Boys Basketball Weekend Roundup


TROY — The Troy boys basketball team dropped a game with Greenville 49-40 Friday night.

The Trojans are now 4-10 overall and 4-8 in the MVL. Greenville improved to 3-12 overall and 3-9 in the MVL.

Greenville led 11-7 after one quarter and was up 13-7 in the second quarter when Troy scored seven straight points.

Nathan McDowell sandwiched a 3-pointer between two Evan Kaiser field goals to make it 14-13.

Troy had a nine point run later in the quarter.

Isaac Burns scored six straight points and Brady O’Leary added a 3-pointer to make it 25-18.

Greenville would counter with an 8-0 run to take the lead early in the third quarter.

A basket by Kaiser would put Troy up 27-26, but it was the Trojans last lead of the game.

Greenville’s Drew Hamilton scored seven straight points and the Wave led 38-31 going to the fourth quarter.

Two baskets by Kaiser got Troy within 40-37 with 3:59 to go, but that was as close as the Trojans could get.

Kaiser finished with 14 points, six rebounds and three assists for Troy.

O’Leary added nine points and Burns had eight points, five rebounds, four steals and three blocked shots.

Kellen Miller and McDowell had six rebounds each.

Hamilton had 20 points and seven rebounds for Greenville, while Liam Jasenski had 11 points off the bench.

Chace Drew scored seven points and Jack Chick had six points, seven rebounds, four assists and five steals.

Owen McGreevey had five rebounds and Lane Hocker had three steals.

Troy was 17 of 50 from the floor for 34 percent, including four of 22 on 3-pointers for 18 percent. The Trojans were two of seven from the line for 29 percent.

Greenville was 16 of 41 from the floor for 39 percent, including six of 11 from long range for 55 percent. The Wave converted 11 of 18 free throws for 61 percent.

Troy won the battle of the boards 28-24, but had 19 turnovers to Greenville’s 16.

Tippecanoe 51,

Xenia 30

XENIA — The Tippecanoe boys basketball team got a road win in MVL action.

The Red Devils improved to 11-2 overall and 11-1 in the MVL. Tipp now has a two-game lead after Stebbins lost to Sidney.

Tipp led 20-6, 27-14 and 34-24 at the quarter breaks.

C.J. Bailey led Tipp with 13 points and three assists.

Maddox Sivon had nine points and 11 rebounds and Jackson Smith added nine points, 11 rebounds and three assists.

Preston Zumwalt scored eight points and had three assists and A.J. Jergens added seven points and six rebounds.

Caden Turner had three assists.

Lehman Catholic 52

Milton-Union 33

WEST MILTON — In the only TRC game played on Friday night, Lehman got a road win.

The Cavaliers are 11-3 overall and 5-3 in the TRC, while the Bulldogs dropped to 1-11 overall and 1-7 in the TRC.

Lehman led 10-7, 27-17 and 40-24 at the quarter breaks.

Donovan O’Leary had 18 points, seven rebounds and five assists for Lehman.

Shane Frantz had 13 points, eight rebounds and two blocked shots and Da’Ron Pride scored eight points.

CJ Olding had six points and Turner Lachey had six rebounds and eight assists.

Titus Copp scored 12 points for Milton.

Zach Lovin scored nine points and Braden Schaurer had six points, five rebounds and three assists.

Wyatt Kimmel had eight rebounds and three assists.


Miamisburg 58,

Troy 55 OT

TROY — The Troy boys basketball team dropped a close game at the Trojan Activity Center Saturday night.

Troy led 12-11 after one quarter and 25-24 at halftime.

Miamisburg took a 37-34 lead after three quarters, but Troy rallied to tie it at 47 at the end of regulation.

The Vikings outscored the Trojans 11-8 in overtime.

Kellen Miller led Troy with 19 points, eight rebounds, three assists and two blocked shots and Evan Kaiser scored 12 points.

Isaac Burns had eight points and five rebounds and Brady O’Leary scored eight points.

Aiden Luis added seven points and Liam Evilsizor and Nathan McDowell had five assists each.

W. Carrollton 53,

Piqua 45

PIQUA — The Piqua boys basketball team dropped to 3-12 overall and 2-10 in the MVL with a loss at Garbry Gymnasium Saturday afternoon in a game that was postponed Friday.

Piqua led 13-11 after one quarter and 26-24 at halftime.

West Carrollton took a 40-37 lead after three quarters.

Mickey Anderson had 15 points and four steals to lead Piqua.

Tate Kuhlman scored 13 points and Jace Weber had 11 points and eight rebounds.

Mael DeGavre pulled down six rebounds and Isaiah Martin had five rebounds, three steals and two blocked shots.

Tippecanoe 46,

Shawnee 39

TIPP CITY — The Tippecanoe boys basketball team got past Springfield Shawnee Saturday night.

C.J. Bailey led Tipp with 16 points.

Jackson Smith had nine points, 12 rebounds and three assists and A.J. Jergens scored nine points.

Preston Zumwalt added eight points Maddox Sivon had six rebounds, six assists and three steals.

Russia 65,

Miami East 44

CASSTOWN — The Russia boys basketball team was too much for Miami East Saturday night.

Miami East, 8-6, trailed 25-14, 32-21 and 48-28 at the quarter breaks.

Jacob Roeth had 19 points and five assists.

Devon Abshire had eight points and six rebounds and Connor Apple scored eight points.

Kamden Wolfe had six points, six rebounds, four steals and two blocked shots.

Milton-Union 57,

National Trail 47 OT

NEW PARIS — The Milton-Union boys basketball team got an overtimee win Saturday night on the road.

The Bulldogs led 10-5, 22-11 and 36-28 at the first three quarter breaks.

The Blazers pulled even 46-46 to force overtime, but Milton outscored them 11-1 in the extra period.

Braden Schaurer had 14 points, seven assists and three steals for the Bulldogs.

Zach Lovin had 13 points and seven rebounds.

Wyatt Kimmel had 11 points, five rebounds and five steals and Jacob Grube added 10 points and three assists.

Titus Copp scored six points.

Versailles 59,

Covington 43

COVINGTON — The Covington boys basketball team dropped to 4-9 Saturday night.

The Buccs trailed 21-13, 30-22 and 43-37 at the quarter breaks.

Bryson Hite led Covington with 21 points and two blocked shots.

Britton Miller had nine points, six rebounds and four assists.

Tanner Palsgrove and Brogen Angle scored five points each.

Gunner Kimmel pulled down five rebounds.

Bethel 58,

Greenville 39

GREENVILLE — The Bethel boys basketball team improved to 4-9 on the season with road win Saturday night.

The game was tied 12-12 after one quarter, before Bethel opened a 28-14 halftime lead.

The Bees increased it to 40-22 after three quarters and maintained it in the fourth quarter.

Cameron Ahrens had 15 points, eight rebounds and three steals and Mike Halleg had 13 points, 11 assists and four steals.

Eli Lowery had 11 points, five rebounds and three steals and Carson Staton and Elijah Alberti scored six points each.

Newton 54,

Fairlawn 36

SIDNEY — The Newton boys basketball team improved to 8-4 with a road win Saturday night.

The Indians led 18-10, 35-17 and 43-27 at the quarter breaks.

Quinn Peters scored 18 points and pulled down six rebounds and Luke Cornett added nine points and six rebounds.

Carson Tucker had seven points and three assists and Austin Tippie had six points and five rebounds.

Max Newhouse and five points and five rebounds and Ty Schauer scored five points.

Will Bowser and Rhett Koffer had three assists each.

Sports Editor Rob Kiser can be reached at [email protected]

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