Jackson Center graduate Trey Elchert had a couple of solid games for Bluffton University’s men’s basketball team this week.
Bluffton defeated Franklin and lost to Mt. St. Joseph this week to stand at 8-4 on the year.
Against Franklin, Elchert was 2 for 3 from three-point range and finished with eight points along with three assists. Then against Mt. St. Joe, he scored 10 points and added three more assists.
For the season, the junior point guard is shooting 41 percent from the field and has handed out 38 assists.
Andy Hoying, Jackson Center — Hoying, a high school teammate of Elchert, had a double-double for Mercyhurst in a win over Lock Haven. He finished with 10 points and 10 rebounds, and also had three assists.
Erica Huber, Anna — Huber had another outstanding week for Ursuline College in northeastern Ohio. She hit four threes in seven attempts and had 16 points in a win over Clarion, had 16 points, seven assists and four steals in win over Trevecca Nazarene, and had 14 points, six rebounds and was 6 for 6 from the line in a one-point loss to Kentucky Wesleyan.
For the season, she is leading the team in scoring at 16.2 and is hitting 81 percent from the line on 46 for 57.
Ryan Bruns, Marion Local — Bruns continues to be a shot-blocking machine as a freshman at the University of Findlay. In action this week, he had 12 points and five blocks, and was 6 for 11 from the field in a loss to Denison, and had 17 points, three blocks and was 9 for 10 from the line in a loss to Trine.
For the season he is No. 1 in the Ohio Athletic Conference in blocks with 29 and in blocks per game at 2.4.
Haley Horstman, New Knoxville — Horstman had an excellent game for Findlay in a women’s basketball win over Ferris State, finishing with 17 points, six rebounds and three assists. She was 3 for 3 from the line and 2 for 2 from three-point range.
Margaret Wuebker, Marion Local — Wuebker is a teammate of Horstman’s at Findlay, and in the win over Ferris State, she had 14 points and three assists, and was 4 for 4 from the line.
Ethan Wolf, Minster — Wolf and the Tennessee Volunteers ended the football season on a high note with a rout of Northwestern in the Outback Bowl (45-6). Wolf helped the Vols with two receptions for 24 yards, with the longest going for 18.
For the season, the sophomore tight end wound up with 23 catches for 307 yard and two touchdowns.
Josh Schwartz, Botkins — Schwartz is playing for the men’s basketball team at Ohio State-Lima, and having a good season. He had 17 points in a loss to Miami-Hamilton, 22 points in a 119-113 loss to OSU-Mansfield, and 16 points in a loss to Miami-Middletown.
Joe Brandt, Versailles — Brandt is one of Ashland University’s top wrestlers, and he was back in action this week in the Wendy’s Duels held at Ashland. He recorded a 5-2 decision over a wrestler from the University of Indianapolis, and had a 19-3 technical fall over a wrestler from Indiana Tech.
The wins upped his record on the year to 10-2, with 26 takesdowns, two pins and one tech fall.
Emily Harman, Versailles — Harman, a sophomore post player at Wilmington, helped her team to a 65-61 win over Kenyon this week, with 11 points, five rebounds, two steals and 5 for 6 shooting from the free throw line.
Reach Ken Barhorst at 937-538-4818