Prep Roundup: Bobcats lose heartbreaker to Wildcats, 63-62

SYLVANIA — Despite 23 points by Evan Brandt and three Bobcats in double figures, Bowling Green lost a heartbreaker to Northview, 63-62, in Northern Lakes League action Friday on Jerry Sigler Court.

Northview improves to 9-1 overall and 3-1 in the NLL, while BG falls to 5-4 and 2-2.

BG outscored the Wildcats 17-14 in the fourth quarter with Brandt and Brock Hastings hitting two three-point goals each, but the Wildcats got two treys of their own to hold on.

The Bobcats ended the game with 10 three-point goals, including four by Hastings and three apiece from Brandt and Jake Amspoker. Hastings scored 18 points and Amspoker finished with 11.

Jabari Conway scored eight points and Brayden Freyman added two points for the Bobcats’ cause.

For Northview, Jackson Clausius scored 15, Drew Barnesky scored 14, 6-foot-11 center Logan Horton had nine points, Alex Dupree scored nine, Nick Campbell scored eight, Alex McCoy scored six, and 6-7 Alan Horton added two points.

Vanlue 66, North Baltimore 46

VANLUE — Jerome Kloepfer scored 34 points, including hitting five three-point goals, to lead Vanlue to a 66-46 win over North Baltimore in Blanchard Valley Conference boys basketball Friday.

Vanlue led by just two, 15-13, after one quarter, but outscored the Tigers 22-8 in the second quarter to begin pulling away.

Vanlue, which got 11 points each from T.J. Rickle and J.R. Snook, improves to 4-6 overall and 1-3 in the BVC while NB falls to 1-9 and 0-4.

Owen Clark led NB with 20 points, Wyatt Baltz scored 10, Rowan Tackett-Spangenberg scored six, Victor Paredes and Jose Paredes scored three apiece, and Brody Walter and Cam Stefan scored two apiece.

Jose Parades had a team-high 11 rebounds, Baltz had four assists, and the team had 32 rebounds but committed 27 turnovers.

NB was 17-for-37 from the field, including 2-for-12 from beyond the arc, and made 6-of-8 free throws.

Eastwood 65, Lake 45

PEMBERVILLE — Kayla Buehler scored 27 points to lead Eastwood to a 65-45 Northern Buckeye Conference girls basketball win over Lake Friday.

Eastwood improves to 5-7 overall and 4-4 in the conference while Lake falls to 5-8 and 4-4.

The Eagles led 39-30 entering the final stanza, but scored 26 points, including hitting 8-of-10 free throws in the final eight minutes.

Kyrie Henline scored 11, Amelia Ward scored 10, Jordan Jenson and Grace Kingery scored six apiece, Paige Hoodlebrink scored three points, and Saylor King added two points for the Eagles.

Elise Staczek led Lake with 19 points, Jessie Materni scored 13, Mary Enright scored seven points, and Elena Longoria and Kyleigh Christ scored three points each for the Flyers.

Elmwood 44, Otsego 20

BLOOMDALE — Cara Frank had a double-double 17 points, 10 rebounds, four steals and three assists to lead Elmwood to a 44-20 Northern Buckeye Conference win over Otsego Friday.

Aubrey Johnson scored 10 points for the Royals, and Samantha Lehr led Otsego with 11 points. Elmwood improves to 6-6 overall and 6-2 in the conference while the Knights fall to 1-12 and 0-8.

Anna Meyer and McKenzie Laird scored for five points each, Kate Keiffer had two points and four assists, Madi Lee had two points and four rebounds, Sydnie Piper scored two points and Brynn Laugherty added one point for the Royals.

The Royals had 24 rebounds, 10 turnovers, and were 12-for-29 from the floor inside the arc, 4-of-17 from outside the arc, and made 8-of-13 free throws. Johnson had two three-point goals.

For Otsego, which trailed 22-7 at halftime, Morgen Hillesheim scored four points, Sophie Dimick and Jocelyn Cornell scored two points each, and Lauren Hillesheim added one point.

New Riegel 64, Lakota 38

NEW RIEGEL — On Thursday, Reese Groshe scored 18 points and Shane Hohman scored 12 to lead New Riegel past Lakota, 64-38, in Sandusky Bay Conference River Division action.

New Riegel is 6-2 overall and 5-1 in the league while Lakota falls to 1-8 and 1-5.

For Lakota, Jacob Stuller scored 10 points, Colin Zender scored seven, Mitchell Rosser scored six, Carson Hill scored five, and Alex McGinnis scored four points.

Zane Frey-Quick, Alex Holman, and Mitch McDaid added two points apiece for the Raiders.

For New Riegel, which led 38-16 at the half, Carson Pahl, Brody Hohman, and Hakyhm Kauffman scored eight apiece, Matthew Flores scored six, and Drew Hohman and Jayden Nye added two points each.

Lakota 54, Fremont St. Joseph 24

KANSAS — Carlie Foos had 14 points and seven assists and Riley King had 10 points and four rebounds to lead Lakota girls basketball to a 54-24 rout over Fremont St. Joseph in Sandusky Bay Conference River Division action Friday.

Aubrey Vitte had seven points and four rebounds and Cassidy Foos had seven points and seven rebounds for the Raiders’ cause. Ella Price led St. Joseph with nine points.

The Raiders led 12-5 after one quarter, and then went on a 20-0 run in the second quarter to begin pulling away.

Emma Gregg scored six points, Kaiya Mompher and Grace Johnson scored four points each, and Lexi Moon added two points for Lakota.

For St. Joseph, Maddie Militello and Emma Kelbley scored five points each, Lauren Ritzman scored three points, and Avey Fleming and Amaree Haralson added one point each.

Perrysburg swimmers victorious

PERRYSBURG — At the Perrysburg YMCA, Perrysburg hosted their first meet of the season and held Senior Night to honor all five male and all five female swimmers and divers graduating this year.

The Perrysburg boys swimmers scored 138 points to defeat Sylvania Southview (56) and Sylvania Northview (3). The Perrysburg girls scored 112 to defeat Southview (51), Northview (33) and Maumee (2).

On the boys team, seniors are Steven Green, John Majerus, Nik Neceski, Kyle O’Connell, and Owen Recker.

“This was a big meet as we move closer to NLL championships and the boys competitive spirit showed with a first-place finish in nearly every event,” coach Alana Sigg said. “The boys continue to build momentum throughout each meet, and we are excited to see their performance as we enter the end of our season.

Perrysburg’s five female senior swimmers and divers graduating this year are Emma Erlenbusch, Haley Gano, Elena Gerken, Maddie Searfoss, and Isabella Staschiak.

“The Lady Jackets looked strong with their powerful strokes and excellent underwaters throughout the meet,” Sigg said. “Perrysburg girls are looking to hold on to their NLL championship from last year and that determination has not waivered.”

Perrysburg’s next competition is at Oak Harbor followed by an away meet with Wauseon and Bryan at Wauseon High School.

The Northern Lakes League meet will conclude the league season at Bowling Green State University with diving on Thursday and swimming on Friday.

Competition will continue with two home meets where Perrysburg will host Clay on Jan. 16 , Tipp City Tippecanoe on Jan. 21 and Whitmer on Jan. 27 at the Perrysburg YMCA.