Junior guard Trevor Trhlik led three Ridgeview High School players in double figures with 20 points as the Mustangs earned a 73-60 victory over Lexington in a Midstate Conference game Friday night at Lexington.
The win improved Ridgeview's record to 2-5 overall, 2-1 in the league. Lexington slipped to 3-3, 1-1.
"Ridgeview played a fantastic game from the tip-off to the final buzzer," said Lexington coach Nathaniel Meiss. "Coach (Rodney) Kellar had them well prepared. They completely outplayed us."
Carl Hamlow added 13 points for Ridgeview, which held leads of 22-21 at halftime and 42-37 after three quarters. Daton Getty chipped in 11 points while Tyler Harper handled a game-high 12 rebounds to go with eight points.
The Mustangs made 24 of 29 free throw attempts in the contest compared to 15 of 23 for Lexington.
Alex Tanney led all players in scoring with 23 points for Lexington. Eric Schuler added 17 points while Chris Mohr had eight for the Minutemen.
Dee-Mack 62, Flanagan 43
Senior Dan Abbott poured in a game-high 22 points as Deer Creek-Mackinaw topped Flanagan in Midstate Conference action at Flanagan for its third consecutive win.
Abbott netted six points in the first quarter to help Dee-Mack (4-2, 2-1) jump out to a 11-6 lead. He added seven points in the third period, including a pair of 3-pointers, as the Chiefs extended the margin to 39-30.
Dee-Mack sank 8 of 10 free-throw attempts in the final period to seal the win.
Junior Cody Snyder added 14 points, 12 in the second half, for the Chiefs, who made 12 of 16 foul shots overall.
Flanagan (2-7, 0-3) was paced by sophomore guard Darin Gundy's 17 points, including four baskets from 3-point range. Sophomore Alex Detwiler added 11 points.
GCMS 62, Heyworth 50
Senior guard Jake Kaeding netted a team-high 17 points as GCMS (7-2) pulled away in the fourth quarter to defeat Heyworth (4-2) in nonconference action at Heyworth.
GCMS trailed 35-31 at halftime before pulling even at 45-45 by the end of the third quarter. The Falcons outscored Heyworth, 17-5, in the final period to secure the win.
You have free articles remaining.
"It was a hard-played game," said Heyworth coach Terry Lootens. "We were short-handed with illness. They made a big run and we didn't respond."
Garett Kerber added 13 points and a team-high five rebounds for GCMS. Ben Garrett chipped in with eight points.
Heyworth was led by Brandon Bell's game-high 18 points. Nick Law had 11 points while Nate Riordan pulled down a team-high five boards for the Hornets.
Tremont 69, Tri-Point 58
Sophomore guard Jeremy Pflederer totaled 20 points, six assists and four rebounds to lead Tremont (7-1, 1-1) to a victory over Tri-Point (3-7, 1-3) at Tremont.
Jim Kuban scored 13 points and had seven assists and six rebounds and Jake Szetela added 13 points for the Turks. Tyler Martin and Michael Wiemer each scored 10 points.
Tremont fell behind 22-10 in the first quarter but narrowed that margin to 30-25 by halftime.
After tying the score 47-47 at the end of the third quarter the Turks outscored Tri-Point 22-11 in the fourth quarter for the win.
"We didn't play with much intensity in the first half, but came out in the second half and played the way we should," said Tremont coach Ron Martin. "We had a total team effort and I was happy with the unselfish play which showed in our balanced scoring."
Ian Conkling led the Chargers with 23 points.
At Spring Valley
Fieldcrest 65, Wethersfield 58: Jake Martin paced a balanced scoring attack with 17 points, including four big free throws late in the game, as unbeaten Fieldcrest (9-0) held off Kewanee Wethersfield in the championship game of the Colmone Classic at Spring Valley.
"The team chemistry is the reason we have been successful," said Fieldcrest coach Matt Winkler.
"This team doesn't care who is scoring the points. Martin had a fabulous game. He hit some big free throws down the stretch. Jared Krischel hit a couple of big 3's for us in the third quarter. Logan Park was tournament MVP."
Park added 14 points, 10 in the third quarter, for Fieldcrest, which held leads of 30-29 at halftime and 48-37 after three quarters. Kewanee Wethersfield (6-4) was able to pull to within three points with just under two minutes remaining in the contest but could get no closer.
Jarrod Cook chipped in 12 points for the Knights while Darin Meierhofer and Kiel Melvin, both all-tournament selections, had seven points each. Martin also handled a team-high eight rebounds and dished out six assists.
Wethersfield was led by Jeremy Welsh's game-high 19 points.
In other tourney action, Midland defeated Mendota, 61-54, for the consolation title while host Spring Valley Hall ran past Stark County, 63-48 for third place.