WARSAW -- Ridgewood used a 6-1 run in overtime to defeat River View 46-41 in a non-conference game on Tuesday.
A three pointer by Kyle Bradford late in the game tied the score at 40, allowing the Generals to head into OT. It was Bradford's only points on the night.
The Orange and Black led 13-12 after the first frame and 23-20 by the break. A cold third quarter, in which the Generals were outscored 7-2, allowed the Black Bears to claim the lead as the final eight minutes began. Ridgewood won the last period, 15-13.
Thomas Ellis had a game-high 18 points for Ridgewood (4-3) while Evan Jones scored 10 points.
Dusty Langley had 10 points for River View (1-8) while Michael Adams finished with nine. Kyle Bradford and Tanner Stoffer each had six points.
The Generals won the reserve game, 48-39.
Ridgewood 13 10 2 15 6 - 46
River View 12 8 7 13 1 - 41
Nc'town falls to Sandy Valley
MAGNOLIA -- Newcomerstown fell to Sandy Valley in a league contest on Tuesday night, 49-42.
The Cardinals led from start to finish, including 10-7 after the first quarter, 20-11 at the break, and 32-21 after three quarters of play. The Trojans captured the final frame, 21-17, for the final margin.
The big difference was at the foul line, where Newcomerstown made just 5 of 13 attempts while Sandy Valley cashed in 21 of 33.
Cameron Wolf was top scorer for the Trojans (3-6, 2-5 IVC) with 15 points. Caleb Rankin finished with 11 while Josh Miller posted nine points.
Zach Mozden paced the Cardinals (5-5, 2-4 IVC) with 14 points. Nick Williams and Travis Noble each tacked on 11.
Newcomerstown won the reserve game, 40-35, to up their record to 7-2 (6-1 IVC). Kristopher Wolf led the Trojans with eight points. Three players came through with six points in a well-balanced attack, including Woody Burrier, Caleb Fenton, and Eric Rose.
Newcomerstown 7 4 10 21 - 42
Sandy Valley 10 10 12 17 - 49
Rankin 4-2-10, Miller 4-1-9, C. Wolf 7-0-15, Lenzo 0-0-0, Ayers 1-0-2, Harris 0-0-0, Craigo 0-0-0, Matthews 0-0-0, Arnold 0-0-0, K. Wolf 0-0-0, Fenton 1-1-3, Sproat 1-1-3. Totals: 18-5-42.
Sandy Valley 49
Williams 1-9-11, Fisher 3-3-9, Noble 4-1-11, Welker 1-0-2, Mozden 3-6-14, Rice 0-2-2. Totals: 12-21-49.
3-point goals: SV - Noble, Mozden 1.
Timken beats Indian Valley
GNADENHUTTEN -- Powerful Timken ran over Indian Valley on Tuesday in Principals Athletic Conference action, 70-39.
The win upped the Trojan's record to 9-1 overall and 7-0 in the PAC. Indian Valley fell to 1-8 overall and 1-6 in league play.
The Braves trailed 13-8 after the first quarter but a huge 27-8 advantage for Timken in the second period made it 40-14 by halftime. The Trojans won the second half by a 30-25 count.
Kyle Lehigh scored 14 points to lead Indian Valley while Adam Mizer finished with 12.
Chase Polk and Cory Porrini both scored 15 for Timken.
The Trojans won the reserve game, 35-27.
Timken 13 27 13 17 - 70
Indian Valley 8 6 9 16 - 39
Strasburg knocks off Ridgewood
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Strasburg knocked down 11 of 13 free throws in the final minutes of the game to knock off Ridgewood in Inter-Valley Conference play on Monday, 56-46.
The Tigers led 12-6 after the first quarter and expanded their lead to 26-16 by halftime. They held their 10 point margin throughout the second half until the end of the game. Only two players accounted for the 11 free throws that Strasburg made in the last three minutes - Hunter Schneiter accounted for six of them while Segar Bonifant hit the other five.
Ridgewood (3-3, 2-3 IVC) was led by Ellis, who had 19 points and seven rebounds. Evan Jones cashed in 11 points and snagged nine caroms.
Bonifant brought down 24 points to go with eight rebounds for the Tigers (4-4, 2-3 IVC) while Schneiter finished with 13 tallies.
The Generals won the reserve game, 41-29.
Strasburg 12 14 14 12 - 56
Ridgewood 6 10 15 15 - 46
Ridgewood defeats Hiland
BERLIN -- Ridgewood gave undefeated Hiland everything it could handle before the Hawks finally pulled out a 50-46 victory over the Generals last Saturday.
Hiland (7-0, 4-0 IVC) led 16-14 after the first quarter and just 25-24 by halftime. The Generals used a 9-6 third period to take a 33-31 advantage as the final frame began. A 19-13 run during the fourth quarter finalized the General's fate.
Evan Jones scored 14 points to lead the Generals. (3-2, 2-2 IVC). Tanner Stoffer and Thomas Ellis came through with 13 points apiece. A key element to the loss was at the foul line where Ridgewood missed seven of 13 free throw attempts.
Dylan Kaufman paced the Hawks with 25 points, including 10 in the final quarter with six of those coming at the charity stripe.
Hiland won the reserve game, 46-35.
Ridgewood 14 10 9 13 - 46
Hiland 16 9 6 19 - 50