Wednesday, January 26, 2000

Cincinnati boys basketball roundup


Alter upsets Elder 55-54

The Cincinnati Enquirer

        Mark Borland made a pair of foul shots with 3.6 seconds left, helping host Alter to a 55-54 upset of Elder, the No.3 team in The Enquirer's Division I poll.

        Elder had taken the lead with 11.7 seconds left when Mike Mahon, who had 17 points, made both ends of a one-and-one. After Borland's go-ahead foul shots, Sean Rowland had a 3-point attempt at the buzzer blocked by Alter's 6-foot-9 Adam Waleskowski.

        Waleskowski had 18 points and 17 rebounds, while Borland had 19 points, including nine of Alter's 11 points in the fourth quarter.

        Elder led 47-44 after three quarters.

        Joel Wainscott added 16 points for Elder. Alter was coming off a one-point overtime loss to Moeller and then an upset loss to Roger Bacon.

        ELDER (54) — Kelsey 2 0 5, Schenke 2 0 4, Rowland 1 4 6, Renzenbrink 2 1 6, Wainscott 5 6 16, Mahon 5 2 17. Totals: 17 13 54.

        ALTER (55) — Goings 2 0 4, Carter 3 0 6, Waleskowski 7 4 18, Franz 1 0 2, Staub 1 1 3, Jones 1 0 3, Borland 6 7 19. Totals: 21 12 55.

        Elder ....... 10  15  22   7—54

Alter ....... 15  13  16  11—55

        3-pointers: E — Mahon 5, Renzenbrink, Kelsey; A — Jones. Records: E 10-4 (5-3 GCLS), A 8-5 (4-4 GCLN).

        • Middletown Madison 63, Tri County North 54 — Madison, down five points after one quarter, rallied.

        TRI COUNTY N. (54) — Flory 4 0 10, King 4 4 12, Blankenship 3 2 10, Elmore 3 0 6, Robinson 5 1 11, Rainwater 2 1 5 . Totals: 21 8 54.

        MIDDLETOWN MADISON (63) — Evick 4 5 13, Young 1 0 3, Drury 2 5 9, Richardson 3 3 9, Norvell 4 0 12, Lawson 3 3 9, Rager 3 0 8. Total: 20 16 63.

        Tri County N. ....... 13  10  11  20—54

        Middletown Madison ....... 8  22  10  23—63

        Three-point field goals: Tri. Flory 2, Blankenship 2, Mid. Young, Norvell 4, Rager 2. Records: Tri. (2-11), Mid. (8-5).

        • Lockland 41, Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy 39 — Justin Cromer led Lockland with 13 points. The Eagles shot just 30.8 percent from the floor (16-of-52).

        LOCKLAND (41) — Munlin 3 0 7, Noelke 2 0 5, Cromer 5 0 13, Wynn 1 1 3, Daniels 3 1 7, Welshens 3 2 8. Totals: 17 0 41.

        CHCA (39) — Morelock 2 0 5, Welage 5 0 14, Betscher 1 0 2, Price 0 2 2, Shaw 6 0 12, Trebes 2 0 4. Totals: 16 2 39.

        Lockland ....... 11   6  16   8—41

        CHCA ....... 5  18   5  11—39

        3-pointers: L—Munlin, Noelke, Cromer 3. C— Morelock, Welage 4. Records: L 8-5 (6-4 MVC), C 9-3 (6-2).

        • Western Hills 101, Woodward 74 — Danny Horace scored 14 of his 33 points in the first quarter as the Mustangs took command early.

        Darryl Peterson added 24 for Western Hills, which topped 100 points against Woodward for the second time this season.

        WESTERN HILLS (101) — Andrews 4 1 10, Hadnot 5 0 10, Horace 9 13 33, Peterson 12 0 24, Starks 3 0 8, Smith 1 6 8, Banks 2 1 6, Mills 1 0 2. Totals: 37 21 101.

        WOODWARD (74) — Boyce 9 1 19, Makonnen 9 0 20, Hendrix 1 0 3, Turnbow 1 1 3, Armstrong 5 2 12, Richardson 6 0 12, Bess 1 0 3, Bryant 0 2 2. Totals: 32 6 74.

