1,000th point


JC’s Sosby hits milestone on last bucket

Jackson Center’s Drew Sosby tries to move around New Bremen’s Ben Schwieterman in action Saturday night at Jackson Center. Sosby scored his 1,000th career point in the Tigers’ victory.

Jackson Center’s Drew Sosby tries to move around New Bremen’s Ben Schwieterman in action Saturday night at Jackson Center. Sosby scored his 1,000th career point in the Tigers’ victory.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Jackson Center’s Brady Wildermuth dunks the ball for two of his 21 points Saturday night at Jackson against New Bremen.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Drew Sosby


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Staff report

JACKSON CENTER — Jackson Center jumped out to a 10-point lead after a quarter and rolled from there to a 61-39 victory in a game highlighted by senior Drew Sosby reaching 1,000 points for his career.

The Tiger guard hit the milstone on his final basket of the night, giving him an even 1,000 points heading into Jackson’s next game, a key matchup with the Fairlawn Jets Friday. The Tigers will then host Minster on Saturday.

New Bremen is 2-14 heading into action Friday at home against St. Henry.

“If I had to use one word to describe our effort tonight it would be energy,” said Jackson head coach Scott Elchert. “Bryce Sosby made so many energy plays. He finished with 11 plus factors (assists, steals, taking charges) and also had eight rebounds.”

Brady Wildermuth, Jackson’s 6-6 junior post, led the Tigers with a near double-double of 21 points and nine rebounds. Drew Sosby finished with 20 points and Ethan Zorn added 13.

For New Bremen, Schwieterman was the top scorer with 10.

New Bremen (39) — Bowers 5, Powers 5, Schwieterman 10, Parker 2, Reed 4, Myer 4, Hoehne 7, Heitkamp 2.

Jackson Center (61) — Platfoot 2, D. Sosby 20, Zorn 13, B. Sosby 3, Wildermuth 21, Hoehne 2.

Score by quarters:

NB—9 16 29 39

JC—19 35 48 61

Three-pointers: JC 5 (D. Sosby 2, Zorn 2, B. Sosby); NB 3 (Powers, Schwieterman, Hoehne).

Records: JC 14-2, NB 2-14.

Reserve score: NB 52, JC 37.

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Anna 70, Lehman 35

ANNA — Anna dominated from the start in rolling to a 70-35 victory over Lehman in non-league basketball action Saturday night at Anna.

The Rockets move to 11-6 after their second straight win and fifth in their last seven games. They are back in action Friday night at Fort Loramie in County play.

Lehman falls to 2-13 on the year and hosts Lima Temple and Bradford Friday and Saturday, respectively.

“It was nice to see how well the guys came out and executed,” said Anna head coach Nate Barhorst. “And we were able to get a lot of guys some playing time.”

The Rockets led 21-6 after one quarter, with six players denting the scoring column. And when they outscored the Cavaliers 23-16 in the second quarter, it was 44-22 at the half, which ended with Anna having hit six three-pointers.

Wyatt Bensman led the Rockets with 14 points, Blake Stephens added 12 and Carter Huelskamp finished with 11.

Lehman was led by Dylan Arnold with nine.

Lehman (35) — Schutt 3, Scott 5, Smith 2, Monnin 2, Rodgers 5, Arnold 9, Lee 5, Frantz 3, Bunker 1.

Anna (70) — Frilling 6, Bensman 14, Huelskamp 11, Doseck 5, Cathcart 7, Luthman 9, Stephens 12, Flesher 5, Schmitz 1.

Score by quarters:

Lehman—6 22 25 35

Anna—21 44 60 70

Three-pointers: Anna 7 (Bensman 2, Frilling, Huelskamp, Doseck, Cathcart, Stephens); Lehman 4 9Schutt, Scott, Arnold, Lee).

Records: Anna 11-6, Lehman 2-13.

Reserve score: Anna 39, Lehman 34.

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Minster 62, Franklin Monroe 54

MINSTER — Minster trailed by two after three quarters but used a big final period to pull out a 62-54 victory over visiting Franklin Monroe Saturday in non-league basketball action.

The win was Minster’s third in a row and puts the Wildcats at 9-6 on the year heading to Fort Recovery Friday night in league play.

Minster was down 42-40 after three periods but outscored FM 22-12 in the final quarter.

Conner Tumbusch led Minster in scoring with 14 points, Jacob Stechschulte added 13 and Josh Nixon finished with 11. Bryce Schmiesing added nine and Peter Falk eight for excellent balance.

