Archive - Jan 25, 2012 - Sports Article
For three quarters, St. Henry and Wapakoneta battled toe-to-toe.
Then, suddenly, St. Henry stomped on the toes of its namesake and left them black-and-blue as it pulled away to a 53-47 win in a non-league varsity girls basketball game at Wapakoneta.
Trailing 37-33 late in the third quarter, St. Henry went on a 15-1 run â including 10 unanswered points to start the fourth quarter â to take a 48-38 lead with 3:15 left in the game.
Wapak was held without a field goal for a span of 8:31 during the run.
WAYNESFIELDÂ â In what Waynesfield-Goshen head coach Ted Patton called one of his teamâs best overall outings of the season, the Tigers downed non-league foe Hardin Northern, 61-42, Tuesday night.
The Tigers improve to 6-7 on the season and Hardin Northern falls to 2-14 for the year.
âThis is probably the best team effort we have had,â Patton said. âWe have had injuries all year and we have been playing with different groups all year,â Patton said. âThis is the fourth game with this group and I think this was our best team effort and probably are best scoring balance we have had.â
BOTKINS â The Botkins Trojans varsity boys basketball team hammered down a 68-36 victory over the Fairlawn Jets on Tuesday night at Botkins High School.
The win boosted Botkinsâ record to 7-6 overall and 4-4 in Shelby County League play.
Botkins didnât waste any time establishing a mood of high intensity.
After winning the tip, the Trojansâ grabbed two buckets right away and finished the quarter with a seven-point run to take a 13-10 lead.