Weekend Boys Basketball Roundup


XENIA — The Piqua boys basketball team won in dramatic fashion Friday night, rallying from 24 points down to knock off Xenia 69-66 in MVL action.

Piqua improved to 2-1 overall and in the MVL.

“Although we were down 24 points in the first half, we competed and came all the way to win,” Piqua coach Brett Kopp said.

Xenia had led 23-7 after one quarter and 42-23 at halftime.

But, Piqua got back within 53-44 after three quarters and outscored the Bucs 25-13 in the final quarter and 46-24 in the second half to get the win.

Dre’Sean Roberts had a huge game for Piqua with 34 points, 14 rebounds, five assists and four steals, while Ky Warner added 14 points.

Colten Beougher had five points and 12 rebounds, Bryson Roberts had five points, four assists and five steals and Mickey Anderson scored five points.

Troy Christian 61,

Milton-Union 46

WEST MILTON — In an early season TRC showdown, Troy Christian got a road win.

The Eagles improved to 2-0 overall and in the TRC, while Milton-Union dropped to 1-1 overall and in the TRC.

Troy Christian used a big second quarter to take control.

The game was tied 13-13 after one quarter, but the Eagles took a 31-16 halftime lead.

Troy Christian still led 47-36 after three quarters.

Parker Penrod led the Eagles with 22 points and three assists.

Frank Rupnik had 13 points, eight rebounds and three blocked shots and Alex Free added 10 points and four assists.

Kyle Sebor and Christian Brusman both scored six points.

Connor Yates had a double-double for Milton-Union with 22 points and 13 rebounds.

Cooper Brown had 12 points, five rebounds and five assists.

Carson Brown added six points off the bench.

Miami East 65,

Lehman 29

SIDNEY — The Miami East boys basketball team improved to 3-0 overall and 2-0 in the TRC with a road win.

Lehman Catholic dropped to 2-3 overall and 0-2 in the TRC.

Miami East led-6, 34-12 and 51-25 at the quarter breaks.

Wes Enis had 19 points, six rebounds and three steals for Miami East.

Jacob Roeth had 17 points, five rebounds and four assists and Bryce Haught was perfect 5-for—5 from the floor in scoring 12 points.

Connor Apple had seven points and five rebounds and Devon Abshire scored five points.

Justin Chapman had 12 points, eight rebounds and three blocked shots for Lehman.

Donovan O’Leary added nine points and five rebounds and Da’Ron Pride scored five points.

Bethel 54,

Covington 39

COVINGTON — The Bethel boys basketball had a 13-2 advantage in the fourth quarter in a road win in TRC action.

The Bees led 15-8, 33-24 and 41-37 at the quarter breaks.

Jonas Friend had a big first half to spark Bethel.

He scored 13 of his 17 points in the first two quarters and had three assists.

Mike Halleg added 13 points, five rebounds and eight assists, Remi Brannan had a double-double with 12 points, 14 rebounds and three steals Jason Bowen added six points and blocked two shots.

Brogan Angle led Covington with 12 points.

Bryson Hite added eight points and Britton Miller scored seven points.

Gunner Kimmel pulled down 12 rebounds and Tanner Palsgrove had seven rebounds.

Bradford 58,

Ansonia 47

BRADFORD — The Bradford boys basketball team celebrated Hall of Fame night with a WOAC win.

The Railroaders are now 4-0 overall and 2-0 in the WOAC.

Bradford led 18-10, 30-22 and 45-33 at the quarter breaks.

Parker Davidson had 30 points and six rebounds.

Owen Canan had 13 points, five assists and three steals and Landon Wills had five points, seven rebounds, three assists and blocked two shots.

Hudson Hill scored five points, Tucker Miller grabbed five rebounds and blocked three shots and Landon Monnin had four assists.

Tri-Village 79,

Newton 34

NEW MADISON — The Newton boys basketball team struggled on the road in WOAC action Friday.

The Indians are now 2-2 overall and 1-1 in the WOAC.

Newton stayed close for a quarter, trailing 15-14 at the first break.

The Indians trailed 35-20 at halftime, 65-34 after three quarters and failed to score in the fourth quarter.

Quinn Peters had 12 points and six rebounds for Newton and Hudson Montgomery added 10 points and three assists.

Harold Oburn scored six points and Carson Tucker pulled down seven rebounds.


Covington 59,

Miss. Valley 44

COVINGTON — The Covington boys basketball team picked up its first win at home Saturday night.

The Buccs led 16-5, 34-17 and 44-33 at the quarter breaks.

Bryson Hite had 16 points, six rebounds, three assists and three steals.

Britton Miller had 13 points, nine rebounds and four assists and Tanner Palsgrove had 10 points, three assists and four steals.

Brogen Angle scored 10 points, Gunner Kimmel had five points, five rebounds and four assists and Connor Humphrey scored five points.

Miami East 57,

Graham 43

ST. PARIS — The Miami East boys basketball team improved to 4-0 with a road win.

The Vikings led 12-8, 28-25 and 43-35 at the quarter breaks,

Wes Enis had 22 points and four assists and Jacob Roeth had 17 points, nine rebounds, seven assists and five steals.

Bryce Haught added 13 points and three steals and Connor Apple scored five points and blocked two shots.

Tecumseh 46,

Bethel 35

BRANDT — The Bethel boys jumped out to an early 8-0 lead Saturday night, but a two-point fourth quarter doomed the Bees victory hopes.

Bethel led 8-2 after the first quarter, but trailed 17-16 at halftime and 34-33 after three quarters.

The Bees were outscored 12-2 in the fourth quarter.

Mike Halleg had 12 points and four assists and Jason Bowen had nine points and six rebounds.

Remi Brannan had seven points and three assists and Jonas Friend scored seven points.

Fort Recovery 55,

Bradford 54

BRADFORD — Bradford led for most of the first three quarters before losing a heartbreaker Saturday night.

The Railroader led 16-13 after one quarter, but trailed 29-28 at halftime.

Bradford scored 21 points in the third quarter to go up 49-42, but were outscored 13-5 in the final eight minutes.

Parker Davidson had 15 points, six rebounds and blocked two shots.

Owen Canan added 10 points, five assists and three steals and Hudson Hill had nine points and five assists.

Tucker Miller scored eight points.

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