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South Central blasts Buckeye Central for 2-0 start

By Norwalk Reflector staff • Updated Dec 1, 2019 at 8:32 PM

GREENWICH — The South Central boys basketball team put the cap on a resounding opening weekend with a 62-28 win over visiting Buckeye Central on Saturday in Greenwich.

The Trojans jumped out to an 18-8 lead after one quarter and 33-11 by halftime and never looked back in the win. In the pair of wins over Mansfield St. Peter’s and Buckeye, the Trojans (2-0) limited their opponents to 29.5 points per game.

In Saturday’s win, Simon Blair scored a game-high 24 points on 11-of-17 shooting. Isaac Blair had eight points, while David Lamoreaux had six points with six rebounds and three assists, while Isaiah Seidel added five points to go with three rebounds and three steals.

South Central visits Clear Fork in a non-league game on Tuesday, then hosts New London in its Firelands Conference opener on Friday.

BUCKEYE CENTRAL (0-2)

Aiden McDougal 2-1—5; Jake Heefner 2-0—4; Brady Kerschner 2-0—4; Nick Ramey 2-0—4; Tyler Rose 2-0—4; Logan Niese 1-0—3; Damian Dean 1-0—2; Alex Kanney 1-0—2. TOTALS 13-1—28.

SOUTH CENTRAL (2-0)

Simon Blair 11-2—27; Isaac Blair 3-1—8; David Lamoreaux 3-0—6; Isaiah Seidel 2-1—5; Blaine Wheeler 2-0—5; Kayden Hauler 1-1—4; Sam Seidel 1-0—3; Jay Cook 1-0—3; Jackson McCormack 0-1—1. TOTALS 24-6—62.

B. Central   8   3   6 11 — 28

S. Central 18 15 14 15 — 62

3-point FGs: (BC) Niese; (SC) S. Blair 2, I. Blair, Wheeler, Hauler, Cook

 

W. Reserve 79, Firelands 56

COLLINS — The Roughriders dominated Saturday’s non-league game against visiting Firelands to improve to 2-0.

Western led 15-9 after one quarter, but then outscored the Falcons 24-11 in the second quarter to take control.

Luke Rowlinson had a big game for the Roughriders, as he scored 29 points on 9-of-20 shooting and added four rebounds and five steals. Matt Jarrett added 11 points on 4-of-6 shooting.

Also for Western, Cory Hipp had nine points and 11 rebounds, Nate Perkins added eight points and Jude Muenz had seven points, four assists and three steals.

Western hosts Mapleton on Thursday in the Firelands Conference opener.

 

Fre. SJCC 46, Monroeville 32

MONROEVILLE — The Eagles fell in Saturday’s season opener, as the visiting Crimson Streaks outscored them steadily over all four quarters at the Monroeville Athletic Complex.

Isaac Roeder scored 10 points for Monroeville, which was held to 11 points in the second half. Mason Tonelli added nine points for the Eagles, who visit St. Paul on Friday in their FC opener.

FRE. SJCC (2-0)

Merrick Hirt 1-0—2; Blake Michael 5-2—15; Brody Deck 5-0—10; Grant Stephanic 2-0—5; Chris Stosio 1-0—3; Chase Harrison 1-3—5; Garrett Michael 2-2—6. TOTALS 18-7—46.

MONROEVILLE (0-1)

Jace Camp 1-0—2; Trevor Schafer 1-0—2; Meritt Key 2-0—5; Cody Schaffer 0-2—2; Isaac Roeder 3-4—10; Mason Tonelli 3-1—9; Gunner Howell 1-0—2. TOTALS 11-7—32.

Fre. SJCC 17 10 7 12 — 46

Monroeville 13 8 6 5 — 32

3-point FGs: (SJ) Michael 3, Stephanic, Stosio; (M) Key, Tonelli

 

Wellington 67, New London 48

NEW LONDON — The Wildcats fell to 0-2 after being outscored by 15 points in the second half of a 19-point loss to the visiting Dukes Saturday night.

Jamil Arnold led New London with 18 points, while Grant Heileman added 15 and Curtis Joppeck scored seven.

New London is at South Central on Friday in the Firelands Conference opener.

NEW LONDON (0-2)

Jacob Allen 1-1—3; Isaac Popa 2-1—5; Curtis Joppeck 3-0—7; Grant Heileman 6-3—15; Jamil Arnold 7-3—18. TOTALS 19-8—48.

WELLINGTON (1-1)

Mason McClellan 9-2—21; Noah Diermyer 11-1—27; Ben Bliss 6-4—16; Wyatt Sasack 0-1—1; Caleb Teague 1-0—2. TOTALS 27-8—67.

New London 13 11 12 12 — 48

Wellington 11 17 23 16 — 67

3-point FGs: (NL) Joppeck, Arnold; (W) Diermyer 4, McClellan

 

Edison 87, Danbury 60

DANBURY TWP. — The Chargers are off to a 2-0 start after exploding for 54 points in the second half of Saturday’s non-league win over the host Lakers.

Patrick Amburgy led four Charger players in double-figures with 19 points. He was followed by Drew Sneider with 15 points, while both Connor ROmell and Dylan O'Dell each scored 11. Grant Ott also had nine points for Edison, while Patrick McManus scored eight.

Edison opens SBC Bay Division play on Friday at Margaretta.

EDISON (2-0)

Grant Ott 3-2—9; Connor Romell 5-0—11; Dylan O’Dell 5-1—11; Seth Thompson 2-2—6; Lincoln Meredith 1-0—2; Conrad Kluding 1-0—2; Luke Bissell 0-2—2; Drew Sneider 6-1—15; Patrick Amburgy 7-5—19; Andrew Neate 1-0—2; Patrick McManus 4-0—8. TOTALS 35-13—87.

DANBURY (0-1)

K. Berhent 5-0—11; T. Murray 4-0—10; B. Buchanan 6-0—13; T. Owens 3-9—15; D. Harris 1-0—3; B. Murray 3-2—8. TOTALS 22-11—60.

Edison 15 18 27 27 — 87

Danbury 13 12 20 15 — 60

3-point FGs: (E) Sneider 2, Ott, Romell (D) Berhent, T. Murray, Buchanan, Harris

 

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Seneca East 66, South Central 36

ATTICA — The Trojans fell to 0-2 on the young season with Saturday’s non-league loss to the host Tigers.

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