Boys Basketball Weekend Roundup


TROY — The Troy boys basketball team opened a huge lead, then held on for a 56-45 win over Xenia in MVL action Friday night at the Trojan Activity Center.

Troy is now 5-12 overall and 5-9 in the MVL.

With Troy leading just 18-16 in the second quarter, the Trojans went on an 8-0 run.

Liam Evilsizor hit his second 3-pointer of the half, Brady O’Leary had 3 and Isaac Burns had his second dunk of the quarter on an offensive rebound to put Troy up 26-16.

Xenia scored the final basket of the first half, but Troy opened the second half with a 13-2 run to go up 39-20.

Hudson Furlong had six points in the run and Kellen Miller added five.

But, Xenia would close within 45-40 with 3:42 remaining in the third quarter, before the Trojans finished the game on an 11-5 run.

Miller had a double-double with 14 points, 13 rebounds and two blocked shots and Furlong scored 14 points.

Evan Kaiser had 12 points and nine rebounds, Evilsizor scored eight points Aiden Luis had three assists.

Troy was 21 of 47 from the floor for 45 percent, including five of 16 on 3-pointers for 31 percent. The Trojans made nine of 17 free throws for 53 percent.

Xenia was 16 of 42 from the floor for 38 percent, including three of 13 from long range for 21 percent. The Bucs made 10 of 20 free throws for 50 percent.

Troy dominated the boards 32-15 and had 12 turnovers to Xenia’s 8.

Tippecanoe 60,

W. Carrollton 35

WEST CARROLLTON — The Tippecanoe boys basketball team maintained a 3-game lead in the MVL with a road win Friday night.

Tipp improved to 14-2 overall and 13-1 in the MVL.

The Red Devils led 14-12, 25-21 and 38-28 at the quarter breaks.

Jackson Smith had 20 points, 14 rebounds and three steals.

C.J. Bailey had nine points and three assists and A.J. Jergens scored nine points.

Maddox Sivon had seven points, six rebounds and three assists and Larkin Thomas and Caden Turner scored six points each.

Preston Zumwalt had three assists.

Piqua 59,

Vandalia 48

PIQUA — The Piqua boys basketball team gained a split of the season series with Butler at Garbry Gymnasium Friday night.

Piqua improved to 4-13 overall and 3-11 in the MVL.

The game was tied 13-13 after one quarter and Butler led 23-22 at halftime. Piqua went ahead 36-32 after three quarters and pulled away in the fourth quarter.

Tate Kuhlman had 24 points, five rebounds and three steals.

Mickey Anderson had 15 points, six rebounds and five steals and Jace Weber had nine points and five rebounds.

Romen Medley scored seven points and Isaiah Martin blocked two shots.

Troy Christian 81,

Riverside 48

DEGRAFF — The Troy Christian boys set a school record with 14 3-pointers in a road win Friday night.

The Eagles improved to 12-1 overall and 9-0 in the TRC.

Troy Christian led 22-9, 40-21 and 71-35 at the quarter breaks.

The Eagles finished 14 of 29 on 3-pointers, with Parker Penrod making five and Christian Brusman adding three.

Penrod had 23 points and three assists and Brusman had 21 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists.

Frank Rupnik had 13 points, six rebounds, four assists and two blocked shots and Riston Taylor had nine points and two blocked shots.

Alex Free had five rebounds and Ethan Grise scored five points.

Miami East 56,

Milton-Union 29

CASSTOWN — The Miami East boys basketball team got a home win in TRC action Friday night.

The Vikings are 10-6 overall and 7-2 in the TRC and the Bulldogs dropped to 2-13 overall and 1-9 in the TRC.

East led 15-6, 37-15 and 47-27 at the quarter breaks.

Jacob Roeth led East with 27 points, six rebounds, four assists and five steals.

Keidin Pratt scored 12 points and Connor Apple had six points, five rebounds and six assists.

Ty Rohrer had six points, five rebounds and six assists, Devin Abshire had 10 rebounds and Adam Lawson had five rebounds and three assists.

Zach Lovin had eight points for Milton and Wyatt Kimmel added seven points, six rebounds and three assists.

Braden Schaurer had three assists.

Lehman Catholic 45,

Bethel 32

BRANDT — Lehman Catholic’s Donovan O’Leary had a monster games as the Cavaliers won a defensive battle Friday night.

Lehman improved to 12-4 overall and 6-4 in the TRC with the win, while Bethel dropped to 4-11 overall and 1-8 in the TRC.

The Cavaliers trailed 8-5 after one quarter, but led 17-13 at halftime and 36-20 after three quarters.

O’Leary had 16 points, 19 rebounds, three assists and five blocked shots.

Da’Ron Pride scored eight points and Shane Frantz had seven points, five rebounds and five assists.

CJ Olding scored six points and Turner Lachey had five rebounds and four assists.

