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Triplett's big third quarter lifts Flashes past Shelby

By Norwalk Reflector staff • Jan 13, 2019 at 8:25 PM

SHELBY — Davon Triplett scored 17 of Willard’s 26 points in a huge third quarter to lead the Crimson Flashes to a road win over the rival Whippets.

Willard (8-3) had been outscored 21-7 in the second quarter to trail 36-19 at halftime.

But Triplett led the Flashes surge in the third quarter, as the 26-9 scoring advantage put them in a 45-all deadlock. Willard then outscored the Whippets by a 22-13 margin over the final eight minutes.

Cooper Parrott scored 20 points for the Flashes, with Terry Baldridge adding 11 and Brevon Polachek scored eight.

WILLARD (8-3)

Brevon Polachek 4-0—8; Terry Baldridge 5-0—11; Myles Pinkston 1-0—2; Davon Triplett 8-6—26; Cooper Parrott 5-7—20. TOTALS 23-17—67.

SHELBY (7-6)

Stephens 5-0—13; Schwemley 4-4—13; Lantz 2-2—7; Gossom 3-0—8; Green 1-0—2; Pugh 3-3—10; Amstutz 2-0—5. TOTALS 20-9—58.

Willard 12 7 26 22 — 67

Shelby 15 21 9 13 — 58

3-point FGs: (W) Parrot 3, Baldridge; (S) Stephens 3, Gossom 2, Pugh, Amstutz, Schwelle, Lantz

Huron 44, W. Reserve 42

HURON — The Roughriders fell behind by six points with two-plus minutes remaining, but nearly rallied for a victory in Saturday’s loss to the Tigers.

Western (8-4) pulled within 44-42, then Huron missed the front-end of a one-and-one free throw attempt with 23 seconds left.

The ‘Riders got a look at the game-winning 3 with under five seconds to go, but it rimmed out and the horn sounded as the Tigers corralled the ball.

For Western, John Skrada had 20 points on 8-of-14 shooting, but overall, the ‘Riders struggled in shooting 15-of-50 from the floor.

Aiden Markley added 10 points and nine rebounds for Western (7-0 Firelands Conference), which has an FC game vs. New London (7-4, 4-3) at home on Thursday.

Clyde 70, Edison 38

CLYDE — The Fliers connected on 11 3-pointers in Saturday’s non-league win over the visiting Chargers.

For Edison, which fell to 1-10 with the loss, Patrick Amburgy scored eight points. Caleb Bissell added seven, while both Connor Romell and Carson Ehrhardt each scored six points.

EDISON (1-10)

Dylan O'Dell 1-1—3, Connor Romell 3-0—6, Caleb Bissell 2-1—7, Carson Ehrhardt 3-0—6, Larry Kessler 2-0—5, Aiden Yoder 0-1—1, Luke Bissell 1-0—2, Patrick Amburgy 2-4—8. TOTALS 14-7—38.

CLYDE (7-4)

Cam Farrar 5-0—15, Brock Newsome 3-0—9, Caden Berger 1-1—3, Will Dowling 3-0—6, James Dry 1-0—2, Johnny Marshall 3-1—7, Derick Harrah 9-1—22, Jack Morrison 3-0—6. TOTALS 28-3—70.

Edison 15  3  15  5 — 38

Clyde   25 11 24 10 — 70

3-point FGs: (E) Bissell 2, Kessler; (C) Farrar 5, Newsome 3, Harrah 3

JV: Clyde, 64-46

Seneca East 66, Plymouth 64

ATTICA — The Big Red had a big rally in the fourth quarter come up short, as the Tigers hit a basket at the buzzer in Saturday’s non-league game at Seneca East High School.

With the loss, Plymouth fell to 6-6 overall ahead of Thursday’s FC game vs. St. Paul.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Columbian 70, Norwalk 35

TIFFIN — The Norwalk girls basketball team was unable to keep up with host Columbian over four quarters in Saturday’s 70-35 SBC Lake Division loss in Tiffin.

The Truckers, who fell to 2-10 (1-5 Lake) with the loss, trailed 20-13 after one quarter. However, they were outscored 36-10 over the next two quarters as the Tornadoes (7-5, 3-3) pulled away.

Alex Nolan had 10 points and five rebounds for Norwalk, while Elena Barber had 12 points and four rebounds. Masci Horner scored six points, while Paige Maurer added eight rebounds.

NORWALK (2-10, 1-5)

Masci Horner 2-0—6; Elena Barber 3-6—12; Janel Jubak 1-0—3; Paige Maurer 1-0—2; Alex Nolan 3-4—10; Skylarr Story 0-2—2. TOTALS 10-12—35.

COLUMBIAN (7-5, 3-3)

Woods 5-2—12; Ingalls 5-0—13; Obringer 1-0—2; Dryfuse 10-1—21; Cooper 6-0—16; Boes 2-2—6. TOTALS 29-5—70.

Norwalk      13  5   5 12 — 35

Columbian 20 19 17 14 — 70

3-point FGs: (N) Horner 2, Jubak; (TC) Cooper 4, Ingalls 3

W. Reserve 43, New London 22

COLLINS — The state-ranked Roughriders maintained their spot alone atop the FC with Saturday’s 21-point win over the visiting Wildcats.

For Western (9-1, 8-0), Cora Wyers was the lone player in double-figures with 14 points. New London’s Gabby Ledbetter scored eight points for the ‘Cats (5-9, 3-6).

On Wednesday, the ‘Riders — ranked No. 13 in the Associated Press state poll in Division III — host AP No. 8 Margaretta (13-1) in a rematch of last season’s district title game, a double-overtime win by Western.