        Western Hills ....... 32  19  24  26—101 Woodward ....... 11  11  25  27— 74

3-pointers: WH—Andrews, Horace 2, Starks 2, Banks. WOOD—Makonnen 2, Hendrix, Bess. Records: WOOD 6-9 (4-5 QCC).

        • Withrow 56, Aiken 48 — Withrow's change to a 2-3 zone helped hold Aiken to only four points in the third quarter.

        Junior guard Lenny Lovehit all nine points in the fourth quarter to help seal the victory for Withrow.

        AIKEN (48) — Wilson 1 0 2, Evans 5 0 10, Robinson 3 0 8, Dickenson 1 0 2, Vernon 2 0 4, Berry 3 1 9, Oba 1 0 2, Parker 3 0 6, Satterwhite 2 0 4. Totals: 22 1 48.

        WITHROW (56) — Love 5 0 13, Simpson 2 0 4, Johnson 1 0 2, Washington 3 5 12, Lockhart 1 0 2, Crawford 1 0 3, Jeffries 3 1 7, Stevens 0 1 1, Darden 2 3 7, Garth 1 3 5. Totals: 19 13 56.

        Aiken ....... 15  12   4  17—

        Withrow ....... 8  15  15  18—

        3-pointers: A—Robinson, Berry 2. W—Love 3, Washington, Crawford. Records: A 0-13 (0-9 QCC), W 9-4 (7-2).

        • Seven Hills 77, New Miami 52 — Eric Crew scored eight points and Matt Drane had six as the Stingers jumped out to a 24-10 lead in the first quarter. Crew led all scorers with 25 points.

        SEVEN HILLS (77) — Drane 6 0 12, Sprafka 3 2 9, Burke 0 1 1, Rottele 1 0 2, Diagne 4 3 11, Crew 10 1 25, Lenobel 2 0 4, Ellison 4 1 9, Derkson 0 4 4. Totals: 30 12 77.

        NEW MIAMI (52) — Roberts 2 0 5, Hampton 2 0 5, Payne 2 0 4, Price 2 2 6, Baker 2 4 10, Butler 2 3 7, Williams 4 1 9, Tusing 1 2 4, Moore 1 0 2. Totals: 18 12 52.

        Seven Hills ....... 24  13  24  16—77

        New Miami ....... 10  15  11  16—52

        3-pointers: S—Crew 4, Sprafka. N—Baker 2, Hampton, Roberts. Records: NM 3-11, 2-8 MVC.

       

        • Cincinnati CD 79, North College Hill 50 — Noah Allen had 14 of his game-high 33 points in the first quarter.

        NCH (50) — Coleman 1 0 2, Bennedict 3 3 10, Sonnenberg 3 0 7, Pumphrey 1 0 2, Turner 4 1 9, Moore 5 0 11, Turnage 1 3 5, Kemphaus 1 0 2, Howard 1 0 2. Totals: 20 7 50.

        CCD (79) — Fulton 1 0 2, Smith 6 1 13, Wright 1 0 3, Allen 13 4 33, Cohen 3 1 7, Mitchell 0 2 2, Floering 3 0 6, Torlone 6 0 12, Seward 0 1 1. Totals: 33 9 79.

        NCH ....... 14  19  11   6—50 CCD ....... 24  14  15  26—79

        3-pointers: NCH—Bennedict, Sonnenberg, Moore. CCD—Wright, Allen 3. Records: CCD 10-3.

        • Mount Healthy 76, Taft 52 — Will Gaines made two of Mount Healthy's four 3-pointers in the fourth quarter as the Owls outscored Taft 31-6, breaking open a close game.

        MOUNT HEALTHY (76) — Flowers 4 5 13, Fields 2 0 5, Gaines 9 0 22, Love 2 1 5, Brown 2 5 9, Williams 1 0 2, Short 2 0 5, Battle 7 1 15. Totals: 29 12 76.

        TAFT (52) — Turner 3 0 6, Cole 3 0 8, N. Williams 6 2 14, S. Mack 2 0 5, R. Mack 7 1 15, Daniels 1 0 3, E. Williams 0 1 1. Totals: 22 4 52.