Minster shot 50 percent from the floor on 18 for 36 and was also impressive from the free throw line, canning 14 for 17 for 82 percent. FM was 22 for 51 for 43 percent and 13 for 21 from the line, 62 percent.

The two teams both had 23 rebounds.

Franklin-Monroe (54) — Ressler 2, Hyre 13, Hesler 6, E. Conley 24, M. Conley 9.

Minster (62) — Schmiesing 9, Nixon 11, Stechschulte 13, Falk 8, Tumbusch 14, Ernst 5, Huelsman 2.

Score by quarters:

FM—13 28 42 54

Minster—19 23 40 62

Three-pointers: Minster 5 (Nixon 3, Schmiesing, Stechschulte); FM 4 (E. Conley 2, M. Conley, Hyre).

Records: Minster 9-6.

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Russia 54, Versailles 51

RUSSIA — Russia capped off a big weekend with a 54-51 victory over backyard rival Versailles in non-league boys basketball Saturday night.

The Raiders are now 14-3 and play at Houston Friday. Versailles lost for the third time in the last four games and is 11-5 with Tipp City coming to town Tuesday.

Russia had three in double figures. Josh York had 11 and Jake Gariety and Dylan Cordonnier 10 apiece.

Russia head coach Spencer Cordonnier credited Trevor Monnin for his effort.

“Trevor played an unbelievable game,” he said. “Seven points, nine rebounds, five steals and five assists.

“It was probably as complete a game as we can play,” he added.

Justin Ahrens had 16 and Brett McEldowney 10 for Versailles.

Versailles (51) — Knapke 9, K. McEldowney 3, Wendel 8, J. Ahrens 16, B. McEldowney 10, Custenborder 2, AJ Ahrens 3.

Russia (54) — Counts 7, C. Monnin 3, T. Monnin 7, Cordonnier 10, Gariety 10, Tebbe 6, York 11.

Score by quarters:

Versailles—10 25 34 51

Russia—13 23 35 54

Three-pointers: Versailles 7 (Knapke 2, Wendel 2, B. McEldowney 2, J. Ahrens); Russia 5 (Gariety 2, Counts 7, C. Monnin 1, Cordonnier 1.

Records: Versailles 11-5, Russia 14-3.

Reserve score: Versailles 46, Russia 41.

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New Knoxville 70, Fort Jennings 59

FORT JENNINGS — The New Knoxville Rangers got to the free throw line a lot Saturday night, and converted on a lot to come away with a 70-59 victory over Fort Jennings in non-league action Saturday night.

The Rangers go to 5-9 on the season with the victory. They return to action Friday at Parkway.

There were 56 free throws attempted by the two teams on the night, and New Knoxville connected on 27 of 33. Logan Leffel put on a free throw shooting clinic, hitting 12 of 13 on his way to 25 points. Nathan Tinnerman was 7 for 9 and finished with 14 points.

Fort Jennings was lights out at the line, dropping in 22 for 23.

Zach Neuman added 11 points for New Knoxville.

New Knoxville (70) — Leffel 25, Topp 7, Gabel 9, Tinnerman 14, Lammers 2, Stone 2, Neuman 11.

Fort Jennings (59) — Berelsman 17, Neidert 2, Klausing 3, Finn 2, Grone 19, Hardeman 2, Finn 2, Trentman 8, Wehri 4.

Score by quarters:

NK —16 32 49 70

FJ—13 23 35 59

Three-pointers: NK 5 (Leffel 3, Gable, Tinnerman); FJ 5 (Berelsman 3, Klausing, Grone).

Records: NK 4-10.

Jackson Center’s Drew Sosby tries to move around New Bremen’s Ben Schwieterman in action Saturday night at Jackson Center. Sosby scored his 1,000th career point in the Tigers’ victory.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2016/01/web1_012516Net71.jpgJackson Center’s Drew Sosby tries to move around New Bremen’s Ben Schwieterman in action Saturday night at Jackson Center. Sosby scored his 1,000th career point in the Tigers’ victory. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Jackson Center’s Brady Wildermuth dunks the ball for two of his 21 points Saturday night at Jackson against New Bremen.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2016/01/web1_012516Net61.jpgJackson Center’s Brady Wildermuth dunks the ball for two of his 21 points Saturday night at Jackson against New Bremen. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Drew Sosby
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2016/01/web1_Sosby-Drew.jpgDrew Sosby Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News
JC’s Sosby hits milestone on last bucket