Prep roundup: Vorst scores 22 in Rossford win

ROSSFORD — Rossford opened a 38-12 halftime lead and sailed to a 61-31 Northern Buckeye Conference victory over Lake Friday at George Wolfe Field House.

Derek Vorst was 8-for-13 from the field in leading the Bulldogs with 22 points, nine rebounds, and he blocked five shots and had three steals.

Garette Murphree scored 12 points, making 4-of-6 shots from three-point range and Brandon Swope had eight points and nine rebounds for Rossford.

Rossford improves to 3-1 overall and 2-0 in the NBC, while Lake remains winless in four games, including two league games.

Jake Morrison had eight points, two steals and five rebounds; Brendan Revels had five points, two assists and two steals; Wes Ellison scored five points and Xavier Kellermeier added one point.

The Bulldogs were 22-for-47 (47%) from the field, including 7-for-22 (32%) from downtown and 10-for-13 from the line. Rossford outrebounded Lake, 28-18, and scored 11 points off 13 turnovers, while committing eight.

Caleb Tobias led Lake with eight points, Dylan Wiley scored six points, Caster Behlmer scored five points, and Myles Lowe scored four points.

Brandon Darr and Sevario Proffitt scored three points each, Jack Caughhorn scored two points, and Preston Snyder had five assists for the Flyers.

The Flyers shot 36% (13-for-36) from the floor and were 5-for-17 from beyond the arc with Wiley going 2-for-4.

Genoa 50, Eastwood 38

PEMBERVILLE — Skylar Ju scored 18 points to lead Genoa to a 50-38 victory over defending Northern Buckeye Conference champion Eastwood Friday.

Genoa stays unbeaten at 5-0 overall and 3-0 in the league while Eastwood falls to 3-1 and 2-1.

Eastwood led 9-8 after one quarter, but Ju hit two treys in the second quarter to propel teh Comets to a 25-14 lead at halftime.

Eastwood closed the gap to three, 37-34, after three quarters, but Ju and Walter Plantz scored five points each as the Comets held on in the fourth by holding the Eagles to four points.

Plantz scored 13 points, Jon Huston scored eight points, Robert Messenger scored six points, and Griffin Meyer added five points for the Comets.

Case Boos led Eastwood with 15 points, hitting two treys and scoring 11 points in the third quarter.

Brady Weaver scored seven, Lewis scored five, Smith and Souder scored four apiece, and Badenhop scored three points for the Eagles.

Otsego 62, Woodmore 48

TONTOGANY — Owen Weaver scored 18 points and Jack Simpson added 14 as Otsego defeated visiting Woodmore, 62-48, in Northern Buckeye Conference boys basketball Friday.

Coehn Feehan scored nine points, Tanner Balusik and Kaidyn Hutton scored six apiece, Owen Atkinson scored five points, and Drew Gase added four points for the Knights.

Otsego improves to 2-3 overall and 1-1 in the league while Woodmore drops to 1-4 and 1-2.

Danbury 65, Lakota 56

KANSAS — Danbury opened a 26-10 first quarter lead and Lakota played catch-up, but fell short, falling to the Lakers, 65-56, in Sandusky Bay Conference River Division action Friday.

The Raiders outscored the Lakers 19-10 in the second quarter to close the gap to seven, 36-29, at halftime, and then Lakota took a 46-44 lead heading into the final stanza.

However, Danbury’s Tyler Harris scored 11 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter as the Lakers pulled away. Blake Barker scored 18 for Danbury.

Mitchell Rosser led Lakota with 14 points, Carson Hill scored 10 points, Alex McGinnis scored nine, and Alex Holman scored eight points.

Collin Zender scored six points, Jacob Stuller scored four points, Zane Frey-Quick scored three points and Mitch McDaid added two points for the Raiders.

For the Lakers, Maverick Murry scored eight points, Landon Dunlap scored seven, James Morrison scored four, Guy Maltese scored three, and Gavin Clark added two points.

Danbury is 2-3 overall and 2-1 in the SBC River, while Lakota is winless in four games, including two league games.

Riverdale 45, North Baltimore 34

MOUNT BLANCHARD, Ohio — North Baltimore led 23-17, but Riverdale outscored the Tigers 19-7 in the third quarter to pull away for a 45-34 victory Friday.

Clay Young led Riverdale with 16 points, Mitchell O’Flaherty scored nine, and Ethan Elwood scored six points.

Owen Clark led NB with 22 points, Wyatt Baltz scored seven points with 10 rebounds, Cooper Clark scored four and Brody Walter had one point, four steals and three assists.

The Tigers were guilty of 26 turnovers, and had 25 rebounds. They made 15-of-28 shots inside the arc, failed to hit on any of six shots outside the arc, and were 4-for-9 from the free throw line.

Riverdale gets its first win in six games, improving to 1-1 in the Blanchard Valley Conference while NB falls to 1-4 and 0-2,

Mentor 2, Bowling Green 1

SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio — Bowling Green and Mentor hockey played to a 1-1 tie, then sent the game through two overtimes and eight shootout rounds before Mentor scored the game-winner at a Thornton Park tournament.

Ethan Helvoigt scored BG’s goal on an assist from Hayden Joseph. BG falls to 4-7-1.

Lake 11, Clay 1

SYLVANIA — In a Northwest Hockey Conference White Division game at Tam-O-Shanter Friday, the Lake club team routed Clay, 11-1, to improve to 7-1 and stay unbeaten in the league at 3-0. Clay falls to 1-4-1 and 0-1.

Ben Loomis had a three-goal hat trick for Lake and Ashton Graham, James Bickley and Clay Soltis scored two points apiece. Soltis also had two assists.

Mason Jarding scored one goal, Luke Vida had two assists, and Boden Stoller and Tory Ruch had one assist apiece for Lake.

Andrew Schrader scored Clay’s goal, assisted by Brady Minnick.