Edison teamsdrop games

Staff Reports

The Edison men and women’s basketball teams lost to Lakeland Community College Saturday.

The men lost 88-75.

Chris Landrum had 18 points, 10 reobunds, four steals and three assists for the Chargers.

Malik Thurman added 19 points and seven rebounds.

Damon Cook had 10 points and 10 rebounds and Cody May had 10 points and seven rebounds.

The Lady Chargers fell to 1-2 in OCCAC and 4-8 overall after a 68-62 loss.

Sydney Miller and Carly Buzzard led Edison with 17 points each. Brooke Hickey had 13 and Cadence Jacobs had 10 points.



East boys

keep rolling

WEST LIBERTY — The Miami East boys basketball team kept rolling Saturday night with a 63-38 win over West Liberty-Salem.

Damien Mackesy scored 30 points and Brandon Mack added 16 points.

Newton boys

top Botkins

PLEASANT HILL — The Newton boys basketball team got a 56-53 win over Botkins Saturday night.

Brady McBride scored 19 points and Nick Honeycutt added 14.

Houston boys

fall to Minster

MINSTER — The Houston boys basketball team lost to Minster 48-33 Saturday night.

Isaiah Beaver led a balanced attack with six points.


Cav boys

lose game

SIDNEY — Lehman’s young Cavaliers lost for the third straight time, this one Friday night at home to Waynesfield-Goshen in Northwest Central Conference action.

The Cavs are 1-1 in the league and 1-3 overall and are at Minster Monday night.

The Cavs led 33-27 at the half but Waynesfield outscored them 32-23 in the final two periods.

Michael Bunker and Max Schutt had 12 apiece for Lehman and Dylan Arnold 11.

Buccs win

in 2 OTs

COVINGTON — The Covington boys basketball team won a double-overtime thriller with Twin Valley South 69-63 Friday night in Cross County Conference action.

Jordan Maschino led Covington with 24 points, while Tristin Sowers added 17.

Jayce Pond scored 14 and Nathan Blei added 1o.

Viking boys

stay perfect

CASSTOWN — The Miami East boys basketball team cruised to a 78-40 win over Tri-County North in CCC action Friday.

Damien Mackesy led the Vikings with 27 points and Brandon Mack added 24.

Russia boys

top Houston

RUSSIA — The Russia Raider held Houston to just four points in the third quarter to pull away and roll to a 55-40 County win in action Friday at Russia.

The win puts the Raiders at 5-1 overall and 4-0 in the league heading to Jackson Center Tuesday. Houston is 2-5 overall and 0-4 in the league and is at Minster tonight.

“We started out with four turnovers, and they were getting some easy baskets,” said Russia coach Spencer Cordonnier. “We tried to press but we eventually just played half-court defense and the kids guarded.”

Jonah Counts had 13 to lead Russia and Cole Tebbe added 11. Ten Raiders in all scored, and they hit eight three-pointers.

Indians, Tigers

pick up wins

In CCC action Friday, Newton defeated Mississinawa Valley 66-53 and Bradford lost to Ansonia 55-36.

Drew Patty led Bradford with eight points.

In MAC action, Versailles rolled past Parkway 75-37.


East girls

handle Urbana

CASSTOWN — The Miami East girls basketball team ran into a very scrappy Urbana team Saturday in the Barnball Classic before winning 61-46.

The Lady Vikings were led by Morgan Haney with 21 points, Haley Howard with 14 points, Kyndall Hellyer netted 11 points, and Megan Thompson chipped in nine.

East improved to 6-3

Buccs get win

in Barnball

CASSTOWN — The Covington girls basketball team used a big third quarter in the Barnball Classic Saturday to defeat Troy 35-28.

Covington had trailed 10-9 at halftime, before outscoring the Lady Trojans 19-8 in the third quarter to take a 28-18 lead.

Brooke Gostomsky scored 16 points and Sammi Whiteman added 11.

Houston girls

edge Lehman

SIDNEY — Houston outscored Lehman by four in the final period and that was the margin of victory in a 4-40 verdict at Lehman Saturday in non-league girls basketball.

The win put Houston at 5-6 on the year heading into a game Dec. 28 at New Bremen. Lehman falls to even at 4-4 and also plays New Bremen next, Tuesday night on the road.

Lehman led by eight at the half, only to have the Lady Wildcats outscore the Lady Cavs 12-4 in the third quarter to pull even.

Macey Stang had 19 to lead Houston, including 7-for-10 from the line. Jenna Winner added 10 points.

For Lehman, Allie Hall had 12 and Hannah Fogt added 10. Hall just missed a double-double, finishing with nine rebounds, and she also led the team in assists with four.

Lady Tigers

handle Raiders

RUSSIA — Versailles’ defense was too much for Russia to overcome in a 49-27 loss in non-league action between two neighboring squads Saturday.

Russia drops to 3-5 with the loss, and Versailles, which was playing its 12th game, is now 8-4 and winner of four in a row.

The Lady Tigers held a 16-8 lead after one, then outscored the Lady Raiders 14-4 in the second quarter to open up an 18-point bulge.

Danielle Winner hit 16 to lead the Lady Tigers, and Kami McEldowney added nine.

Maria Herron had 12 for Russia.