BOYS VARSITY BASKETBALL
Hilltop 69, Delta 62 – Both teams were on fire to start the game. When the first quarter ended the Cadets were on top 32-24. From that point on Delta outscored Hilltop 38-37 but the early advantage held up for the Cadets nonleague win. Quinn Smith led Hilltop with 22 points as he hit seven of eight foul shots. Other Cadets ending in double figures included Ryan Brooker with 15 points, Steven Riley with 13 and Tim Maneval with 10. The Panthers had three players in double figures as Marc Callahan led with 16 followed by Evan Vasquez with 12 and Tim Sonick with 11.
Hamilton IN 64, Edon 45 – Hamilton outrebounded Edon 43-25 to help them with the nonconference win. The Bombers got a double-double from Landon Bloir.Bloir connected for 17 points and added 12 rebounds. Braden Miller added 10 points.
GIRLS VARSITY BASKETBALL
Hamilton IN 32, Edon 23 – The Bombers were shutout in the second quarter as Hamilton jumped out to a 16-6 halftime lead and held onto the 10-point advantage the rest of the way. Edon was led in scoring by Kaitlyn Sonneberger’s seven points.
Waldron MI – 63, North Central 37 – The Eagles fell behind 18-2 after one quarter. The deficit was too much to overcome. North Central did have 10L players contribute toward their point total. Leading the Eagles was Cady VanDeVoore with 12 points.
Holgate 46, Pettisville 45 – The game was close throughout as the Blackbirds fell to 10-7 on the season. The Tigers used seven 3-point shots to help their cause. Pettisville had a solid game from Morgan Leppelmeier who led the Blackbirds with 15 points. Kate Kauffman finished with 11 points and Anya Kauffman added 10 points.
Hicksville 61, Montpelier 59 – The Aces had four players in double figures to lead the to the nonleague victory. The Locomotives kept the game close outscoring Hicksville 21-17 over the final eight minutes but fell just short. Hannah Blake connected for 22 points including eight points in the fourth quarter.
Bluffton 44, Bryan 12 – 126 lbs: Seth Pester (Bryan) won by forfeit. 195 Lbs: Connor Ford (Bryan) won by pin over Brett Bassinger 1:24.
Celina 66, Bryan 18 – 195 lbs: Connor Ford (Bryan) won by pin over Tim Ferrell 3:21. 285 lbs. Christian Riddle (Bryan) won by forfeit.