West has big game in East win

Staff Reports

CASSTOWN — The Miami East boys basketball team got a big game from Logan West in a 56-41 win over Lehman Catholic Saturday.

West had 32 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Vikings.

Kameron Lee finished with 19 points to lead Lehman and Dylan Arnold added 10.

Newton boys

edge Bradford

BRADFORD — The Newton boys basketball team got past Bradford 60-57 in overtime Saturday.

Dialaquan Millhouse had 13 points for Bradford, while Alex Swabb scored 13 points and dished out eight assists.

Josh Phillips had 11 points and six rebounds, while Parker Smith had 11 points and five rebounds.

Walker Branson added six rebounds.

Bradford fell to 2-18 with the loss while Newton improved to 6-14. The Railroaders will travel to Houston on Tuesday.

Houston boys

lose to MV

HOUSTON — Mississinawa Valley made it back-to-back wins by defeating Houston 57-43 on Saturday night at Houston.

The loss left the Wildcats at 2-18 on the year with Bradford coming to town Tuesday night.

Mississinawa is now 7-13.

Tiger boys

edge Climbers

URBANA — Versailles, the No. 2-ranked Division 3 team in Ohio, had its hands full on the road Saturday night, but came away with a 52-50 thriller over Urbana in non-league boys basketball action.

The Tigers upped their record to 19-1 on the season going into a game Friday at home against Coldwater. A win would give the Tigers a perfect 9-0 mark in the tough Midwest Athletic Conference. They have already wrapped up an outright title.

The Tigers were down big at the half after scoring just 11 points in the first two periods, including getting outscored 14-5 in the first quarter.

But in the third quarter, the Tigers exploded, outscoring Urbana 26-12 to take a four-point lead into the final quarter.

Justin Ahrens had 23 to lead the Tigers and AJ Ahrens added 12.


Lehman boys

pick up win

SIDNEY — Lehman scored 47 points in the first half and went on to beat up on visiting Ridgemont in Northwest Central Conference action Friday night at Lehman, 86-57.

The win was the third in a row for the Cavaliers.

Dylan Arnold gave an indication of the kind of night he would have when he scored 11 points in the first quarter to lead the Cavs to a 20-11 margin. He then followed that up with 13 in the second quarter, and that helped balloon the bulge to 47-21 at the intermission.

Arnold went on to finish with 31 points to lead the Cavaliers. Teammate Kam Lee added 17. Nine Cavaliers in all scored.

Bucc boys

handle Newton

PLEASANT HILL — The Covington boys basketball team got its second win over Newton this year, 65-49 Friday night.

Nathan Blei scored 18 points for Covington and Trevor Miller netted 17.

Jayce Pond scored 11 and Tristan Sowers added 10.

Ryan Mollette and Jackson Riffle led Newton with 13 points each.

East loses

to Hawks

UNION CITY — The Miami East boys basketball team lost to Mississianawa Valley 50-42 in CCC action Friday.

Logan West scored 18 points for East and Cam Coomes added eight.

Roader boys

drop game

BRADFORD — The Bradford boys basketball team lost to Tri-County North 59-49 Friday night in CCC action.

Parker Smith led Bradford with 21 points.

Alex Swabb had 14 points and dished out five assists, while Josh Phillips grabbed eight rebounds.

Raiders get

big win

RUSSIA — Russia edged Fairlawn to wrap up an outright SCAL championship in action at Russia Friday night.

The Raiders go to 10-1 in the league and have a two-game lead over Fairlawn with one to play. Overall, Russia is 15-4 and is at Fort Loramie Friday.

Fairlawn falls to 8-3 in the league and 16-3 overall.

Russia had a seven-point lead after a quarter and that’s how it stayed at the half. But the Raiders then managed only two points in the third quarter to fall behind 32-31 heading to the final quarter.

Russia’s balanced scoring was led by Jack Dapore with 10.

Tiger boys

keep rolling

VERSAILLES — The Versailles boys basketball team improved to 18-1 and remained unbeaten in MAC action with a 61-36 win over St. Henry Friday night.

Keaton McEldowney and Alex Wendel scored 16 points each for Versailles.