CELINA — The Bowling Green Christian Academy varsity boys team snapped a two-game losing streak with a 38-25 victory over Castine Christian (Arcanum, Ohio) on Saturday.
The neutral site win was played on the Grand Lake Christian Academy home court and improved BGCA’s overall record to 10-6 and 4-2 in the Independent Christian Schools of Ohio Athletic Conference. The Lions are currently in second place in the West Division.
BGCA fell behind 10-2 in the opening quarter before sophomore Jackson Hammack’s three-pointer narrowed the gap to 10-5 at the break.
The Lions fell behind by seven again early in the second stanza, but then went on a 12-0 run to help the club take a 17-13 advantage into halftime. Five different players scored during BGCA’s comeback stretch.
In the third, BGCA saw a pair of six-point leads whittled down to two points with just under three minutes remaining before closing out the quarter on a 5-0 spurt to lead 26-19 heading into the final period.
The Cavaliers would get no closer than seven points the rest of the way, while the Lions led by as many as 15 on two occasions.
Junior Will Brose paced the Lion attack with nine points. Juniors Brent Boston and Hudson Thomas had eight and seven points, respectively.
Also hitting the scoresheet were Hammack (6), junior Caleb Kunstmann (4), junior Max Cobb (2), and freshman Josh Kunstmann (2).
Caleb Kunstmann held team-high rebounding honors with eight, while Thomas had six, and Boston, Brose, and junior Jaydin Pinkney had five each.
Caleb Kunstmann and Thomas had three steals apiece, and Thomas was also the top assist man with three.
Patrick Henry 67, Elmwood 44
HAMLER — Patrick Henry got three players into double figures and nine into the scoring column in defeating Elmwood, 67-44, in non-league girls basketball Monday.
Karsyn Weber scored 18, Kenzie Prigge scored 11, and Carys Crassland added 10 points for the Patriots. PH scored on six three-point goals as Crassland and Weber made two apiece.
The Patriots led 19-13 after the first quarter but pulled away to take a 34-21 halftime lead and 49-28 lead after three quarters.
Cara Frank led Elmwood with 12 points, six rebounds and four steals, Aubrey Johnson scored 10 points, McKenzie Laird scored seven points, and Anna Meyer had six points and five rebounds.
Madi Lee scored four points, Kate Keiffer had three points and four assists, Allyie Reynolds added two points for the Royals, which fall to 8-9 on the season.
The Royals had 27 rebounds, 22 turnovers, was 12-for-31 inside the arc, 3-for-7 outside the arc with Meyer hitting two triples, and 9-for-17 from the free throw line.
Ada Christman and Kya Seamann scored six points apiece and Kasey Nelson and Grace Haas scored five points each for the Patriots, which improve to 9-4.
Northwood 49, Toledo Waite 5
TOLEDO — Carissa Davise scored 14 points and Autumn Schroeder added 12, leading visiting Northwood to a 49-5 rout over Waite Monday at Grant Murray Field House.
Zoe Turner and Bree Bolden scored seven points apiece, E.B. Wauford scored five points, and Natalie Thompson and Regan Grant scored two points each.
Aniya Carter and Kyi Jah Alexander scored two points each for the Indians, and Jasianna Sanchez added one point.