Cameron Ahrens led Bethel with 10 points and nine rebounds.

Mike Halleg had seven points, six rebounds and three assists and Jonas Friend had six points.

Northridge 73,

Covington 51

DAYTON — The Covington boys basketball team dropped a road game in TRC action Friday night.

The Buccs fell to 5-10 overall and 2-7 in the TRC.

Covington trailed 16-9, 26-23 and 54-38 the quarter breaks.

Britton Miller led Covington with 21 points and seven rebounds.

Bryson Hite had nine points, three assists and three blocked shots and Brogen Angle scored seven points.

Gunner Kimmel added five points and Tanner Palsgrove had six rebounds and three steals.

Newton 63,

TC North 58

LEWISBURG — The Newton boys basketball team went on the road for a WOAC win Friday night to improve to 9-4 overall and 3-3 in the WOAC.

Newton led 18-11 after one quarter and 37-28 at halftime. North pulled even at 45 after three quarters, but the Indians outscored them 18-13 in the final eight minutes.

Luke Cornett led Newton with 20 points, seven rebounds and three assists and Quinn Peters scored 14 points.

Ty Schauer netted 11 points and Max Newhouse added nine points and nine rebounds.

Carson Tucker had five points seven rebounds and four assists

Bradford 71,

Miss. Valley 39

BRADFORD — The Bradford boys basketball team improved to 9-5 in all games and 5-2 in the WOAC Friday night.

The game was tied 18-18 after one quarter.

The Railroaders went in front 38-26 at halftime and extended it to 66-31 after three quarters.

Hudson Hill had 20 points and four assists and Owen Canan had 14 points, five rebounds and five assists.

Landon Wills had 13 points, nine rebounds and five steals and Dalton Branson scored 11 points.

Rallie Wirrig had six rebounds and Zage Harleman had seven rebounds and six steals.


Tippecanoe 60,

Bellbrook 37

TIPP CITY — The Tippecanoe boys basketball team cruised to a home win Saturday night.

The Red Devils led 16-2, 31-14 and 44-24 at the quarter breaks.

A.J. Jergens led Tippecanoe with 15 points.

Jackson Smith scored 14 points and pulled down seven rebounds and C.J. Bailey added 13 points.

Preston Zumwalt had six points and five rebounds and Caden Turner scored five points.

Maddox Sivon had eight rebounds and 10 assists.

Tri-Village 44,

Troy Christian 8

NEW MADISON — The Troy Christian boys basketball team stayed with Tri-Village for three quarters Saturday night.

The Patriots led 9-5, 22-13 and 30-26 at the quarter breaks, but Troy Christian scored just two points in the final quarter.

Christian Brusman led the Eagles with 11 points.

Alex Free had six points, six rebounds and three assists and Parker Penrod scored six points.

Frank Rupnik added five points, three assists and three blocked shots.

Covington 68,

Ansonia 66

ANSONIA — Bryson Hite’s basket with two seconds remaining gave Covington a road win Saturday night.

Hite caught a pass from Britton Miller for the game winner.

Miller broke the school career record for assists in the game.

Gene Studebaker had the previous record with 300 assists and Miller now has 302 assists.

The game was tied 19-19 after one quarter.

Covington led 39-33 at halftime and 54-52 after three quarters.

Miller led Covington with 24 points.

Brogen Angle scored 18 points and Hite added 14 points.

Tanner Palsgrove scored nine points.

Arcanum 46,

Milton-Union 41

ARCANUM — The Milton-Union boys basketball team dropped a road game Saturday night.

The Bulldogs trailed 17-9, 26-12 and 32-26 at the quarter breaks.

Zach Lovin had 11 points and three steals and Wyatt Kimmel added 10 points, five rebounds and three assists.

Braden Schaurer had nine points and three assists and Titus Copp had eight points and five assists.

Tyler Combs grabbed six rebounds.

Brookville 66,

Newton 62 OT

PLEASANT HILL — The Newton boys basketball team lost in overtime Saturday night.

Newton trailed 14-10, 28-27 and 38-37 at the first three quarter breaks.

The Indians pulled even at 52 at the end of regulation.

Quinn Peters led Newton with 26 points.

Luke Cornett scored 16 points and Austin Tippie had 12 points and 12 rebounds.

Ty Schauer had four assists.

FM 64,

Bradford 58

BRADFORD — The Bradford boys basketball team couldn’t hold a halftime lead Saturday night.

The Railroaders led 14-6 after one quarter and 31-19 at halftime.

The game was tied at 46 after three quarters.

Dalton Branson scored 20 points and Hudson Hill had 14 points and three assists.

Zage Harleman had seven points and three assists and Landon Wills had six points and 14 rebounds.

Owen Canan had six points, 10 assists and three steals and Griffin Trevino scored five points.

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