MALVERN --Malvern's Jaret Majestic poured in 29 points -- including five 3-pointers -- as the Hornets improved to 14-8 overall and 10-6 in the IVC.
Malvern led 23-10 after one quarter and 30-15 at halftime before pulling away 55-30 heading into the final quarter.
Jake Moser added 13 points and Mark Mayle 12 points and 15 rebounds.
Senior Keith Leindecker tossed in 21 points, including the 1,000th of his career to lead the Generals with fellow senior Jhett Slusser adding 11 points for RHS.
BERLIN -- Hiland High School has a long standing tradition of shooting the three-pointer with success...Tuesday night the host Hawks were at it once again en route to an lopsided 76-39 victory over Newcomerstown in Inter-Valley Conference action.
The Hawks connected for a whopping 11 "treys" in the IVC home court win with five different players knocking down shots from beyond the three-point line. Leading the way was Kobe Troyer with a total of five for 15 points in the contest. Chipping in with a pair of three-pointers each was Scott Troyer and Andy Miller who finished with six and nine points respectively for the Hawks.
Leading the Hiland offense on the night was Turner Horn who finished with a game-high 17 points, while Chris Kline added 14 markers.
Already trailing by a 21-8 margin following the opening period, a poor second quarter sealed the verdict for the Trojans with Hiland outscoring NHS by a whopping 18-2 margin to lead 39-10 at halftime.
Senior Bryce Barbera paced Newcomerstown with 16 points with fellow senior George Brode adding double figure support with 11 points.
With the road setback Newcomerstown slips to 3-19 overall and 2-14 in IVC play, while Hiland improves to 18-4 and 13-3 in the IVC.
Indian Valley 76,
GNADENHUTTEN -- Indian Valley held off a fast start by visiting Claymont High for a 76-50 win in the regular season finale for both teams.
The Braves led 20-15 after a fast-paced first quarter, and used balance to do so as five different Braves scored.
Jake Smith and Joe Cottis had huge halves for the Mustangs to keep the game within reach, scoring 13 and 11 points respectively as Claymont only trailed by nine at the break 40-31. Although the entire Braves team played well, sophomore Karson Hartrick had a monster second quarter, scoring 11 of his team-high 15 in the second quarter, most of those on strong post moves.
Connor McGuire finished with 14 points for the Braves, while Cade Williams added 12 and Braden Rostad just missed double figures with nine.
The Red and Blue came out the second half and immediately started building upon the success the post play produced and blew the game wide open, outscoring the Mustangs by 18 in the period leading to a 64-37 lead going into the final frame. Balance again being the theme for the Braves as 10 different Braves contributed something that got them onto the stat sheet.