Saturday roundup: Fort Loramie blasts New Bremen, Anna wins


Jackson Center, Houston, Minster, New Bremen girls earn wins

Staff report



FORT LORAMIE — New Bremen played Versailles to a close loss on Friday, but the Cardinals were no match for Fort Loramie on Saturday in a nonconference game.

The Redskins jumped out to a 13-point lead in the first quarter and cruised to a 67-31 win over New Bremen.

Fort Loramie led 30-15 at halftime and put the game away with a 23-9 scoring advantage in the third quarter.

Dillon Braun led the Redskins with 19 points, while Nathan Ratterman scored 16 and Tyler Siegel added 14.

Avery Powers led New Bremen with 11 points and Grant Hoehne added 10.

Fort Loramie (5-0, 2-0 Shelby County Athletic League) plays next on Friday at home against Houston. New Bremen (1-6, 0-1 Midwest Athletic Conference) returns to action on Friday at home against Arcanum.

Anna 58, Covington 36

The Rockets started slow against Covington on Saturday but ran away in the second half.

Anna led 12-10 after the first quarter and 27-24 at halftime. The Rockets outscored Covington 16-5 in the third and cruised in the fourth.

Wyatt Bensman led Anna with 13 points and Joel Cathcart added 12. Griffin Doseck and Mason Platfoot added nine points each. Anna made 9-of-15 free throws attempts and 20 field goals.

Zach Parrett led Covington with 11 points.

The Rockets (5-0, 2-0 SCAL) play at Russia on Tuesday.

Lima Shawnee 66, New Knoxville 57

The game was tied 14-14 at the end of the first, but Shawnee took the lead with a 14-10 advantage in the second quarter. After a 19-19 third quarter, Shawnee outscored the Rangers 19-14 in the fourth to secure the win.

Nathan Tinnerman led New Knoxville with 22 points, while Jonah Lageman scored 15 and Ben Lammers added 10.

New Knoxville (2-3, 1-0 MAC) plays next on Friday at home against Lima Temple Christian.

Houston 55, Ansonia 46

Caleb Sluss led Houston with 17 points and James DiLullo added 10 as the Wildcats picked up their first win of the season.

The Wildcats led 24-18 at halftime and 41-37 at the end of the third quarter.

Houston (1-4, 0-3 SCAL) plays next on Friday at Fort Loramie.

Jackson Center 63, Indian Lake 57 OT

Jackson Center defeated Indian Lake in overtime Saturday.

Trent Platfoot led Jackson center with 22 points, while Bryce Sosby added 12, Christopher Elchert finished with with 11 and Braden Heitkamp added 10.

With the win, JC improved to 2-3. Jackson Center hosts Botkins Tuesday.

Girls basketball

Jackson Center 36, Botkins 34

Jackson Center overcame a three-point deficit at the end of the third quarter to earn its first Shelby County Athletic League win of the season on Saturday. The Tigers outscored Botkins 15-10 in the quarter to earn the win.

Caroline Freiders and Madilynn Platfoot each added four points in the fourth for the Tigers while Kylie Hartle hit a 3-pointer. Olivia Clark and Kennadie Reese both added a pair of free throws.

Platfoot led the team with nine points, while Clark scored seven and Reese scored six.

Botkins led 5-3 after the first quarter and 15-11 at halftime. Paige Lane led the Trojans with 17 points, while Sarah Bergman scored five.

Jackson Center made 16-of-18 free-throw attempts in the game, while Botkins made 9-of-19.

The Tigers (3-3, 1-2 SCAL) play next on Monday at home against Indian Lake. Botkins (5-2, 2-2) returns to action on Monday at Riverside.

Houston 53, Fairlawn 31

The Wildcats earned their first win of the year in Saturday’s SCAL game against Fairlawn.

Houston jumped out to a 16-8 lead over Fairlawn after the first quarter and led 26-13 at halftime.

Rebekah New led Houston with 16 points. Morgan Ely scored 12 points while Sarah Monnier and Jess Monnier added eight each.

Kennedy Spicer led Fairlawn with 10 points.

Houston (1-7, 1-3) returns to action on Thursday at Fort Loramie. Fairlawn (2-5, 0-3) plays next on Monday at home against Lehman Catholic.

Minster 60, Van Wert 33

Minster led 16-11 and the end of the first quarter and then outscored Van Wert 20-2 in the second to run away early in a nonconference game on Saturday.

Courtney Pregner led Minster with 16 points, while Ivy Wolf scored 14. The Wildcats made 19-of-24 foul shots and 20 field goals in the game.

Reagan Priest led Van Wert with 11 points.

Minster (7-0, 2-0 Midwest Athletic Conference) plays next on Saturday at Russia.

Lima Bath 52, Versailles 51

Versailles suffered its first loss of the season on Saturday, falling 52-51 at Lima Bath.

Bath led 11-7 at the end of the first quarter and 23-20 at halftime. The Wildkittens led 40-37 through three quarters and hung on for the 1-point win.

Kami McEldowney led Versailles with 23 points on Saturday. Also for the Tigers, Danielle Winner scored eight points, Elizabeth Ording scored seven and Danielle Kunk scored six.

Versailles fell to 8-1 with Saturday’s loss. The Tigers will play host to Fort Loramie on Saturday.

New Bremen 58, Delphos Jefferson 43

The Cardinals used a 20-13 scoring advantage in the third quarter to put away Jefferson in a nonconference game on Saturday.

New Bremen led 10-7 after the first quarter and 27-21 at halftime.

Paige Jones led the Cardinals with 22 points, while Kelly Naylor added 11. New Bremen made 20 field goals and 13-of-14 free-throw attempts.

Alli McClurge led Delphos Jefferson with 17.

New Bremen (6-1, 1-1 MAC) plays next on Tuesday at home against Fort Loramie.

Jackson Center, Houston, Minster, New Bremen girls earn wins

Staff report