DAYTON – Jace Underwood scored a team-high 24 points as Urbana held off Ponitz, 53-50, in non-league boys basketball on Tuesday.
“This is a good win because I think Ponitz is a quality opponent,” said UHS Coach Jeremy Dixon. “It was a tough environment to play in, and I was really proud of how our guys responded.”
For UHS (1-1), Riley Emmons and Levi Boettcher each had 9 points.
Ponitz won the jayvee game, 58-37.
Triad tops Graham
NORTH LEWISBURG – Triad beat Graham, 49-44, in non-league boys basketball on Tuesday.
For the Cardinals (2-1), Thomas O’Neal had 11 points and 14 rebounds and Hadley LeVan added 16 points.
Graham won both the freshman and jayvee games.
Graham stats were not reported by deadline.
SPRINGFIELD – WL-S defeated Kenton Ridge, 72-69, in non-league boys basketball on Tuesday.
Cody King had 22 points for the Tigers (1-1).
WL-S also won the freshman and jayvee ganes.
M’burg girls fall
BOTKINS – Mechanicsburg fell to Botkins, 53-45, in non-league girls basketball on Tuesday.
The Indians trailed, 11-9, at the end of the first quarter and 21-13 at the half.
For Mechanicsburg, Elly Schipfer had 14 points and Mikayla Dodane added 9.
The Indians were out-rebounded, 47-33.
Botkins won the jayvee game, 31-23. Mackenzie Wilson had 12 points for Mechanicsburg.
UHS sweeps in bowling
Urbana defeated Indian Lake, 2,660-2,107, in CBC boys bowling.
For UHS (2-0), Luc Russell had a 240-211, Kyle Beavers a 205-213, Andru Troyer a 213-198, Brayden Fain a 180-165, Justin Brown a 159 and Caleb Peterson a 147.
The Urbana girls prevailed, 2,063-1,343.
For UHS (2-0), Sarrah Baldwin had a 214-179, Kayla Evans a 205-185, Olivia Krieger a 165 and Lily Cooksey a 159.
In 8th grade girls basketball, Catholic Central beat Mechanicsburg, 48-46. For the Indians, Kaylee Warfield had 17 points, Jennifer Wallace had13 and Grace Forrest added 12.
The Mechanicsburg 7th graders won, 28-11. For the Indians, Lani Wilhelm had 13 points and Day Rodgers had 7.