Clyde 54 — Oak Harbor 34
After taking a 15-10 lead following the first quarter, Clyde blew the game open in the second quarter, outscoring the Rockets, 22-4, to take a 37-14 lead at halftime before winning, 56-39.
On a positive note, Oak Harbor did outscore the Fliers, 20-17, in the second half. It was, however, the sixth loss in the last eight games for the Rockets, who are now 6-11 overall and 2-10 in the SBC.
Clyde, now 16-1 overall and 12-0 in the SBC, were led by Amanda Cahill, who led all scorers with 26 points. Lexi Weber finished with 11 points and Rachael Smetlzer had 10.
The Rockets got 11 points from Maria Boers, including three 3-pointers, and eight points from Abbie Gezo.
Oak Harbor 56 — Lakota 39
The Rockets controlled the game throughout, taking an 18-3 lead after one quarter before cruising to a 56-39 victory.
For much of the game, Oak Harbor was able to move the ball around offensively and get good, high-percentage shots to finish with one of its highest-scoring totals of the season.
Allison Dunn led all scorers with 18 points and teammate Abbie Gezo finished with 11.
Lakota, who fell to 3-14 on the season, got 16 points from Jessica Hoffman.
The Rockets travel to Sandusky to face St. Mary CC (9-7, 5-7 SBC), who is coming off a huge 57-54 victory over Edison, the second place team in the conference. The Panthers beat Oak Harbor, 58-52, in the first meeting.
Huron 71 — Oak Harbor 27
Huron controlled the game from the beginning, taking an early lead as they dominated the first quarter, outscoring the Rockets, 18-3, in the period on its way to a 71-27 victory.
From that point on, the Tigers slowly increased the margin, taking a 28-10 lead into the half before outscoring Oak Harbor, 22-13 and 21-4, respectively, in the final two quarters to run away with the victory.
With the win, Huron improves to 10-5 overall and 7-4 in the SBC, tied for second in the league with Clyde. The Rockets are now 2-14 overall and 2-9 in the conference, good for seventh place.
The Tigers’ Jake Justus led all scorers with 18 points, including four 3-pointers, and Eric Weir finished with 10 points.
Oak Harbor forward Austin Wiegand led the team with seven points and A.J. Cecil finished with six points.
The Rockets return to action Friday when they host the Clyde Fliers. The Fliers, who are 10-5 overall and 7-4 in the SBC, have won eight of the last 10 and are tied for second place in the conference. Clyde dominated in the teams’ first meeting, winning, 66-42.