FROM STAFF REPORTS
Lakers rout Redskins on the road, 73-45
ARCADIA — A big second quarter proved to be the difference as Danbury defeated Arcadia, 73-45, in non-conference action.
The Lakers (9-11) outscored the Redskins (3-16), 25-6, in the second quarter to take a 48-23 lead at halftime. Bradley Murray had a great game, scoring 32 points, including five 3-pointers, and Maverick Murray scored 18 points.
Hunter Philipot had 20 points to lead Arcadia.
Danbury 88, St. Mary CC 83 (OT)
SANDUSKY — Danbury looked dead in the water on several occasions, but the Lakers persevered and rallied to defeat St. Mary Central Catholic, 88-83, in overtime.
The go-ahead basket came on a layup by Bradley Murray with just under a minute to play, and the subsequent free throw made it 86-83.
Danbury trailed by six points late in the fourth quarter and by six in overtime. Blake Barker led all scorers with 31 points and Bradley Murray had 22 points.
The Panthers (6-15, 5-10 Sandusky Bay Conference River Division) got 20 points from Braylon Harris and Ayden Kresser and Sedric Cook scored 19 and 18 points, respectively.
Oak Harbor, 66, Gibsonburg 43
OAK HARBOR — Oak Harbor outscored Gibsonburg in every quarter and defeated the Golden Bears in a blowout, 66-43. The Rockets (11-10) led 18-8 after the first quarter and 35-20 at halftime.
T.J. Hallett scored 20 points to lead Oak Harbor and Kyle Glaser finished with 18 points while Ethan Stokes and Keegan Durdel both scored 11 points.
The Rockets made 10 3-pointers, four of which came from Hallett.
Drew Morelock led Gibsonburg (12-8) with 13 points.
Huron 65, Oak Harbor 44
OAK HARBOR — Huron held Oak Harbor to just 12 points in the second half and rallied to defeat the Rockets, 65-44. The Tigers trailed 32-26 at halftime but outscored Oak Harbor 39-12 in the final two quarters.
Huron led 14-11 after one quarter but the Rockets outscored the Tigers 21-12 in the second.
Dylan Hohler had 22 points to lead all scorers and Luke Rager scored 13 points. T.J Hallett scored 21 points to lead Oak Harbor.
Oak Harbor 57, Willard 53
OAK HARBOR — Oak Harbor led by 11 points at halftime but had to hold off a late Willard rally to defeat the Crimson Flashes, 57-53.
The Rockets led 14-9 after one quarter and 34-23 at halftime.
Willard outscored Oak Harbor 30-23 in the second half.
T.J. Hallett led all scorers with 18 points, including four 3-pointers, and Kyle Glaser finished with 16 points and also made four 3-pointers.
Trey Paxton led the Flashes with 15 points and Cam Robinson scored 13.
Clyde 69, Port Clinton 49
CLYDE — Clyde led early and steadily built its lead in a 69-49 victory over Port Clinton.
The Fliers (12-9) led 21-13 after one quarter and 31-25 at halftime before putting the game away by outscoring the Redskins, 21-9, in the third to push the lead to 52-34.
Jaden Cook had 17 points to lead Clyde and Kaiden Olson and Kyle Flewelling both scored 14 points.
Port Clinton (11-9) forward Adam Thorbahn led all scorers with 21 points and Tyler Webb finished with 12 points.
Margaretta 54, Port Clinton 45
CASTALIA — In one of the area’s most exciting games of the season, Margaretta held off Port Clinton late in its 54-45 victory over the Redskins.
Tyler Webb hit a 3-pointer to cut the Polar Bear lead to 48-45 late in the fourth quarter, but Margaretta (15-3, 8-1 Sandusky Bay Conference Bay Division) closed the game on a 6-0 run, the first basket of the run coming on a jumper by Ben Palomo, who finished with 15 points.
Port Clinton (11-8, 3-6) led 17-14 after the first quarter and 24-23 at halftime. The Bears took the lead back by outscoring the ‘Skins, 18-11, in the third quarter to take a 41-35 lead into the fourth.
Jack Leibacher led all scorers with 21 points and Nathan Schaefer chipped in with 10.
Webb led Port Clinton with 15 points and Josh Hurst and Adam Thorbahn both scored 10 points.
Huron 50, Port Clinton 42
PORT CLINTON — Port Clinton put up a good fight, but it wasn’t enough as the Redskins fell to the top team in the Sandusky Bay Conference Bay Division, Huron, 50-42.
Port Clinton trailed 33-30 after three quarters but Marc Hurst connected on two 3-pointers to give the Tigers (16-2, 8-1 Sandusky Bay Conference Bay Division) a 9-point lead.
Joey Schade had a game-high 17 points, Dylan Hohler scored 16 and Hurst finished with 15.
Adam Thorbahn had 15 points to pace the ‘Skins.