        Mount Healthy ....... 7  18  20  31—76

        Taft ....... 16  10  20   6—52

        3-pointers: MH—Fields, Gaines 4, Short. T— Cole 2, S. Mack, Daniels. Records: MH 5-9, T 2-12 (QCC 1-8).

        • Milford Christian 60, St. Rita 35 — A 20-2 first-quarter run set the tone for Milford Christian. Steve Moorehead had nine rebounds and Jimmy Rulapaugh blocked five shots.

        ST. RITA (35) — Burgess 2 2 6, Veatch 2 0 4, Cain 5 1 13, Saeed 2 5 10, Ofori-Alta 1 0 2. Totals: 12 8 35.

        MILFORD CHRISTIAN (60) — Hargis 3 0 6, Braley 1 0 3, Rulapaugh 2 0 4, Hart 2 0 4, Spurlock 3 4 10, Barclay 4 0 8, Guiton 3 0 6, Moorehead 2 0 4, Judy 4 3 11, Keaton 2 0 4. Totals: 25 7 60.

        St. Rita ....... 2   6  15  12—35

        Milford Ch. ....... 20  14   6  20—60

        3-pointers: SR—Cain 2, Saeed. MC—Braley. Records: MC 7-3.

        • Miami Valley 54, Cincinnati Christian 22 — John Dundon scored 10 of his 15 points in the first quarter.

        MIAMI VALLEY (54) — Dundon 5 5 15, Shane 0 1 1, Richardson 2 1 6, Williams 1 0 3, George 2 0 4, Noncrzof 0 2 2, Nephew 3 6 12, Hattan 0 4 4, Papa 2 0 4, Nesoniaum 1 1 3. Totals: 16 20 54.

        CINCINNATI CHRISTIAN (22) — Wallace 4 0 10, Westcott 1 0 3, Lowe 0 1 1, Byndon 3 2 8. Totals: 8 3 22.

        Miami Valley ....... 14  10  11  1954

        Cincinnati Christian ....... 4  4 ....... 3  1122

        3-pointers: M—Richardson, Williams. C—Wallace 2, Westcott. Records: C 2-9 (0-6 MBC).

        • Cozaddale Baptist 70, Village Christian 60 — Justin Dick scored a game-high 34 points, and a full-court press in the fourth quarter forced 10 turnovers.

        COZZADDALE BAPTIST (70) — Justin Dick 15 4 34, Jeremy Dick 3 1 8, Lacy 1 0 2, Gilpin 5 3 13, Twilley 4 0 9, Rankin 1 0 2, Morgenson 1 0 2. Totals: 30 8 70.

        VILLAGE CHRISTIAN (60) — Lacourse 4 1 9, Wyrtzen 10 3 25, Stevens 1 1 3, Perry 2 2 6, Johnson 5 2 12, Gilham 0 1 1, Paskins 2 0 4. Totals: 24 10 60.

        Cozzaddale ....... 11  18  23  18—70

        Village Ch. ....... 23  17   8  12—60

        3-pointers: C—Jeremy Dick, Twilley. V—Wyrtzen 2. Records: V 2-7, C 10-0.

        • McNicholas 60, Chaminade-Julienne 31 — McNicholas used balanced scoring to open a 30-4 halftime lead.

        CHAMINADE (31) — Angel 1 1 3, Flohre 2 0 4, Kreuger 1 3 6, Szabo 3 0 8, Thomas 4 0 10. Totals: 11 4 31.

        MCNICHOLAS (60) — Hensley 2 2 7, Dyment 2 2 6, Cupito 1 0 3, Schneider 1 2 4, Sheehy 4 0 9, Popelar 2 5 9, Lawhon 2 1 5, Peery 3 4 10, Charin 3 1 7. Totals: 20 17 60.

        Chaminade ....... 2   2  20  11—31

        McNicholas ....... 9  21  13  17—60

        3-pointers: C—Kreuger, Szabo 2. M—Cupito, Hensley, Sheehy. Records: M 9-5 (GCL 5-3).

