Riverside upends Triad in girls hoops


DeGRAFF – Triad lost to Riverside, 34-29, in non-league girls basketball on Monday.

“We played well on defense and we handled the ball as well as we have all season, but we had some breakdowns on defensive rebounding and only shot 1-20 from beyond the arc,” said Triad Coach Jeff Merklin. “If you’re shooting well, you can get away with some mistakes in other areas, and if you’re rebounding well, you can get away with an off night shooting….but you can’t be short on both.”

Alea Ferguson had 11 points and 8 rebounds to lead Triad (3-16).

WL-S falls in bowling

Riverside defeated WL-S, 2,235-2,095, in non-league boys bowling on Monday.

For the Tigers, Logan Tompkins had a 173, Isaac Riblet a 141, Hunter Smith a 100 and Trevino Marchal a 228.

JH wrestling

Mechanicsburg won the OHC junior high wrestling tournament with 187.5 points. Greeneview (86) was second, Triad (63) was fifth and West Liberty-Salem (23) was eighth.

Jesse Stroud (80 pounds), Trey Allen (86), Jake Hurst (122), Aaron Conley (128), Kieth Bebout (134), Chase Propst (150), Caden Colman (172) and Jake Thiel (205) won championships for M’burg.

Hayden Phillips (98) won a championship for Triad.

JH basketball

In 8th grade boys basketball, Triad beat Southeastern, 38-19. For Triad, Batai Lease had 18 points, Drew Campbell had 7 and Wyatt Cave had6 points.

In 7th grade boys basketball, Fairbanks beat Triad, 40-15. For Triad (3-13), Gage Phillips had 5 points and Wyatt Cole had 4.

In 7th grade girls basketball, Indian Lake nipped Urbana, 27-26. Claire Shelpman scored 15 points and Maleah Murphy had 10 for UJHS.

Urbana won the 8th grade girls game, 40-17. Sam Rooney scored 19 points and Shelby Stoops added 10 for UJHS.

Triad vs. WL-S

The WL-S vs. Triad girls basketball game will be played on Wednesday at 7:30 at WL-S. There will be no jayvee game that night, but there will be a freshman boys OHC tournament game played at 6 p.m. prior to the varsity girls game.

Staff report

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