With the loss, Willard fell to 3-6 overall and 2-2 in the Bay — while first-place Vermilion improved to 7-1, 5-0.
For Willard, Broc Baldridge led a balanced scoring attack with 12 points, while Brevon Polachek had 11 and Terry Baldridge scored 10.
Mason Montgomery scored a game-high 26 for the Sailors.
Willard is back in action on Saturday with a Bay division road game at Edison.
Edison 44, Port Clinton 43
PORT CLINTON — Bryce Roberts’ 3-pointer with eight seconds left gave the Chargers a heart-pounding SBC Bay division win over the host Redskins.
Roberts scored the final six points of the game for Edison (8-2, 2-2) as part of his game-high 18 points. James Hill added nine and Carson Ehrhardt scored eight for the Chargers, who entertain Willard on Saturday in another Bay division game.
Bellevue 58, Columbian 38
TIFFIN — The Redmen took care of business on the road, and are tied for first in the loss column in the SBC Lake division.
With Perkins’ overtime loss to Sandusky, the Redmen (6-2, 3-1) are now tied in the loss column with the Pirates (6-4, 4-1).
For Bellevue, Jake Waskielis scored 17 points and Trey Ruhlman added 16 for a 1-2 scoring punch.
Bellevue will host Clyde (4-4, 1-3) on Saturday in another Lake division game.
Norwalk sweeps Sandusky
NORWALK — The Norwalk boys bowling team came away with a win over SBC Lake division-leading Sandusky, 3,024-2,585.
For the Truckers, Cameron Nickoli rolled a 440 series, while Jacob Seitz followed with a 427 and Chris Tuttle had a 422. Braden Nunez and Zach Thrash combined for a 408, while Noah Scheel and Matt Sickinger combined for a 431.
Sandusky fell to 5-1 in the SBC with the loss, while Norwalk improved to 4-2.
In girls action, Norwalk came away with a 2,011-1,826 win.
Norwalk (3-3 SBC) was led by Megan Sage (285), Emily Berry (280) and Noelle Jackson (276) and Madison Hainline (276).
Both teams are at the SBC tournament on Saturday at Cedar Lanes in Sandusky.