MILFORD CENTER – WL-S improved to 9-0 overall after a 50-26 win over Fairbanks in girls basketball.
The Tigers led, 14-0, at the end of the first quarter and 23-3 at the half.
CASSTOWN – Covington beat Urbana, 56-34, in non-league girls basketball on Friday.
Covington led, 18-5, at the end of the first quarter and 31-15 at the half.
MECHANICSBURG – Hadley LeVan had 24 points as Triad defeated Mechanicsburg, 75-46, Friday night in OHC boys basketball.
The Cardinals led, 19-7, at the end of the first quarter and 37-19 at the half.
NORTH LEWISBURG – Mikayla Dodane had 17 points and 7 rebounds as Mechanicsburg defeated Triad, 55-29, in OHC girls basketball on Thursday.
The Indians led, 16-8, at the end of the first quarter and 36-22 at the half.
Triad 63, Springfield Catholic Central 41
Alea Ferguson had 21 points for the Cardinals
Urbana 64, Graham 49
Hunter Rogan lead the Hillclimbers with 38 points and passed the 1,000 point career mark
Kerri Sollenberger had 18 points for Graham
WL-S 48, Jonathan Alder 42
Taylor Lauck paced the Tiger with 14 points
Urbana 40, Alter 51
Kalen Howell had 15 points for the Hillclimbers
WL-S 40, Indian Lake 36
Tyler Louden and Kannon Stillings both had 12 points for the Tigers
Mechanicsburg 32, Benjamin Logan 46
Chris Taylor lead the way for the Indians with 11 points
URBANA, Ohio - Carlas Jackson became the third Blue Knight to eclipse the 1,000 point mark since 2006, as Urbana University men's basketball defeated Miami-Middletown 94-82 inside the Grimes Center on Monday night.
UU (5-5) earned its third straight win and reached the .500 mark through 10 games for the first time since 2012-13. The visiting Miami-Middletown squad fell to 8-7 overall on the year.
Jackson, a junior who played in his 65th career game, scored his 1,000th point early in the second half and netted 14 overall in the contest.
Freshman DeQuan Abrom led the Knights in scoring with a game-high 24 points on 10-of-15 shooting, reaching double figures for the seventh consecutive outing. The guard is averaging 23 points during the win streak while leading the team in scoring for each game. He also stuffed the stat sheet Monday night with six rebounds, five assists and four steals.
Three others recorded double figures in scoring, including Jahmere Howze (21 pts), Aarmanni Garnett (13 pts) and Tyler Ellis (12 pts - career high). Both teams had five players score 10 or more in this one.
UU withstood a gutsy performance from the visitors and showed resiliency in th second half to come out on top.
The visitors jumped out to a quick 7-2 lead at the beginning of the game, but the UU reserves quickly regained control as UU built a nine-point lead at the break, 42-33. The Blue Knight's depth proved to be the difference as the UU bench outscored the Thunderhawks 59-6.
A few more gut-check moments came in the second half for the resilient Knights. The Thunderhawks clipped the lead down to one, 46-45, on a made 3-pointer four minutes into the second stanza and then stayed within single digits over the next five minutes. Then, Howze put the Knights ahead by double digits again with a jumper to make it 62-51 with 11 minutes left.
The visitors kept their effort and intensity going to get back within two possessions of UU with 2:05 remaining in regulation, but fortunately for the Knights, shots continued to fall as they were able to outlast the Hawks down the stretch to pull out the double-digit win.
UU shot 52 percent overall but made only 6 of 21 (29 percent) from beyond the arc. The Blue Knights struggled a bit on the boards and were out-rebounded at halftime, but finished with a 45-35 edge on the glass. UU limited the visitors to 45-percent shooting.
Both teams were sloppy with the basketball and combined for 35 turnovers and 26 steals.
Urbana will travel to Division-I opponent Ohio for another exhibition game on Dec. 30 (7 p.m.), before returning to Grimes Center on Tuesday (Jan. 3 vs. Wesleyan) and Thursday (Jan. 5 vs. Glenville State) for two league games.
Courtesy of the Urbana University Media Department and posted with their permission
CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Hunter Wells fired a 5-yard touchdown pass to Kevin Rader in the end zone with 1 second left to lift Youngstown State to a 40-38 victory over Eastern Washington on Saturday to advance to the FCS national title game against James Madison on Jan. 7 in Frisco, Texas.
Youngstown State (12-3) started the winning drive on its 42 with 4:24 left in the game, and used up the clock as it marched for the score.
COLUMBUS – The fourth-ranked Ohio State wrestling team felt right at home at Wadsworth High School on Sunday, winning eight of the nine contested matches against Northwestern on its way to a 43-3 victory over the Wildcats in the Big Ten opener for both teams.
For OSU, No. 1-ranked Bo Jordan’s pin of Braxton Cody at 174 pounds took just 1:04 and before that was highlighted by four quick takedowns. At 149, Ohio State’s Micah Jordan won by forfeit.
Triad 55, Springfield Catholic 52
Hadlay LeVan had 18 points and Thomas O'Neil had 14 for the Cardinals
Mechanicsburg 44, Fairbanks 81
Christ Taylor had 17 points and Joey Mascadri had 10 for the Indians
Graham 62, Kenton Ridge 39
Andrew Ford scored 15 and Tyler Powellhad 14 to lead the Falcons
West Liberty-Salem 35, Southeastern 62
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