Behind a fast start that saw them take a 24-9 lead after the first quarter before pushing the advantage to 44-19 at halftime, the Bellevue Redmen controlled the game throughout in their 71-34 victory over Port Clinton in the Division II Sectional Semifinals at Clay High School.
The Redmen (13-10) had three players finish in double figures, led by Jalen Santoro, who had a game-high 28 points. Trent Stamm contributed with 15 and Derek Smith finished with 12.
Nathan Stubblefield had eight points to lead the ‘Skins (5-16), Cameron Rodriguez finished with six and Brock Moore chipped in with five.
While Port Clinton does graduate four of its players from this year’s squad, the ‘Skins will return a number of key contributors, among them Nathan Stubblefield, Brock Moore, Cameron Rodriguez, Dylan Webb, Carter Rumball and Ian Kyle.