Edison teams splitin weekend games


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Staff report

The Edison State men’s basketball team split a pair of games over the weekend, beating Wright State-Lake 101-70 on Friday before being edged 90-86 by Columbus State on the road Saturday.

The verdicts left the Chargers at 11-6 on the year heading into a home game Wednesday against Cincinnati State.

Edison rolled up 55 points in the first half against WSU-Lake and led by 24 at the break.

Troy Christian grad Christopher Landrum’s triple-double led the way for the Chargers. He finished with 17 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds.

Hadith Tiggs of Huber Heights had 15, Springfield’s Dae’Shawn Jackson had 14, 6-foot-9 Dusty Poteet, also a Troy Christian grad, added 12 and Nick Thompson of Tipp City added 10, along with seven rebounds and four assists.

Jackson also had four assists and four steals.

Edison shot well, hitting 42 of 77 from the field for 55 percent. Poteet was a perfect 6-for-6 from the field.

• At Columbus State Saturday, the Chargers rolled to a 49-36 lead at the half, only to give up 54 points in the second half to lose by four.

Tiggs had 22 points, seven rebounds and four assists, and Landrum 20 points and seven assists. Poteet had 16 points, 10 rebounds and four assists, and was 8-for-9 from the field, making him 14-for-15 for the two games. Romello Yaqub had five assists.

Women

The Edison women had the same outcome over the weekend, winning by a lopsided score over WSU-Lake Friday at home, and losing by four on the road to Columbus State.

The verdicts left the Lady Chargers at 12-5 heading into Wednesday’s home game with Cincinnati State at 5:30.

Edison began the weekend with a low-scoring 59-33 win over WSU-Lake at Edison. The Lady Chargers held Lake to just 14 points in the first half.

Riley Culver and Carly Buzzard, high school teammates at Wapakoneta, had 13 points apiece, and Buzzard made it a double-double with 13 rebounds as well. She was also 6-for-8 from the floor.

Culver, meanwhile, added nine rebounds and four assists, and Sydney Miller of Indian Lake had five steals.

• Against Columbus State, Edison jumped to a 27-19 lead after a quarter and eventually took a five-point lead into the final period. But the Lady Chargers were outscored 27-18 in the fourth quarter.

Miller had a huge game for Edison, pouring in 30 points and grabbing 10 rebounds. She drained six three-pointers.

She wasn’t only one with a double-double, however, as Buzzard recorded her second of the weekend, with 21 points and 13 rebounds, seven of those coming on the offensive end. She was 7-for-8 from the line.

Jessie Crowell, of Covington, had five assists, and Fort Loramie grad Holly Frey finished with seven points and seven rebounds.

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