Boys Basketball Roundup: Clear Creek Amana Hands West Branch First Loss

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Clear Creek Amana ended the unbeaten start to the season for West Branch handing the Bears their first loss with a 51-46 win on Saturday in a non-conference matchup in Tiffin.

Tyler Schrepfer had a game-high 18 points as Clear Creek Amana improved to 4-2 on the season.

Christian Withrow added nine points and Nick O’Connor had seven for the Clippers while Nolan Schwarting had six points and TJ Bollers finished with five.

Ted Bridges had 13 points and seven rebounds to lead West Branch as the Bears dropped to 7-1 on the season.

Beau Cornwell had 12 points, seven rebounds and four steals while Zach Thompson added eight points, five rebounds and three assists.

Clear Creek Amana     14  17  11   9  –  51

West Branch                13   9   12  12 –  46 

Clear Creek Amana (51) – Tyler Schrepfer 18, Christian Withrow 9, Nick O’Connor 7, Nolan Schwarting 6, TJ Bollers 5, Mike Potter 2, Brock Reade 2, Kaden McAreavy  2

West Branch (46) – Ted Bridges 13, Beau Cornwell 12, Zach Thompson 8, Brett Schiele 6, Trey Eagle 5, Brady Lukavsky 2

Liberty High Falls in Overtime

A night after defeating City High in overtime Liberty High found itself on the wrong end of another overtime contest.

Fairfield outscored Liberty High 10-6 in overtime to escape with a 57-53 win over the Lightning in a non-conference contest in Fairfield.

Andre Brandon led Liberty High with 24 points while Sam Funke added 13 points and Grayson Tyler had six.

Tristin Waugh had 19 points and Austin Simpson and Collin Breen each had 12.

Liberty High              14  7  14  12   6  –  53

Fairfield                     7  13  8   19  10 –  57

Liberty High (53) – Andre Brandon 24, Sam Funke 13, Grayson Tyler 6, Bowen Gryp 4, Kelby Telander 4, Ethan O’Donnell 2

Fairfield (57) – Tristin Waugh 19, Austin Simpson 12, Collin Breen 12, Cole Engle 8, Carson Crile 3, Landon Kooiker 2, Mark Diers 1