Jackerts win 15th

Pull away in 4th quarter to 62-47 win


Anna’s Griffin Doseck shoots as Gabe Caudill of Greeneview defends in the Rockets’ 54-40 victory at Anna Saturday night.

Anna’s Griffin Doseck shoots as Gabe Caudill of Greeneview defends in the Rockets’ 54-40 victory at Anna Saturday night.

Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Staff report

ST. MARYS — The Sidney Yellow Jackets had all they could handle for three quarters, but pulled away in the final period to avoid an upset and defeat the St. Marys Roughriders 62-47 in non-league boys basketball action Saturday night on the road.

The win gave the Jackets a sweep of the weekend games, coming on the heels of a victory over Troy on Friday. They are now 15-4 on the season and make the short trip to Piqua Friday night in conferene play.

On Saturday, the two teams were all tied up at 17 after a quarter, but the Jackets trailed 31-29 at the half. After a low-scoring third quarter, Sidney had a one-point lead with one quarter left to play.

In the final period, the Jackets finally got untracked. Sophomore Andre Gordon had eight of his 14 in the fourth quarter and Josiah Hudgins had eight of his nine. Sidney outscored the Roughriders 24-10 in the last quarter, including a 23-7 run to end the game.

Devan Rogers led Sidney in scoring with 17 and was 6-for-8 from the line. Gordon had 14 and Ratez Roberts 14, all of his coming in the first three quarters, including eight in the opening period to keep his team close.

Sidney (62) — Bowser 6, Roberts 14, Gordon 14, Rogers 17, Hudgins 9, Heins 2.

St. Marys (47) — Dunlap 3, Grannon 18, Mielke 7, Jacobs 2, Jay 15, Kuenning 2.

Score by quarters:


St. Marys`17`31`37`47

Three-pointers: Sidney 2 (Rogers, Hudgins); SM (Jay 3, Grannon 2, Mielke).

Records: Sidney 15-4, SM 8-10.


Lehman 71, Bradford 45

BRADFORD — Lehman made it two in a row Saturday night with a 71-45 rout of Bradford on the road in non-league action.

The win gave the Cavaliers an 8-10 record overall heading into a home conference game Friday against Ridgemont.

Despite the final margin, the Cavs started out quite slow, trailing 17-14 after one quarter of play. And though the second quarter went much better, it was still just a four-point lead for the Cavs at 29-25 at the intermission.

The third quarter was the difference. The Cavaliers poured in 28 points to outscore the Railroaders by 20 in the quarter and took a 57-33 lead into the final period.

It was a huge third quarter by Kam Lee that sparked the Cavaliers. He finished with 27 points and had 11 of third in the third quarter. In addition, Jared Magoteaux added eight of his nine in that quarter.

Jared Rourke, meanwhile, finished with 14 points.

Lehman (71) — Gilardi 5, Magoteaux 9, Sargent 2, Rourke 14, Kennedy 5, Rodgers 2, Arnold 7, Lee 27.

Bradford (45) — Smith 9, Justice 7, Swabb 13, Brandon 1, Phillips 15.

Score by quarters:



Three-pointers: Bradford 7 (Smith 3, Swabb 3, Justice); Lehman3 (Rourke 2, Kennedy).

Records: Lehman 8-10, Bradford 2-15.


Jackson Center 58, Minster 55

MINSTER — Jackson Center used a strong third quarter to gain the upper hand, then held off the Minster Wildcats in the final period for a 58-55 road win in action Saturday night.

The Tigers go to 11-6 on the season with Fort Loramie invading the JC gym on Friday night.

Minster drops to .500 on the year at 8-8 and hosts New Knoxville Friday.

Minster led by three at the half but Jackson outscored the Wildcats 22-14 in the third quarter for a five-point lead going to the fourth quarter.

Brady Wildermuth did the most damage for the Tigers, scoring 26 points and getting to the free throw line a lot, where he was 12-for-17. He also had seven rebounds.

Bryce Sosby finished with 13 points and was 5-for-7 from the floor, and Gavin Booser added 12 points.

Aaron Ernst and Mike Ketner had 13 apiece for Minster and Bryce Schmiesing added 10.

Jackson Center took just 33 shots in the game, but hit 17 of them for 52 percent. They were 20 for 30 from the line.

Minster was 19 for 46 from the field for 41 percent and was 12 for 16 from the line.

Jackson Center (58) — Booser 12, Sosby 13, Burch 7, Wildermuth 26.

Minster (55) — B. Schmiesing 10, Ketner 13, Broering 3, Huelsman 2, Ernst 13, Frericks 5, Schulze 9.

Score by quarters:



Three-pointers: JC 11-6, Minster 8-8.

Reserve score: Minster 44, JC 32.


Loramie 65, Marion 49

MARIA STEIN — Fort Loramie traveled to Marion Local and played impressively in dominating the Flyers 64-49 in non-league action Saturday night.

The Redskins won for the fourth straight time and are now 15-3 on the year heading into a big test Friday at Jackson Center.

The Flyers drop to 10-7 and host Delphos St. John’s Saturday.

The Redskins found themselves open for long-range shots in the first half and took full advantage, hitting 8-for-9 from three-point range to open up a 35-15 bulge at the half. Four of those came from Eli Rosengarten, including a long one at the buzzer.

Loramie outscored the Flyers 26-7 in the quarter, and the Redskins didn’t allow them to get any closer than 16 points the rest of the way.

“It was a very good performance,” said Loramie coach Corey Britton. “We shot well and had tremendous ball movement that resulted in 20 assists on 22 field goals for the game.”

