Junior high tourney ends


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Jaydon Wendel of Botkins races up the floor with Zach Ambos of Anna in hot pursuit in action at Houston Saturday in the finals of the seventh grade County Junior High Boys Basketball Tournament.

Jaydon Wendel of Botkins races up the floor with Zach Ambos of Anna in hot pursuit in action at Houston Saturday in the finals of the seventh grade County Junior High Boys Basketball Tournament.


Todd B. Acker | Sidney Daily News

Two Fairlawn players, Skyler Piper (32) and Jordon Lessing (30) battle with Fort Loramie’s Collin Moore for a loose ball in action in the eighth grade championship of the County Junior High Tournament basketball Saturday at Houston.


Todd B. Acker | Sidney Daily News

Fairlawn’s Drew Maddy tries to shake Fort Loramie’s Devin Raterman Saturday at Houston in the eighth grade Junior High Tournament finals.


Todd B. Acker | Sidney Daily News

Anna’s Zach Ambos is chased by Botkins defenders Nathan Guckes (3) and James Meyer in seventh grade championship action at Houston Saturday in the County Junior High tournament.


Todd B. Acker | Sidney Daily News

Staff report

HOUSTON —In the championship games of the County Junior High Boys Basketball Tournament, both No. 2 seeds defeated the No. 1 seeds to claim the titles.

Botkins and Fort Loramie came away with the championships in finals action Saturday morning at Houston.

In the seventh grade, No. 2-seeded Botkins upset top-seeded Anna 38-27 to claim the championship.

Botkins was led by Jacob Pleiman with 13 points. McKane Finkenbine had 12 for the Rockets.

• In the eighth grade championship, top-seeded Fairlawn couldn’t keep up with second-seeded Fort Loramie in a game that ended up 31-10.

Colin Moore led the winners with 11 points.

Jaydon Wendel of Botkins races up the floor with Zach Ambos of Anna in hot pursuit in action at Houston Saturday in the finals of the seventh grade County Junior High Boys Basketball Tournament.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/02/web1_2-7TH-GRADE.jpgJaydon Wendel of Botkins races up the floor with Zach Ambos of Anna in hot pursuit in action at Houston Saturday in the finals of the seventh grade County Junior High Boys Basketball Tournament. Todd B. Acker | Sidney Daily News

Two Fairlawn players, Skyler Piper (32) and Jordon Lessing (30) battle with Fort Loramie’s Collin Moore for a loose ball in action in the eighth grade championship of the County Junior High Tournament basketball Saturday at Houston.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/02/web1_3-8th-grade.jpgTwo Fairlawn players, Skyler Piper (32) and Jordon Lessing (30) battle with Fort Loramie’s Collin Moore for a loose ball in action in the eighth grade championship of the County Junior High Tournament basketball Saturday at Houston. Todd B. Acker | Sidney Daily News

Fairlawn’s Drew Maddy tries to shake Fort Loramie’s Devin Raterman Saturday at Houston in the eighth grade Junior High Tournament finals.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/02/web1_5-8th-grade.jpgFairlawn’s Drew Maddy tries to shake Fort Loramie’s Devin Raterman Saturday at Houston in the eighth grade Junior High Tournament finals. Todd B. Acker | Sidney Daily News

Anna’s Zach Ambos is chased by Botkins defenders Nathan Guckes (3) and James Meyer in seventh grade championship action at Houston Saturday in the County Junior High tournament.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/02/web1_6-7TH-GRADE.jpgAnna’s Zach Ambos is chased by Botkins defenders Nathan Guckes (3) and James Meyer in seventh grade championship action at Houston Saturday in the County Junior High tournament. Todd B. Acker | Sidney Daily News

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