four 3-pointers, and Brenen Ish scored 12 points, all of them coming on 3-pointers.
Thorbahn’s 23 points lead Port Clinton to first win
Port Clinton used a big run in the second quarter to take control of its matchup with Hopewell-Loudon and defeated the Chieftans, 65-41.
Trailing 13-9 after the first quarter, the Redskins (1-4) held H-L (3-3) to just four points in the second quarter and won the middle two quarters, 42-17, to take control.
Adam Thorbahn led all scorers with 23 points and Tommy Owens chipped in with 14. As a team, Port Clinton shot 7-of-17 from beyond the arc. Luke Jameson scored 16 points to lead the Chieftans.
Vermilion 45, Port Clinton 40
Port Clinton held a 4-point lead after the first quarter but went cold in the middle two quarters and could not recover, falling to Vermilion, 45-40.
The Redskins led 16-12 after the first quarter but went cold in the middle two quarters as the lead evaporated. The Sailors (4-2) took a 21-20 lead into the half and pushed the advantage to 31-26 after three quarters.
“It was a defensive game on both sides. They’re extremely physical and well-coached. I think our guys handled their physicality better than we would have the last 3-4 years, but we just couldn’t put the ball in the basket enough,” said Port Clinton coach Ryan Hicks.
“Elliott Auxer played fantastic all game for us, and Adam Thorbahn had some really good stretches as well. We just can’t expect to score 40 points and beat a quality team. They played well and made a couple more plays than us down the stretch.”
Matt Saegert and Zach Jones scored 12 points apiece to lead Vermilion. Adam Thorbahn had 16 points to lead all scorers and Owen Auxter added 15 points.