        • LaSalle 60, Roger Bacon 45 — Tony Hornbach paced the Lancers with 17 points. Josh Hausfeld scored 17 for Roger Bacon.

        LA SALLE (60) — Carrelli 1 4 7, Hornbach 7 1 17, Eckes 1 0 2, Bucheit 2 0 5, Hyle 1 0 3, Schackleiter 1 0 2, Rathmon 3 0 6, Jenge 2 2 6, Kruthaupt 4 3 12. Totals: 22 10 60.

        ROGER BACON (45) — Hausfeld 7 2 17, Wyrick 3 0 8, Holt 2 0 5, Land 1 0 2, Huerkamp 1 0 2, Meridy 3 0 6, McManus 2 1 5. Totals: 19 3 45.

        La Salle ....... 17  17  17   9—60

        Roger Bacon ....... 10  10  15  10—45

        3-pointers: L—Hornbach 2, Carrelli, Bucheit, Hyle, Kruthaupt. RB—Hausfeld, Wyrick 2, Holt. Records: L 8-6 (3-4 GCL), RB 5-8 (3-5).

        • Kings 52, Glen Este 37 — Ryan Husband scored eight of his 12 points in the fourth quarter, including two dunks. Zach Ziegler had 13 points for Glen Este.

        KINGS (52) — Paddock 2 0 4, Husband 5 2 12, Brose 1 2 5, Garvin 1 0 2, Woods 4 2 12, Donovan 1 0 2, Swearingin 5 2 12, Dranschar 0 2 2, Stephenson 1 0 2. Totals: 19 11 52.

        GLEN ESTE (37) — Clyburn 1 0 2, Zeigler 4 3 13, Rieck 3 1 10, Tieke 2 2 6, Tyminski 1 2 5, Blair 0 1 1. Totals: 11 9 37.

        Kings ....... 9  12  13  18—52 Glen Este ....... 7   7  11  12—37

3-pointers: K—Brose, Woods 2. GE—Zeigler 2, Rieck 3, Tyminski.

        • Calvary Christian 64, St. Bernard 61 — Nick Tepe, who scored a game-high 26 points, sank a 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift Calvary Christian. Ryan Schmidt paced St.Bernard with 18 points.

        CALVARY (64) — Zuerner 3 0 6, Tepe 10 2 26, Donoghue 2 3 7, Watson 9 1 19, Lanham 2 1 6. Totals: 26 7 64.

        ST. BERNARD (61) — Hazelbaker 6 0 13, Hendricks 1 0 2, Schmidt 7 0 18, Hollmann 3 1 7, Mattingly 6 1 13, Wong 2 3 7, Culbertson 0 1 1. Totals: 25 6 61.

        Calvary ....... 21   7  17  19—64

        St. Bernard ....... 11  25  10  15—61

        3-pointers: C—Tepe 4, Lanham. SB—Hazelbaker, Schmidt 4. Records: C 10-6, SB 3-9.

        • Winton Woods 68, Oak Hills 45, at Oak Hills — Ahmad Lewis scored a game-high 16 points to lead the Warriors.

        WINTON WOODS (68) — Ali 2 0 5, Overman 1 0 2, Terrell 2 1 5, Akbar 2 0 5, Lewis 7 2 16, Hite 5 3 13, Bryant 7 1 15, Mills 3 1 7. Totals: 29 8 68 .

        OAK HILLS (45) — Wernke 1 0 2, Lee 4 1 10, Schuckmann 1 0 3, Richmond 1 0 2, Dietrich 3 0 6, Webb 1 0 2, Owens 1 0 2, Oliverio 8 0 16, Wiant 1 0 2. Totals: 21 1 45.

        Winton Woods ....... 19  15  16  18—68

        Oak Hills ....... 11  10  16   8—45

        3-pointers: WW—Ali, Akbar. OH—Lee, Schuckmann. Records: WW 13-0, OH 6-8.

        • Georgetown 76, Western Brown 65, — Corey Grant scored seven of his 21 points in the first quarter.

