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April 23, 2018

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Buzzer-beater stops Pirates

42-40 heartbreaker vs. Grove

-The first time Bluffton and Columbus Grove met in Girls basketball this season, Columbus Grove came away with a double overtime win. The second meeting looked to be headed the same way. But the Bulldogs made a layup with two seconds left to defeat the Pirates 42–40. The loss ends Bluffton’s season at 17-7. (see.www.blufftonpirates.com)


Pirate wrestlers prepare for sectional at LCC

The second season begins Friday for Bluffton’s wrestling program.  The Pirates will compete in the OHSAA Sectional meet at LCC.  The top four finishers in each weight class will advance to the District Tournament in Troy next weekend.  The top four in each weight class there will move on to the State Meet in Columbus. (More at www.blufftonpirates.com)


Pirate girls win sectional opener 53-37

Bluffton High School girls' basketball team defeated Ft. Jennings 53-37 in the Division IV sectional opener on Wednesday. The Pirates face Columbus Grove next. More at www.blufftonpirates.com


Here are Pirate spring sport schedules

Bluffton High School spring sports schedules were released this week by Alex Hanna, athletic director.

Schedules are attached at the bottom of this story for:
• Baseball
• Softball
• Boys' tennis
• Coed track
• JV softball
• JV baseball
• Middle school track


BHS girls head into sectional with 16-6 mark

Bluffton outscored Delphos early and was able to fend off the Wildcats in a 45-41 win.  Averey Rumer, pictured, poured in 18 points. Alivia Koenig scored 9 and Kayla White 8. 

Bluffton closes the regular season at 16-6 and will face Fort Jennings next Thursday at Bath in the OHSAA Sectional Tournament. For more of this story go to: www.blufftonpirates.com


Here's BHS basketball tournament pairings

Bluffton girls' and boys' basketball sectional drawings took place earlier this month. Here's Bluffton's opponents:

Girls' - Wednesday, Feb. 21 at Bath versus Ft. Jennings
Boys' - Tuesday - Feb. 27 at Miller City versus Paulding, 8 p.m.
   (winner faces Tinora March 2, 8 p.m.)