FROM STAFF REPORTS
Danbury wasted little time in taking control of its matchup with visiting Gibsonburg and defeated the Golden Bears, 53-26.
The Lakers (1-1, 1-1 Sandusky Bay Conference River Division) led 14-6 after the first quarter and outscored Gibsonburg, 12-2, in the second to take a 26-8 lead into the half.
Kamil Stephens led all scorers with 14 points, including two 3-pointers, and Lia Brown scored 10 points. Danbury had a total of nine players score. The Bears were led by Madison Heeman, who scored nine points.
Hopewell-Loudon 65, Danbury 28
Hopewell-Loudon showed why it’s one of the best teams in the Sandusky Bay Conference River Division, dominating Danbury in a 65-28 victory.
The Chieftains got a game-high 23 points from Makayla Elmore and Carley Coffman scored 14 points.
Hopewell-Loudon controlled the game throughout and led 19-7 after the first quarter and 42-13 at halftime.
Kayla Rodriguez scored seven points to lead the Lakers and Kamil Stephens and Shana Richard scored four points apiece.
Rockets fall to Chargers in OT
Edison rallied to send the game into overtime and gave up just one point in the extra session in its 51-43 victory over Oak Harbor.
The Chargers trailed 33-30 after three quarters but Aliyah Caporini scored seven of Edison’s 12 points in the fourth quarter to tie the score at 42-42. Caporini, who led all scorers with 29 points, including 19 after halftime, scored five points, all from the free-throw line, in overtime. All of the Chargers’ nine points in the extra session came from the charity stripe.
Lilli Schuster scored 10 points to help pace Edison.
The Rockets (2-2, 0-1 Sandusky Bay Conference Bay Division) got 14 points from Kaitlin Paul and Aunt Tack and Riley Steinbrick scored 13 points apiece.
Toledo Christian 81, Oak Harbor 36
Toledo Christian showed why it’s one of the best teams in northwest Ohio and beat Oak Harbor, 81-36, in non-conference action.
The Eagles took a 21-2 lead after the first quarter and steadily built its lead as the game wore on.
Madison Royal-Davis, one of the top players in the state, scored 33 points and Brynn Bears chipped in with 18. Aunt Tack scored 13 points to lead the Rockets and Ryann Steinbrick finished with nine points.
Port Clinton falls to Willard in opener
Willard scored 51 points in the first half and defeated Port Clinton, 87-31.
The Crimson Flashes (1-0, 1-0 Sandusky Bay Conference Bay Division) led 24-7 after one quarter and 51-17 at halftime. The Redskins (0-2, 0-1) scored more than seven points in a quarter just once.
Layla Dials scored 22 points to lead Willard and McKenna Stephens finished with 21. Presley Feltner chipped in with 15 points.
Olivia Jackson scored seven points to lead Port Clinton and Da’Cariya Lanier finished with six points.
St. Mary CC 54, Port Clinton 39
St. Mary Central Catholic held off a second-half rally and defeated Port Clinton, 54-39.
The Panthers led 15-4 after the first quarter and 31-12 at halftime.
Allie Weilnau scored 16 points to lead SMCC and Mena London, Sara Morrow and Hailey Bahnsen each scored eight points.
Redskin guard Da’Cariya Lanier had 21 points to lead all scorers.
Conrad scores 30 in loss to Tiffin Calvert
Kaden Conrad scored 30 points, but it wasn’t enough as Tiffin Calvert beat host Danbury, 95-64.
The Senecas (2-0, 1-0 Sandusky Bay Conference River Division) got 23 points from Nick Seifert and Quintillion’s Ronski scored 14 points.
Monroeville 76, Danbury 64
Danbury held a 3-point lead late in the third quarter before Monroeville took the game over and defeated the Lakers, 76-64.
The Lakers (0-2) led 48-45 late in the third quarter before the Eagles finished with a 9-0 run to take a 54-48 lead into the fourth.
Monroeville outscored Danbury, 22-16, in the fourth quarter.
Isaac Roeder had 30 points to lead all scorers and Trevor Schafer scored 17 to help pace the Eagles.
The Lakers got 21 points from Beau Buchanan, Daniel Webster scored 17 and Bradley Murray finished with 13.
Fourth quarter spells doom for Port Clinton
Willard outscored Port Clinton by 15 points in the fourth quarter and won their matchup, 53-34.
The Crimson Flashes (1-1, 1-0 Sandusky Bay Conference Bay Division) led 30-26 after three quarters and outscored the Redskins (0-2, 0-1) 23-8 in the fourth.
Port Clinton trailed 13-7 after one quarter before outscoring Willard, 19-17, in the middle two quarters to cut the deficit to four points after three quarters.
Trey Paxton scored 14 points to lead all scorers and Austin Adelman chipped in with 11 to lead the Flashes. Adam Thorbahn scored 11 points and Isaac Phillips had eight to pace the Redskins.