        WESTERN BROWN (65) — Phillips 11 1 25, Tackett 1 0 2, Hutson 5 0 14, Brown 2 0 5, Patton 3 2 8, Howard 3 2 9, Fite 1 0 2. Totals: 26 5 65.

        GEORGETOWN (76) — Grant 8 3 20, Mitchell 1 0 2, Waits 6 1 13, Foster 4 6 14, Boyd 5 9 19, Knott 3 2 8. Totals: 27 21 76.

        Western Brown ....... 8  19  10  28—65

        Georgetown ....... 24  15  14  23—76

        3-pointers: WB—Phillips 2, Hutson 4, Brown, Howard 2. GT—Grant. Records: GT 10-5, 5-3 SBC; WB 2-11, 1-6.

        • Hughes 55, Walnut Hills 52 — Andre Frazier scored 17 points and Curtis McCants added 12 to lead Hughes, which scored eight of the game's last 10 points.

        HUGHES (55) — Eubanks 1 0 3, Smiley 3 2 8, Salaam 3 0 7, Whitehead 1 0 2, Stallworth 3 0 6, McCants 5 1 11, Frazier 5 7 17. Totals: 21 10 55.

        WALNUT HILLS (52) — Montgomery 1 0 2, James 4 1 9, Hardin 5 0 13, Wilson 5 2 14, Bonner 3 0 7, Robinson 0 2 2, Blair 2 1 5. Totals: 20 6 52.

        Hughes ....... 7  11  22  15—55

        Walnut Hills ....... 14  13  14  11—52

        3-pointers: H—Eubanks, Salaam, McCants. WH—Hardin 3, Wilson 2, Bonner. Records: H 8-6, 7-2 QCC; WH 6-6, 4-5.

        • Hillsboro 72, Bethel-Tate 44 Bruce Miles scored a game-high 21 points and Josh Keets added 15 to lead the Indians. Hillsboro put the game out of reach with with a 20-5 burst in the third quarter.

        HILLSBORO (72) — Marsh 6 0 13, Walker 2 0 4, Haithcock 2 3 7, Miles 8 3 21, Williamson 1 0 2, Keets 7 1 15, Marischen 1 0 2, Jolite 1 4 6, Harnes 1 0 2. Totals: 29 11 72.

        BETHEL-TATE (44) — Wallace 2 0 5, Stamper 3 1 7, Miller 7 2 16, Todd 4 0 10, Ladd 2 0 4, Wylie 1 0 2. Totals: 19 3 44.

        Hillsboro ....... 19  19  20  20—72

        Bethel-Tate ....... 15  11   5  13—44

        3-pointers: H-Marsh, Miles 2. BT—Wallace, Todd 2. Records: H 9-5, 6-1 SBC; BT 7-7, 4-3.

        • Clermont Northeastern 52, Williamsburg 50 — Clermont Northeastern senior forward John Nash hit a layup with 1.7 seconds left. Williamsburg's Chad Wood led all scorers with 17 points.

        WILLIAMSBURG (50) — Boland 3 3 10, Tudor 3 0 6, Wood 5 4 17, Kennedy 1 4 7, Kreimer 4 2 10 . Totals: 16 13 50.

        CLERMONT N.E. (52) — Lafferty 1 3 6, Shephrad 1 0 2 Loyd 3 0 7, Thacker 1 0 3, Nash 6 0 14, Allen 4 0 8, Holthaus 2 3 8, Ritter 2 0 4. Totals: 20 6 52.

        Williamsburg ....... 17  11  12  10—50

        Clermont NE ....... 21  16   9   6—52

        3-pointers: W—Boland, Wood 3, Kennedy. CNE—Lafferty, Loyd, Thacker, Nash 2, Holthaus. Records: W (8-6) (3-4 SBC), CNE 12-2 (6-1).

        • Summit Country Day 61, Landmark Christian 47 — Nick Dyer had 25 points and 10 rebounds.

        LANDMARK CHRISTIAN (47) — Chamberlin 1 1 3, Turney 2 3 7, Sasser 2 0 4, Byrd 5 2 14, Fryer 5 1 11, Batte 1 0 2, Shannon 3 0 6. Totals: 19 7 47.

