Coldwater and Carey fall by the wayside to the Pirates
Posted by Fred Steiner on March 3, 2017 - 10:00pm
Bluffton High School boys’ basketball team upset Carey tonight in the Division III sectional finals at Elida 50 to 39.
Bluffton at 13-11 (number 6 seed) surprised Carey (number 4 seed), who finished the season at 15-8.
The Pirates led 13-10 after one period. The game was tied 22-22 at halftime. BHS outscored the Blue Devils 13 to 5 in the third period, taking a 35-27 lead. Bluffton then outscored Carey 15 to 12 in the final period.
Posted by Fred Steiner on February 20, 2017 - 11:01am
Bluffton High School boys' basketball team split its weekend games, losing to Columbus Grove and defeating Kenton.
On Friday, Grove defeated Bluffton 42-39, Grove was led by Caiden Grothaus with 15, the Bulldogs move to 6-13 (NWC 2-5). The Pirates were led by Gabe Denecker with 14, and move to 10-10 (NWC 4-3).
On Saturday, Bluffton defeated Kenton 54-47 in overtime. The Pirates move to 11-10, while the Wildcats move to 12-9 on the season. Gabe Denecker led all scorers tonight with 19, followed by Luke Denecker with 17. Jaron Sharpe led Kenton with 11.