DAYTON — Sidney’s boys bowling team finished first in the 24-team Division I sectional bowling tournament on Wednesday at Poelking Lanes South.
The Yellow Jackets earned the No. 1 seed through three regulation games and secured their hold on first in six Baker games. They finished with a team total of 4,242, 90 pins ahead of second-place Beavercreek.
Sidney senior Jaxon Rickey finished first individually with a 713 series. Logan Finke was ninth with a 646, Brodey Morrow was 12th with a 610, Harrison Fisher was 18th with a 585 and Drake Cromes was 31st with a 552.
The Yellow Jackets will look to follow up their sectional championship with a district title. The district tournament will be held on Thursday at Beaver-Vu Bowl in Beavercreek.
• Girls basketball
New Bremen 52, Hardin Northern 40
The Cardinals ran away in the third quarter in a Division IV sectional opener on Wednesday at Lima Bath High School.
Hardin Northern pulled within 11-10 by the end of the first quarter after a late 3-pointer. The teams traded points to a 21-10 score in the second quarter before Chloe Bornhorst hit a shot in the post to boost the Cardinals’ lead to 23-20 at halftime.
New Bremen put the game away with a 17-5 scoring edge in the third quarter. The squad started the quarter with a 10-3 advantage.
The Polar Bears cut down the final deficit with a 15-12 scoring advantage in the fourth quarter.
Madison Cordonnier scored 11 points and had nine rebounds for New Bremen (14-9) while Elli Roetgerman scored 11 points and had eight rebounds. Kira Bertke scored 10 points and had seven rebounds and three assists while Aliyah Truman scored eight points.
The No. 6 seed Cardinals advance to face New Knoxville in a sectional final on Saturday at Lima Bath. The Rangers beat New Bremen 34-26 in a Midwest Athletic Conference game on Dec. 12 in New Knoxville.
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