        SUMMIT COUNTRY DAY (61) — Hein 2 0 4, Roy 3 2 9, Pembauer 3 2 9, Dyer 11 3 25, Fry 5 1 11, Sheldon 1 1 3. Totals: 25 9 61.

        Landmark ....... 14  11  11  11—47

        Summit ....... 20  18  10  13—61

        3-pointers: SCD-Roy, Pembauer. Records: SCD 6-5, 6-2 MVC; LC 2-11, 1-9.

        • Yellow Springs 66, Middletown Christian 43 — Michael Walker scored 11 of his game-high 31 points in the fourth quarter as Yellow Springs pulled away.

        YELLOW SPRINGS (66) — Crosswhite 1 0 2, Tomas 3 1 7, Walker 14 3 31, Sikes-Gilbert 4 0 9, Je. Martin 1 0 2, Jo. 2 0 4, Perry 1 0 2, Rudegeair 4 1 9. Totals: 30 5 66.

        MIDDLETOWN CHRISTIAN (43) — Larkin 3 2 8, Terrill 1 0 2, Fox 3 1 8, Cochran 7 2 19, Crane 1 0 2, Current 1 2 4. Totals: 16 7 43.

        Yellow Springs ....... 17  15  13  2166

        Middletown Christian ....... 15 ....... 11  9  843

        3-pointers: Y—Sikes-Gilbert. M—Cochran 3, Fox. Records: Y 9-5 (8-0 Metro Buckeyee), M 6-6 (3-4).

        • Loveland 60, Turpin 56 — Sophomore Kevin Schappell scored seven of his 17 points in the fourth quarter.

        TURPIN (56) — Horn 0 1 1, Mack 3 0 6, Maull 7 0 17, Keate 1 0 2, Grooms 1 0 2, Binkowski 1 0 2, Cary 8 4 20, Walters 2 0 6. Totals: 23 5 56.

        LOVELAND (60) — Manville 0 3 3, Partin 2 2 6, Muhammad 8 1 17, Schappell 3 10 17, Nagel 8 1 17. Totals: 21 17 60.

        Turpin ....... 14  15  12  15—56

        Loveland ....... 15  16  17  12—60

        3-pointers: T—Maull 3, Walters 2. L—Schappell. Records: T 4-10, L 12-2.

        • Felicity 70, New Richmond 61 — Doug Easter scored 12 points in the fourth quarter to rally the Cardinals, who trailed by six points after three.

        NEW RICHMOND (61) — Jones 1 0 2, Echerivel 4 0 8, Godsey 2 2 6, Walrivenm 8 2 24, Boch 0 4 4, Armbruster 3 1 7, Burns 4 2 10. Totals: 22 11 61.

        FELICITY (70) — Easter 12 3 29, Rudd 0 2 2, Hatfield 7 0 15, Moran 2 8 13, Davidson 3 5 11. Totals: 24 18 70.

        New Richmond ....... 20  16  13  12—61

       Felicity ....... 12  16  15  27—70

        3-pointers: N—Walriven 6. F—Easter 2, Hatfield, Moran. Records: N 3-10, F 5-8, 4-3 SBC National.

        • Batavia 58, Clinton-Massie 56 — Justin Lowe hit two foul shots with 12 seconds left to clinch the win for the Bulldogs.

        CLINTON-MASSIE (56) — Louderback 2 0 4, Leyes 1 0 2, Brady 2 1 5, Mendez 5 4 14, Highlander 1 0 2, Hackney 2 4 8, Gibson 5 0 10, Harris 3 4 11. Totals: 21 13 56.

        BATAVIA (58) — Kelley 2 3 8, Lowe 4 4 13, Wilson 4 0 8, Kent 1 1 3, Sunnenberg 1 0 2, Mallon 1 0 2, Hennessey 3 0 6, Grooms 8 0 16. Totals: 24 8 58.

        Clinton-Massie ....... 15  15  12  1456

        Batavia ....... 18  19  13   858

        3-pointers: C—Harris. B—Kelley, Lowe. Records: C 3-11, B 3-9.

