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Truckers, Minutemen Advance To Sectional Finals

Story By: Brian Skowronski

 

 

 
 
 
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  Original Published: 2/25/2014

It would be chalk in the opening round of the Bucyrus D-II sectionals Tuesday night, as 2nd seeded Norwalk and the 3rd seeded Minutemen advanced to Friday's championship games.

In the early game Lexington jumped out in front of Clear 10-0 after the first quarter and never looked back, knocking their OCC rival out of tournament play with a 58- 43 victory.

Joey Zahn had a game-high 22 points for the Minutemen, while teammate Matty Barkett added 16, Trent Richwine and Jonah Yaussy each chipped in with 7. Ridge Winand paced the Colts attack with 14, while Jordan Ridenour and Kadin Chrastina added 8 a piece. 

In the late game the Truckers handled Galion 69-40, with the Tigers also getting blanked in the opening frame, trailing 19-0 heading into the second quarter.

Jeff Thomas had 17 for Norwalk to lead all scorers, Ben Haraway put in 13, Grant Hull 10. Galion received 16 points from Ridge Durbin, while Huston Blair dropped in 9.

Lexington (15-8) will now put their seven game winning streak on the line against the D-2 AP poll champion Ontario Warriors (21-1) Friday at 6:15 p.m. The Truckers (22-1) have now won eight in a row and will match up with 8-13 Shelby at 8 p.m. on Friday.

Winners of Friday's games will advance to next weeks district tournament at Mansfield Senior High School.

   
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