Prep Roundup: Bobcats down Yellow Jackets, 4-2, in NHC hockey


Bowling Green scored two goals in the second and added two more in the third to defeat Perrysburg, 4-2, in a Northwest Hockey Conference Red Division tilt at Bowling Green State University’s Slater Family Ice Arena Friday.

After a scoreless first period, BG got two power play goals in the second period. Defenseman Easton Schick scored on an assist from Rhett Winger and forward Tanner Amos scored on assists from Schick and Ethan Helvoigt.

Caden Seiple scored for Perrysburg in the second, assisted by Cody Schneider and Ryan Butler.

In the third, BG got a goal from defenseman Caden Wisniewski, assisted by Schick and forward Drake Joseph, and then added a shorthanded goal by Helvoigt, assisted by Joseph.

Perrysburg’s second goal came in the third off the power play as Alex Wilhelm scored, assisted by Mackeane Hanley and Sam Bortz.

BG improves to 14-15-4 overall and 3-8 in the Red Division, while Perrysburg falls to 16-14-1 and 5-7.

Perrysburg 70, Maumee 27

MAUMEE — Matt Watkins scored 21 points as Perrysburg defeated Maumee, 70-27, in the last Northern Lakes League game the two teams will play against each other.

Next year, Maumee moves to the Northern Buckeye Conference while Perrysburg will remain in a revamped 11-school NLL.

Gavin Fenneken scored 10, Andrew Hunt scored nine, Avery Hunt scored eight, Matt Hubbard scored seven and Austin Shultz and Matt McEwen scored six apiece, Joe Dynda scored two points and Carter Petteys added one point for the Yellow Jackets.

Perrysburg led 35-20 at halftime but outscored the Panthers 35-7 in the second half.

Caden Brown scored nine points, Jaden Walker scored six, Dylan Hamilton scored five, Jayvon Hutchinson scored three points, and Kyle Arndt and Carter Koepfer added two points each for the Panthers.

Perrysburg remains tied with Anthony Wayne for first place in the Northern Lakes League as the Yellow Jackets improve to 15-5 overall and 10-2 in the conference.

AW, which beat Sylvania Northview 56-46 Friday, is 12-8 and 10-2, and each team has two games remaining. Maumee falls to 5-15 and remains winless in 12 conference games.

Rossford 74, Woodmore 27

ELMORE — Rossford improves to 17-4 overall and 13-0 in the Northern Buckeye Conference with a 74-27 rout over Woodmore Friday.

The Bulldogs stay one game ahead of second place Genoa (15-5, 12-1), setting up a showdown next Friday, Feb. 17 on the Comets’ court where the Bulldogs can claim the title outright or the Comets can force a co-championship.

Garette Murphree was 6-for-12 from three-point territory in leading the Bulldogs with 18 points against Woodmore.

Derek Vorst was 7-for-7 from the field and had a double-double 17 points, 11 rebounds, and he blocked four shots, and Jake Morrison had 13 points and seven rebounds for the Bulldogs.

Brenden Revels had seven points, four rebounds and five assists, Wes Ellison had six points and three assists, and Anthony Quintonella had six points and two assists for the Bulldogs.

Brandon Swope had four points and five rebounds and Jase Odenweller scored three points to round out Rossford’s scoring.

Rossford shot 64% (28-for-44) from the field, 11-for-23 (48%) from downtown and connected on seven of eight free throws. Rossford had a 35-15 rebounding advantage and each team had 12 turnovers.

Woodmore shot 21% (10-for-48) from the floor and made 6-of-27 shots from the arc.

Luke Morris made 5-of-10 field goals to lead the Wildcats with 13 points and two steals, Brody Ish scored six points, Brady Thatcher and Liam McCarthy scored three points each and Jon Everett added two points.

Lake 61, Fostoria 54

MILLBURY — Caleb Tobias scored 22 points and Dylan Wiley added 14, including three 3-point goals, as Lake got its first Northern Buckeye Conference win, downing visiting Fostoria, 61-54, Friday.

The Flyers led the entire game, taking a 16-10 lead after one quarter, 29-25 at halftime and 45-36 entering the fourth quarter.

Preston Snyder scored seven points, Brandon Darr and Jack Caughorn scored five points each and Matthew Perry and Myles Lowe scored four apiece.

Machi Johnson scored 22 to lead the Redmen, Jordan Ferguson scored 13, Ryan O’Neal scored seven points, and Aiden Sprang and Jordan Tucker added three points apiece.

Lake improves to 2-18 overall and 1-12 in the league while Fostoria slips to 6-12 and 5-7.

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