        • Mason 53, Lebanon 46 — Todd Hoffert scored 12 points, including three free throws in the final minute.

        LEBANON (46) — Johnson 1 0 2, Ault 2 1 7, Amburgy 0 2 2, Richardson 2 3 8, Langston 2 0 4, McCutchan 3 2 8, Alexander 3 2 8, Merchant 2 2 7. Totals: 15 12 46.

        MASON (53) — Davis 3 2 8, Livingston 1 4 6, Schatzel 3 4 11, Jones 3 0 7, Hoffert 3 5 12, Ramsey 1 1 3, Harman 1 2 5, Combs 0 1 1. Totals: 15 19 53.

        Lebanon ....... 5   9  15  17—46

        Mason ....... 11  14   9  19—53

        3-pointers: L—Ault 2, Richardson, Merchant. M—Harmon, Hoffert, Jones, Schatzel. Records: L 6-4, M 6-7.

        • Talawanda 88, Springboro 47 — The Braves scored 18 consecutive points to start the game, 12 by Ryan Holmes, to set up their fourth straight victory.

        “In our three losses we held double-digit leads,” Talawanda assistant coach Tony Brown said. “We were worried, but the kids were hungry and never let up tonight.”

        Springboro made only 14-of-53 shots from the floor.

        SPRINGBORO (47) — Bohine 1 1 4, Howard 1 0 3, Jason Francis 4 0 12, Benseler 2 2 6, Johnson 1 3 5, Damon Francis 4 7 15, Ellis 1 0 2. Totals: 14 13 47.

        TALAWANDA (88) — Kuranga 2 0 4, McDade 6 0 12, Hamidullah 7 4 18, Rhodenbaugh 0 1 1, Barker 2 0 4, Arlinghaus 4 2 12, Cagwin 1 1 3, Holmes 6 6 21, Bennett 2 1 5, Tharp 1 0 2, Princell 2 2 6. Totals: 33 17 88.

        Springboro ....... 7  10  12  18—47

        Talawanda ....... 25  19  21  23—88

        3-pointers: S—Howard, Bohine, Jason Francis 4. T—Arlinghaus 2, Holmes 3. Records: T 10-3, 5-3 MML South; S 8-5, 6-2 MML North.

        • Miamisburg 56, Edgewood 54 — Josh Philpot missed a short jumper on an inbounds play for Edgewood with two seconds left that would have forced overtime. Philpot led all scorers with his third consecutive 20-point game.

        MIAMISBURG (56) — Coleman 4 4 14, Morris 1 0 2, Muncy 3 6 12, Harris 3 2 8, Horton 5 0 10, Huffman 2 5 9, Moore 0 1 1. Totals: 18 18 56.

        EDGEWOOD (54) — Gibson 2 2 6, Simpkins 4 2 10, Umbstead 2 0 4, Wirtley 2 4 8, Philpot 8 6 24, Vennefron 1 0 2. Totals: 18 14 54.

        Miamisburg ....... 14  17  15  10—56

        Edgewood ....... 11  16  13  14—54

        3-pointers: M—Coleman 2. E—Philpot 2. Records: M 3-10 (2-7 MML), E 4-9 (1-7 MML).

        • Middletown Fenwick 62, Dayton Stebbins 60 — Kyle Wolf went 4-for-4 from the foul line and Joe Kreke 4-for-5 in the closing minutes.

        STEBBINS (60) — Pulte 1 0 2, Smith 1 0 3, Grigsby 6 6 18, Davis 2 0 4, Richardson 4 0 10, Young 5 0 10, Ghaud 5 3 13. Totals: 24 9-12 60.

        FENWICK (62) — Martin 5 1 11, Kreke 2 4 8, Wolf 0 4 4, McCormick 1 0 3, Mulligan 5 2 13, Burns 5 0 14, Studer 4 1 9. Totals: 22 12-16 62.

        Stebbins ....... 9  17  16  18—60 Fenwick ....... 9  17  16  20—62

        3-pointers: S—Smith, Richardson 2. F—McCormick, Mulligan, Burns 4. Records: DS 5-8, MF 9-5 (6-1 MML).

       



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