NEW LONDON (5-9, 3-6)

Lili Bartow 2-0—6; Kiaya Thierry 1-0—3; Kelsey Boswell 1-0—3; Megan Conrad 1-0—2; Gabby Ledbetter 4-0—8. TOTALS 9-0—22.

WESTERN RESERVE (9-1, 8-0)

Katie Hipp 3-0—7; Jenna Skrada 1-0—2; Avery Tubus 3-0—7; McKenna Woodruff 2-1—5; Emma Blankenship 2-2—6; Emma Weber 1-0—2; Cora Wyers 3-8—14. TOTALS 15-11—43.

N. London   3  8   9  2 — 22

W. Reserve 5 12 17 9 — 43

3-point FGs: (NL) Bartow 2, Boswell, Thierry; (WR)

JV: W. Reserve, 56-16

Margaretta 51, Edison 30

MILAN — The Chargers fell to 10-4 overall (4-3 SBC Bay) with Saturday’s loss to the state-ranked Polar Bears (13-1, 7-0).

For Edison, Hannah Vitaz finished with 13 points and eight rebounds, and Aliyah Caporini added six points, five rebounds and four steals.

MARGARETTA (13-1, 7-0)

Mason 3-1—7; Smetzer 4-2—10; Schaefer 4-0—8; Kuns 2-2—8; Moore 7-2—16; Eisenberger 1-0—2. TOTALS 21-7—51.

EDISON (10-4, 4-3)

Mariah Medina 1-0—3; Aliyah Caporini 2-2—6; Alana Fidler 1-2—4; Hannah Vitaz 4-4—13; Deana Blatnik 1-1—3; Jess Stoll 0-1—1. TOTALS 14-10—30.

Margaretta 16 9 14 12 — 51

Edison        4  8 10  8 — 30

3-point FGs: (M) Kuns 2; (E) Medina, Vitaz

Bellevue 63, Sandusky 33

SANDUSKY — The Lady Red improved to 12-1 overall (6-0 Lake) with Saturday’s rout over the host Blue Streaks (3-8, 1-5).

Bellevue — ranked No. 4 in the latest Division II Associated Press poll — was led by Casey Santoro with 19 points. Cory Santoro added 13, while Payton Vogel scored 11 for the Lady Red.

BELLEVUE (12-1, 6-0)

Cory Santoro 5-2—13; Gabby Turner 3-0—6; Payton Vogel 3-2—11; Brynn Vogel 0-1—1; Casey Santoro 5-8—19; Chloe Herrera 1-0—2; McKenna Davis 2-0—4; Riley Mohr 2-2—7. TOTALS 21-15—63.

SANDUSKY (3-8, 1-5)

Quincy Burchett 1-0—2; Marissa Esposito 2-3—8; Mikayla Kelley 2-0—4; JaNeece Lee 3-0—7; Da’Shanti Miller 3-2—8; Jamaria Glover 2-0—4. TOTALS 13-5—33.

Bellevue 12 16 14 21 — 63

Sandusky 6 11 10   6 — 33

3-point FGs: (B) Co. Santoro, P. Vogel 3, Ca. Santoro, Mohr; (S) Esposito, Lee

 

WRESTLING

St. Paul fifth at Northwestern

WEST SALEM — The St. Paul wrestling team placed fifth overall out of 19 teams at the Northwestern Husky Invitational on Saturday.

The Flyers had six players at the tournament, highlighted by freshman Aiden Naseman winning the 106-pound weight class.

In his pool, Naseman won by technical fall (16-0), pin (:59), forfeit and a 7-2 decision. He then pinned Perkins freshman Billy Smith in 3:17 in the championship match.

Also for St. Paul, Will Stieber was third at 138, as was Sam Meyer at 170. Harley Stoll (106), Eric Crabbs (145) and Cam Caizzo (182) each placed fifth.

Stieber was 3-0 in the pool round with two pins (2:27, 1:51) and an 8-1 decision. He fell to Perkins’ Logan Schoen (17-1) in the semifinal bracket, then bounced back with a pin in 2:28 over Mapleton’s Camden Kline for third place.

At 170, Meyer went 3-0 in pool rounds with two pins (1:40, 1:21) and a 10-3 decision.

He fell to Perkins’ Lucas Salmon in the semifinal bracket (10-0), then bounced back with a 9-2 decision over Canton Glen Oak’s Kenneth French for third place.

Edison wins Algonac duals

ALGONAC, Mich. — The Edison wrestling team made the 168-mile trip to the Michigan/Canadian border worth it on Saturday.

The Chargers went 5-0 at the Algonac duals to win the team title at the event, as defending state champion Casey Barnett was unbeaten to earn Most Valuable Wrestler of the tournament.

Also going 5-0 for Edison included Alec Homan (106), Ray Adams (120), Jordan Keegan (138) and Shadrick Slone (145).

Eagles split tri-meet

MONROEVILLE — Monroeville split in a tri-meet with Huron and New London Wednesday at the Monroeville Athletic Complex.

The Eagles defeated Huron by a 59-24 score, getting wins by pin from Zander Takcas (138), Daniel Smith (160), Connor Boyd (182), Caleb Cardman (195) and Montgomery Wells (285). Brayden Schuller (132) won by technical fall.

Against New London, Monroeville fell by a 33-28 margin. Walls scored another victory via pin, while Smith won by tech. fall at 160.

Also of note, Walls picked up his 100th career win at the Woodmore Classic on Jan. 5. He finished second at the tournament, while Smith placed third and Cardman was fourth.

Monroeville is back in action on Wednesday vs. Margaretta. The match will be held in the old junior high gym, with lights on only over the mat under a spotlight.

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