Some of the best basketball players in this area took the floor Wednesday night for the second annual Shelby Rotary North Central Ohio Girls All-Star Game. Two games were played, a game for underclassmen which was won by team Black 107-83, and a second game featuring all seniors playing in their final high school game. Team White coached by Kevin Chaze of New London downed team Black coached by Colonel Crawford's Kyle Fenner 84-68.
The Sports Buzz Holiday Madness bracket challenge rolls on into the Final Four. America has spoken and the final pairings are now official.
The boys high school tennis season officially gets underway this Friday. For a number of local players, however, the season never truly ends.
Six area basketball players earned All-Ohio honors in Divisions III and IV. In Division III, Colonel Crawford's Todd Entenmann was named All-Ohio third team. The senior guard averaged nearly 22 points a game, shot 88 percent from the foul line and 45 percent from behind the arc. Entenmann's teammate Dylan Gulley, was named honorable mention scoring nearly 12 points per game and handing out seven assists in helping the Eagles to an outright N- 10 championship with an overall record of 23-2. Willard's Carson Ebert was also named honorable mention in Division III. Ebert averaged 14 points a game and four rebounds a contest for the Flashes.
The Lexington boys tennis team will open the 2015 season on the road on Wednesday, April 1st at 4:15pm against rival Ontario. The Minutemen return 11 lettermen from a team that finished fourth at state competition a year ago in seniors Josiah McCarther, Jansen Webster, Matt Youse and Mason Dragos. Juniors Tommy Barkett, Ben Beilstein, Ethan Hocker, Ashton Laury, Bricen Remy, transfer Christian Zupan and sophomore Foster Marquardt. The team has three freshmen in Spencer Drake, Joshua Mueller and Luke Webster.
Junior to be Tyrell Ajian a 6'1" 185 lb wide receiver, running back and defensive back at Madison has been offered football scholarships from the University of Toledo, Miami of Ohio and the latest on Tuesday by the University of Michigan. Ajian's overall stats from this past season 36 carries, many from shotgun formation, for 368 yards, 24 receptions 428 yards with 11 touchdowns.