Edison 45, Oak Harbor 36
Down 20-15 at halftime, the Rockets were outscored, 13-6, in the third quarter as the Chargers pulled away to win, 45-36.
For Oak Harbor, which has lost five consecutive games, is now 4-10 overall and 1-9 in the Sandusky Bay Conference (SBC).
Edison (11-3, 7-3 SBC) was led by Ciara Reed, who had a game-high 20 points, and Susan Knight, who finished with 14 points.
Allison Dunn led the Rockets with 11 points, Makayla Carpenter scored 10 and Abbie Gezo finished with nine points.
Oak Harbor has a chance to get back to its winning ways with its next two games coming against Huron (Fri.) and Lakota (Tues.). The Rockets beat the Tigers (0-9, 1-13 SBC) earlier in the season, 58-54. As for the Lady Raiders, they haven’t fared much better, going 1-11 this season.
The girls also lost earlier in the week to Port Clinton, 55-36. More information on that game appears in this sports section.
Woodmore 61, Oak Harbor 27
The Rockets were dominated throughout, falling behind 16-2 after one quarter and 29-10 at halftime before losing, 61-27, to the Wildcats.
Woodmore’s Donny Bowen and Jon Sandwisch led all scorers with 14 points apiece. Oak Harbor was led by A.J. Cecil, who finished with 10 points, and Austin Wiegand and Greg Haar, who had seven points apiece.
With the loss, the Rockets fall to 1-12 on the season.
Margaretta 52, Oak Harbor 40
With the scored tied 18-18 at halftime, Margaretta outscored Oak Harbor, 34-22, in the second half to take control in their 52-40 win.
Midway through the third quarter, the Polar Bears (6-6, 5-3 SBC) slowly built their lead and pulled away from the Rockets.
Corey Kane led Margaretta with 12 points, 10 of which came in the second half, and Austin Moore and Andrew Freeh finished with 10 points apiece.
Oak Harbor’s Greg Haar led all scorers with 14 points, including four 3-pointers.
Rockets head coach Eric Sweet said that, for his team, it came down to failing to execute on the defensive end.
“We didn’t get back (on defense) and we gave up buckets. They made runs and we didn’t, and that’s the difference,” he said.
With the loss, Oak Harbor is now 1-7 in the SBC.
Clyde 66, Oak Harbor 42
After building a 10-point lead in the first half, the Fliers outscored the Rockets, 39-25, while cruising to a 66-42 win.
Clyde had three players finish in double figures, led by Joey Cooper, who had 16 points. Zach Warner and Sam Jess finished with 15 and 11 points, respectively.
Greg Haar had a game-high 17 points, highlighted by four 3-pointers, and teammate A.J. Cecil scored 11 points.
Oak Harbor head coach Eric Sweet was displeased with the effort put forth by his club.
“They out-worked us tonight,” said Sweet. “Coach (Ryan) Carter has got them playing their tails off (and) we didn’t match their intensity.”
With the win, Clyde improved to 7-4 overall and 5-3 in the SBC.
On Thursday, the Rockets travel to Port Clinton (5-8, 5-3), which defeated Edison, 46-35, after suffering four consecutive losses. The Redskins are led by center Alex Greene, who’s been a sustained force in the post, and Brandon Stubblefield, a consistent three-point threat. Oak Harbor then hosts Edison (1-11, 0-8 SBC) on Saturday, which it beat, 44-43, earlier in the season for its lone victory. The Chargers have struggled mightily this season as they’ve had to replace all five of its starters from a team that won the SBC last season.