Colonel Crawford 65, Bucyrus 39
NORTH ROBINSON — Colonel Crawford continued it’s stellar play Thursday with a 65-39 win over Bucyrus in Northern-10 Athletic Conference action.
Crawford led Bucyrus 16-11 after the first quarter before outscoring the visitors 20-8 in the second to boast a halftime lead of 36-19. Despite being outscored by the Redmen 14-6 in the third, the Eagles would respond with a 23-6 fourth quarter edge to win easily.
The win moves the Eagles to 16-3 overall and 12-1 in N-10 play. Bucyrus drops to 2-15 with the loss and are 1-11 within the league.
Brody Martin led the way for Crawford, scoring 17 points. Harley Shaum recorded another double-double, scoring 16 points and grabbing 10 rebounds.
Other stats for the home team Thursday were: 17/36 from the interior, 4/14 from the perimeter, 19/21 from the free-throw line, 34 total rebounds, 10 assists and 9 turnovers; Cameron McCreary- 9 points, 6 assists; Jordan Fenner and Hayden Bute- 7 points apiece; Reis Walker- 4 points; Gavin Feichtner- 3 points and Zye Shipman- 2 points.
Bucyrus shot 11/31 from the inside on the night, 5/20 from deep, just 2/3 at the line, grabbed 25 rebounds, dished 10 assists and committed 18 turnovers. Ryan Evans was the only Redmen player to hit double figures, scoring 10, more than five points below his average.
Colonel Crawford will be in action on Saturday at home vs. Ridgedale. This game will be varsity only and is set to tip at 5:00 p.m.
Northmor 72, Lucas 65
LUCAS — Northmor beat Lucas on Tuesday, 72-65, in a non-league clash.
Throughout the first half, Northmor kept the action close with Northmor holding a 19-13 advantage after the first and just a 31-27 lead at the half. The Knights would attempt to pull away from the Cubs, outscoring the hosts in the third quarter by a tally of 25-15 to extend their lead and make the score 56-42. Lucas would not go down without a fight, dropping in 23 points in the final frame but it would not be enough as the visitors added 16 to their score to secure the victory; 72-65.
Northmor still has just one loss on the season and improves to 17-1, while Lucas drops to 10-5.
The Knights were led by 19 points from Brock Pletcher and 18 points and 11 rebounds for Tyler Kegley. Meechie Johnson turned in 17 points and Kyle Kegley finished with 10 points and 10 boards.
Carson Hauger and Jeb Grover eached turned in 13 points for the Cubs while Ethan Sauder and Riley Gossom dropped in 11 points apiece.
Other stats on the night for Northmor were: Team- 24/39 from the interior, 7/15 from the perimeter, 3/8 from the free-throw line, 31 total rebounds (13O, 18D), 16 assists, 8 blocks, 7 steals and 17 turnovers; Pletcher- 2 rebounds, 6 assists, 1 steal; T. Kegley- 3 assists, 4 blocks, 2 steals; Meechie- 3 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal, 1 block; K. Kegley- 2 assists, 1 steal, 1 block; Blake Miller- 6 points, 2 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals, 2 blocks; Lane Bachelder- 2 points, 2 rebounds and Eason Neal- 1 rebound.
Northmor will continue their trek on Friday, February 9 against conference foe, the Centerburg Trojans. On Tuesday, February 13, the road trip continues with a trip to Grandview Heights and a non-conference clash with the Bobcats.
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