Prep roundup: Conway scores 17 to lead Bobcats to NLL win

Jabari Conway scored 17 points and Jake Amspoker hit three 3-pointers to lead Bowling Green to a 43-40 Northern Lakes League boys basketball victory over visiting Sylvania Southview Friday.

The Bobcats improve to 2-3 overall and 2-1 in the conference, while Southview is winless in five games, including three NLL games.

Bowling Green led 33-31 entering the final stanza, but senior Brock Hastings scored all seven of his points down the stretch to push the Bobcats to the win.

Ahmir Ruffin, Evan Brandt and Brayden Freyman scored three points each for the Bobcats.

Avery Offenburg scored 12 to lead the Cougars, followed by Zach Steinhauser with nine points, Parker Sears scored six points, and Zack Carter scored five points.

Ru Selmon and Jaron Witcher scored three points each and Michael Alexander III added two points for the Cougars.

Perrysburg 66, Anthony Wayne 45

WHITEHOUSE — In a key Northern Lakes League game Friday, Perrysburg had a strong second half to defeat Anthony Wayne, 66-45.

The Yellow Jackets led by just three, 28-25, at halftime, but outscored the Generals 38-20 in the second half to pull away.

Matt Watkins scored 23 to lead the Yellow Jackets, Gavin Fenneken and Austin Shultz scored 12 apiece, and Andrew Hunt added 10 points.

Avery Hunt scored seven points and Matt Hubbard added two points for Perrysburg, which improves to 6-1 overall and stays unbeaten in the NLL at 3-0. AW suffers their first league loss, falling to 4-2 and 3-1.

For AW, Aiden Schmenk scored 14 and Parker Schofield and Griffin Pike added 11 points apiece. Max Walton scored five points and Grant Kinnee added four points for the Generals.

Otsego 55, Lake 32

TONTOGANY — Owen Weaver scored 26 points, including hitting three triples, in leading Otsego a 55-32 Northern Buckeye Conference boys basketball victory over Lake Friday.

Otsego improves to 4-3 overall and 2-1 in the league while Lake has yet to win in five games, including four league games.

The Knights trailed 10-9 after the first quarter but outscored the Flyers 21-5 in the second stanza to begin pulling away. The Knights had six three-point goals and were 13-for-16 from the free throw line.

Jack Simpson scored 15, Tanner Gahsik scored seven, Kaidyn Hutton scored five and Trey Studer added two points for the Knights.

Preston Snyder scored eight points for Lake, Dylan Willy scored seven, David Parsons scored five, Caleb Tobias scored four and Matthew Perry added three points.

Genoa 43, Elmwood 29

GENOA — Genoa kept pace with Rossford at the top of the Northern Buckeye Conference by defeating Elmwood, 43-29, in boys basketball Friday.

The Comets, who were 16-for-22 from the free throw line, remain undefeated at 6-0 and are 4-0 in the league, while Elmwood remains winless in two games, both NBC contests. Elmwood had just two free throw attempts, making both.

Skylar Ju led Genoa with 14 points, Walter Plantz scored nine points, Aiden Brunkhorst and Jon Huston scored eight points apiece, and Mason Drummond and Andrew Szepiela added two points each.

Kade Lentz led the Royals with a game high 23 points, including making three shots from beyond the arc. Hayden Wickard scored four points and Jackson Childress added two points. Adam Meyer had a team-high three rebounds.

Van Buren 72, North Baltimore 50

NORTH BALTIMORE — Van Buren opened on a 17-5 run and went on to defeat North Baltimore, 72-50, in Blanchard Valley Conference play Friday. VB improves to 4-2 overall and 2-1 in the BVC, while NB falls to 1-6 and 0-3.

Parker Beilharz led VB, hitting two triples and scoring 20 points, and James Homan scored 10 points. VB held a 26-14 advantage off the glass.

Owen Clark led NB with 23 points, including four triples, and Wyatt Baltz had two triples and scoed 12 points with four rebounds.

Rowan Tackett-Spangenberg scored eight points, including two triples, Jose Parades scored five, and Cooper Clark added two points for NB. Tackett-Spangenberg had two steals and five assists.

NB was 11-for-24 from inside the arc, 7-of-21 from outside the arc, and made 7-of-10 free throws.

Jackson Gregory scored nine points, Peter Harrington and Reese Reichley scored eight apiece, Hudson Sendelbach scored seven for the winners.

Lucas Harrington scored three points and Mason Thorla-Lopez and Seth Van Horn added two points each for VB.