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Lady Flyers fall at SJCC

By Norwalk Reflector staff • Updated Jan 4, 2018 at 1:19 AM

FREMONT — The St. Paul girls basketball team ran into a powerful St. Joseph Central Catholic on Wednesday, falling behind big early in an 81-54 loss to the Crimson Streaks in Fremont.

St. Paul (6-4) fell behind 28-12 after one quarter and 47-23 at halftime to the Streaks, who improved to 10-2 with the win.

For the Lady Flyers, freshman Danielle Smith did most of the damage with a game-high 23 points, including four 3-pointers. Morgan Baxter added eight points, and Meredith Dilger scored seven for St. Paul — which visits South Central in a Firelands Conference game on Saturday.

 

Plymouth 53, Danbury 42

PLYMOUTH — Down by a basket at halftime, the Big Red stormed back in the second half to pick up their first win of the season in Tuesday’s non-league game against visiting Danbury.

Plymouth (1-11) trailed 9-5 after one quarter and 19-17 at halftime. It then used a 19-11 third quarter and a 17-12 scoring edge in the final eight minutes to pull away.

For the Big Red, Emily Blanton finished with a game-high 18 points, which included a 13-of-18 shooting effort at the free-throw line. Also for Plymouth, Tristen Wiley had 16 points and Chloe Mack added eight.

The Big Red travels to Mapleton (3-8, 0-5) on Saturday in a Firelands Conference matchup.

 

BOWLING

Norwalk sweeps Ross

FREMONT — The Norwalk bowling teams swept past host Fremont Ross in a non-conference match Wednesday night.

The boys team won by a 2,752-1,958 score. The Truckers (8-3) were led by Cameron Nickoli (236-215—451). Zach Thrash (232), Jacob Seitz (202), Noah Scheel (199) and Matt Sickinger (201) rolled key games.

Zac Thrash 232, Jacob Seitz 202 and Noah Scheel 199,. The second game was led by Cameron Nickoli 215 and Matt Sickinger 201 winning the match

In girl action, Norwalk beat Ross 2,012-1,703. It was led by Madison Hainline, Makenna Hipp, Megan Sage and Emily Berry.

Norwalk is scheduled to host Sandusky at Kenilee Lanes tonight, and travel to Cedar Lanes in Sandusky on Saturday for the Sandusky Bay Conference tournament.

 

WRESTLING

Truckers fare well at Kenston

The Norwalk wrestling team has competed twice recently.

In a tri-meet against St. Paul and Huron on Dec. 20, the Truckers won by scores of 78-0 vs. the Flyers and 60-9 against the Tigers.

At the 35-team Kenston Holiday tournament on Dec. 29-30, Norwalk placed four of seven wrestlers to finish sixth as a team.

Three sophomores — Ethan Hernandez, Gabe Phillips and Alec Maloney — each won their weight class for the Truckers, while Darion Smith placed eighth.

Norwalk is back in action on Friday and Saturday at the annual JC Gorman Invitational at Mansfield Senior.

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