Tyler Siegel led the Redskins with 20 points, Dillon Braun added 13 and Rosengarten finished with 12, all in the big second quarter.

Nathan Bruns had 18 and Tyler Mescher 12 for the Flyers.

Fort Loramie (65) — Brandewie 3, Berning 8, Braun 13, Rosengarten 12, Raterman 3, A. Siegel 6, T. Siegel 20.

Marion Local (49) — Bruns 18, Everman 6, Buening 2, Kahlig 3, Rethman 4, Keonig 2, Mescher 12.

Score by quarters:



Three-pointers: FL 9 (Rosengarten 4, Braun 3, Raterman, Berning); ML 4 (Bruns 3, Kahlig).

Records: FL 15-3, ML 10-7.


Ansonia 74, Houston 64

ANSONIA — Houston led by 12 points after three quarters before Ansonia poured in 34 points in the final period on the strength of nine three-pointers to come from behind and beat the Wildcats 74-64 in non-league action Saturday.

The loss dropped Houston to 1-17 on the year heading to Riverside Tuesday.

Houston built up a 13-point lead at the half and it was still 52-40 after three quarters. But Ansonia gave an indication of what was to come when they hit three threes in the last 1:20 of the third quarter to get within striking distance.

In the final period, the Tigers hit nine out of ten three-point attempts and outscored the Wildcats 34-12.

For the game, Ansonia had 18 three-pointers, and between the two teams, there were 27 in the game.

Houston was led by Dylan Hensley with 18. Howie Ludwig added 16 and Cameron Arnold 12.

Houston (64) — Leist 9, Ludwig 16, Arnold 12, Sluss 9, Hensley 18.

Ansonia (74) — Fink 22, Swabb 1, Muir 10, Alexander 17, Rowland 1, Sanders 9.

Score by quarters:



Three-pointers: Houston 9 (Ludwig 4, Sluss 3, Hensley 3, Arnold); Ansonia 18 (Fink 5, Swabb 5, alexander 4, Sanders 3, Muir).

Records: Houston 1-17, Ansonia 10-9.


Botkikns 54, New Bremen 51

NEW BREMEN — Botkins rallied furiously in the final period to overtake the New Bremen Cardinals and close out a 54-50 victory in non-league action on the road Saturday.

The win puts the Trojans at 7-12 on the season heading to Anna Friday night.

New Bremen falls to 1-15 and is at Parkway Friday.

Botkins went into the final period trailing 38-27, but turned it over to leading scorer Luke Bergman, who had half of his 20 points in the period. For the game, he was 10 for 13 from the line.

Spencer Heuker, meanwhile, added 17 for the Trojans.

Nolan Bornhorst led Bremen with 15, Avery Powers added 12 and Tate Myers 11.

Botkins (54) — Heuker 17, L. Bergman 20, A. Bergman 5, Madden 4, Butcher 8.

New Bremen (50) — Powers 12, Clem 1, Paul 2, Myers 11, Bornhorst 15, Vonderhaar 7, Heitkamp 2.

Score by quarters:



Three-pointers: Botkins 3 (Heuker 2, Butcher); NB 8 (Myers 4, Powers 2, Bornhorst, Vonderhaar).

Records: Botkins 7-12, NB 1-15.


Fairlawn 81, Waynesfield 34

The Fairlawn improved their county-best record to 16-2 with an easy win over visiting Waynesfield-Goshen Saturday night, 81-34 in non-league play.

The Jets have their biggest game of the season coming up Friday night at Russia.

Fairlawn left no doubt Saturday, exploding for 33 points in the first quarter, 12 by high-scoring Nathan Lessing.

He went on to finish with 26, Keshon Johnson added 10 and Nick Brautigam chipped in 10.

Waynesfield (34) — Elliott 4, Wicker 4, Bly 12, Kauffman 3, Maxwell 7, Wortman 1, Spencer 3.

Fairlawn (81) — Graves 2, Lessing 26, N. Brautigam 10, Curtner 4, Johnson 20, Jamison 2, Cotner 4, Hickman 9, D. Brautigam 3.

Score by quarters:



Three-pointers: W-G 3 (Bly, Kaufman, Spencer); Fairlawn 3 (Johnson 2, Hickman).

Records: Fairlawn 16-2, W-G 1-16.


New Knoxville 50, LTC 48, 3OT

LIMA — New Knoxville went on the road and pulled out a 50-48 three-overtime thriller over Lima Temple Christian in non-league action Saturday night.

The win put the Rangers at 5-12 and snapped an eight-game losing streak. They are back in action Friday at Minster.

Nathan Tinnerman and Nick Topp both had 16 for the Rangers, and both had six in the final period to bring the Rangers back from a 30-27 deficit and force overtime.

NK (50) — Topp 16, Lammers 5, Lageman 9, Tinnerman 16, Thobe 2, Merges 2.

LTC (48) — Hohlbein 15, Howell 8, Bowman 14, DJ Clay 5, D. Clay 2, Callahan 4.

Three-pointers: NK 3 (Lammers, Lageman, Tinnerman); LTC 7 (Hohlbein 3, Howell 2, Bowman 2.

Records: NK 5-12, LTC 8-9

Anna’s Griffin Doseck shoots as Gabe Caudill of Greeneview defends in the Rockets’ 54-40 victory at Anna Saturday night.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/02/web1_SDN020617AnnaBbball.jpgAnna’s Griffin Doseck shoots as Gabe Caudill of Greeneview defends in the Rockets’ 54-40 victory at Anna Saturday night. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News
Pull away in 4th quarter to 62-47 win