Weekend roundup for area sports teams

By Chad Clinger - [email protected]

Boys Basketball

Crawford 71, Carey 56

NORTH ROBINSON — On Dec. 9, the Colonel Crawford opened Northern-10 Athletic Conference boys action with a 71-56 win over Carey. With the victory, the Eagles improved to 2-1 overall and are 1-0 in the N-10. Carey drops to 2-1 and 0-1.

As a team, Crawford shot 18/39 from the interior and 6/16 from the perimeter on the night. The Eagles outrebounded the Blue Devils 27-20, with Harley Shaum snagging eight of those 27 boards. The home team also dished out 11 assists, led by Cameron McCreary with nine and committed just nine turnovers for the contest.

Carey was 14/31 from inside and 8/23 from outside, dished 11 assists as well but turned the ball over 16 times in the loss.

McCreary led the Eagles, racking up 30 points against the conference foes. Brody Martin also finished with 17. Shaum recorded nine points while Jordan Fenner and Gavin Feichtner netted six points apiece. Hayden Bute added two points and Chase Walker rounded out the scoring onslaught by the home squad with one point.

The Eagles will be on their home floor Friday against the Mohawk Warriors and then on the road at Wynford on Saturday.

Girls Basketball

Harding 81, Galion 33

MARION — Galion dropped to 2-4 overall after winning their first two games of the season and now sit at 0-3 in the conference.

Galion will host the North Union Lady Wildcats on Dec. 12. The Lady Tigers are at home Friday vs. Clear Fork and on Saturday at Mansfield to take part in the Richland Source Challenge at St. Peter’s

River Valley 72, Galion 41

GALION — River Valley beat Galion Dec. 7, 72-41. Gabby Kaple led the Galion squad in scoring with 12 points to go with four rebounds, an assist, a block and three steals.

Lady Tigers stats were: 7/27 from inside, 3/10 from outside, 18/25 free throws, 29 rebounds (11O, 18D), 2 assists, 2 blocks, 7 steals and 34 turnovers.

Northmor 41, Galion 21

GALION — On Dec. 5, the Galion lost to Northmor 41-21. Leading the scoring for the Knights was Julianna Ditullio and Cristianna Boggs, both contributing a dozen points apiece.

For Galion, Kelsey Hoffman finished with six points, a rebound and the lone Tigers’ assist. Kaple also finished with six points and grabbed four rebounds in the loss.

Team stats for Galion were: 4/14 from the interior, 2/12 from the perimeter, 7/15 free throws, 31 rebounds (1O, 30D), 1 assist, 1 block, 6 steals and 30 turnovers.

Cardington 74, Northmor 35

CARDINGTON — Northmor dropped to 3-3 overall on the season and now sit at 1-2 within the Knox-Morrow Athletic Conference after falling to Cardington on Saturday.

Despite 15 points from Addie Farley and 12 points from Boggs, Northmor could not handle the high-powered Cardington offense. A pair of KMAC games await the Lady Knights this week as they will host the East Knox Lady Bulldogs on Wednesday, December 13 and then travel to Mount Gilead for a meeting with the Lady Indians on Saturday.

St. Peter’s 51, Crestline 39

MANSFIELD — On Dec. 9, the Crestline Lady Bulldogs kicked-off their Mid-Buckeye Conference schedule on the road against the St. Peter’s Lady Spartans, falling 51-39 to fall to 0-4 overall on the year.

The Taddas were the leading scorers for the Lady ‘Dogs. Lauryn finished the contest with 14 points to go with eight rebounds, an assist and a steal while Lydia netted 11 points, eight rebounds, seven assists and two steals.

Lady Bulldogs team stats were: 11/35 from inside, 2/9 from outside, 11/23 free throws, 33 rebounds (9O, 24D), 1 block, 12 assists, 11 steals and 19 turnovers.

Crestline will be the home team on Tuesday, December 12 when they play the Bucyrus Lady Red at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. On Saturday, December 16, it will be a MBC match up against the visiting Loudonville Lady Redbirds.

Mohawk 39, Colonel Crawford 37

NORTH ROBINSON — The Lady Eagles fell to 0-5 on the season and sit at 0-2 within the N-10 after being defeated by the visiting Mohawk Lady Warriors on Friday, Dec. 8, 39-37.

Crawford has a pair of conference games this week, at Wynford on Tuesday A road trip to Attica awaits the Lady Eagles on Saturday when they meet up with the Lady Tigers of Seneca East.


Crawford finishes at Northwest Ohio Classic

BOWLING GREEN — The Lady Eagles swim team advanced five individuals and two relay teams to the finals of the Northwest Ohio Classic, held at Bowling Green State University, on Saturday, December 9.

Overall, the Colonel Crawford squad swam their way to eighth out of 31 total teams that participated in the event.

The foursome of Pierce Krassow, Kaisey Speck, Cassidy Vogt and Jillianne Gregg swam to Crawford’s highest placement on the day. The ladies listed above earned fourth place in the 200-yard freestyle relay with a finishing time of 1:43.71. Vogt, Speck, Gregg and Krassow would also finish sixth in the 200-yard medley relay with a time of 1:56.18.

In the individual events, Vogt earned the highest placement for the Lady Eagles. Vogt finished sixth in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 25.80. Gregg finished 10th in that race and Krassow, 25th. Vogt and Krassow also swam in the 100-free, with Vogt finishing seventh (56.45) and Krassow snagging 21st (59.88).

Jayden Ward took 18th in the 500-free in a time of 5:54.59 while teammates Speck and Gregg competed in the 100-yard butterfly. In that event, Speck took 14th (1:04.37) and Gregg, 23rd (1:06.84). Speck would also swim to a seventh overall finish in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:10.50.

Both of the Colonel Crawford swim teams will be in action again on Tuesday, December 12 when they travel to Friendly House to meet up with the teams from Lexington High School for a dual-meet. On Saturday, the Eagles will host the annual Colonel Crawford Relays.


Galion vs. Gilead Christian

GALION — The boys and girls bowling teams from Galion High School both improved to 5-1 overall on the season with a pair of victories against the Gilead Christian (Lady) Eagles on Tuesday, Dec.5.

The boys team saw a huge, 514 series score from Dylan Ruth, who also rolled the high game of the afternoon with a second game score of 277.

For the Lady Tigers, it was once again Marissa Snyder leading the way. Snyder had the high game of 202 and high series, finishing with a two-game total of 335.

Galion will host the North Union Wildcats at Victory Lanes on Tuesday, Dec. 12 and then travel to Colony Lanes on Thursday to meet up with the Buckeye Valley squads in MOAC competition.


By Chad Clinger

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Follow Chad on Twitter @GalionSportsGuy

Reach Chad at 419-468-1117 x2048