Archive - Jan 16, 2012 - Sports Article
BOTKINS â The Botkins Trojans ripped down a 49-27 victory over the Parkway Panthers in non-league varsity boys basketball action Saturday night at Botkins High School.
The Trojans dominated every aspect of the floor, from the initial tip-off down to the final minute in the first quarter as they pulled ahead of the Panthers 15-3.
But as the second quarter started, Parkway picked up its offensive mentality, matching Botkins with eight points each going into the half.
WAYNESFIELD â The 10th-ranked Ada Bulldogs rolled to a 74-51 win over the Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers in a non-league varsity boys basketball matchup Saturday night in Waynesfield.
The loss was the eighth in a row for the Tigers after they opened the season with two wins. They now stand 2-8 overall.
Turnovers and missed shots hurt W-G in the loss.
âWe need to keep working and playing hard,â W-G varsity coach Ryan Taylor said. âWe need to start playing mentally tough and get our confidence back.â
WAYNESFIELD â The Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers came up short in a hard-fought varsity girls basketball battle against the Bluffton Pirates, falling 44-32 on Saturday in Waynesfield.
The loss was the third in a row for W-G in what has been a tough week for the 4-6 Tigers.
âI think our shooting needs to improve,â Tigers varsity coach Ted Patton said. âWe have to learn from our mistakes and head down the road.â
The Tigers shot 10 of 46 (21 percent) on field goals and 1 of of 14 (7 percent) on three-point field goals.