FROM STAFF REPORTS
PORT CLINTON — A stout defensive effort proved to be just what Port Clinton needed as the Redskins defeated Norwalk, 47-31, in a Sandusky Bay Conference crossover game.
The Truckers did not score more than 13 points in a quarter and had two quarters where they scored four points or less.
Holding a 24-17 lead at the half, the Redskins outscored Norwalk, 11-3, in the third quarter to take a 35-20 into the fourth.
Adam Thorbahn had a game-high 15 points to lead Port Clinton (5-3) and Tyler Webb finished with 12.
Ian Minor led the Truckers (6-5) with eight points.
Port Clinton 63, Edison 48
MILAN — Port Clinton took control in the middle two quarters, outscoring Edison by 13 points in a 63-48 win over Edison.
The Redskins took a 17-14 lead after one quarter and pushed the advantage to 50-34 after three quarters.
Tyler Webb led all scorers with 21 points and Adam Thorbahn added 17.
Troy Rutherford and Kayden Bourget scored 10 points apiece.
Port Clinton 46, Edison 42
MILAN — Da’Cariya Lanier returned to action and led Port Clinton to a 46-42 win over Edison.
The sophomore guard scored a game-high 19 points and Claudia Gillum and Taylor Bollinger finished with 10 points apiece.
The Redskins (4-6, 2-2 Sandusky Bay Conference Bay Division).led 24-18 at halftime and 39-28 after three quarters before holding on for the victory.
Lindsay Roberts and Jorja Byington each had nine points for Edison (4-8, 0-5).
South Central 35, Port Clinton 28
PORT CLINTON — South Central jumped out to an early lead and held off Port Clinton for a 35-28 victory.
The Trojans got a game-high 10 points from Claire Osborn and Kendyl Beverly scored eight points.
The Redskins got eight points from Kennedy Adkins and Taylor Bollinger and Claudia Gillum scored six points apiece.
South Central led 7-2 after the first quarter and 26-20 after three quarters.
Lakers hold off Rangers to win
NORTHWOOD — Throughout its six-game winning streak, Danbury has found ways to win convincingly and win by making plays in crunch time.
The Lakers (9-3) held off Northwood, 47-46, earning a non-conference victory over a former Toledo Area Athletic Conference foe.
It was a back-and-forth game that featured its share of lead changes. Danbury led 14-8 after the first quarter and trailed 24-23 at halftime.
The Lakers led 33-31 after three quarters before holding off the Rangers.
Despite not having any players finish in double figures, Danbury had four players score at least seven points. Gabrielle Maringer and Kelly Uhinck both had nine points, Kamil Stephens scored eight and Natalie Rose finished with seven. Rose scored five points in the fourth quarter and Maringer chipped in with six in the final eight minutes.
Danbury 69, St. Mary CC 27
SANDUSKY — Danbury controlled its game with St. Mary Central Catholic throughout, defeating the Panthers, 69-27.
Twelve Lakers scored, including Kelly Uhinck (17 points), Mia McDonald (10) and Maci Brown (8).
The Lakers led 14-4 after one quarter and 32-16 at halftime.Brittan Kromer and Natalie Peugeot each scored 10 points for the Panthers.
Laker boys defeat SMCC
DANBURY TWP. — St. Mary Central Catholic put together a valiant effort in its game with Danbury before falling to the Lakers, 62-51.
The Panthers trailed Danbury 48-44 early in the fourth quarter, but the Lakers (3-7, 2-5 Sandusky Bay Conference River Division) went on an 8-2 run to take back control.
Danbury led 20-10 after the first quarter and 35-33 at halftime.
The Lakers got 16 points from Grayson Clark, Blake Barker scored 15 and Bradley Murray finished with 13.
Charlie Kalftan led the Panthers (2-7, 2-4) with 15 points.
Hallett ties record in Rockets’ win over Lake
OAK HARBOR — In a game that Oak Harbor needed to win, Rockets guard T.J. Hallett come up big when his team needed him the most, scoring 36 points in his team’s 64-46 win over Lake.
Hallett tied the school record for eight 3-pointers in a game, tying a record held by Blake Booker, which was set last season. (Hallett’s father, Tom, held the previous record of seven 3s in a game that lasted for nearly 30 years.)
The Rockets (5-7) led 12-6 after the first quarter and 34-14 at halftime. Keegen Durdel scored 12 points to help pace Oak Harbor.
The Flyers (5-7) got 13 points from Cam Hoffman.
OAK HARBOR — A big third quarter was more than enough as Margaretta took control in its 60-37 win over Oak Harbor.
The Polar Bears held a 22-20 lead at the half, but the Polar Bears outscored the Rockets 22-5 in the third quarter to pull away.
Jake Leibacher led Margaretta with 21 points, including seven in the third. Cameron Sosa scored eight of his 11 in the third quarter.
Ethan Stokes led the Rockets (4-7, 1-4) with nine points.
Steinbrick sets career high with 38 points.
OAK HARBOR — In a career that has seen her accomplish feat after feat, Oak Harbor forward Ryann Steinbrick scored 38 points in the Rockets’ 59-48 win over Fostoria.
It was a career high for the senior, with 24 of those points coming in the second half.
Oak Harbor led 17-5 after the first quarter and 32-16 at halftime.