LITTLE RIVER — Tevin Renkin exploded for 21 points Friday night, as the Little River boys mowed down Ell-Saline 54-28 in the first of two home games to close out the 2012 portion of the season.
The Redskins never trailed in the game, jumping out to a 13-6 first quarter lead and taking a 29-11 advantage into the locker room at the half.
Little River scored another 16 points in the third quarter, backing off slightly in the fourth, only scoring an additional nine points.
Renkin led all scorers with his 21 points, while Chet Cordell and Dalton Konen each added 11 points for the Redskins.
Little River rounds out 2012 at home Tuesday against Elyria Christian.
SEDGWICK — Moundridge had a scare for a couple of quarters against Sedgwick, but a 20 point third quarter led the Wildcats to a 52-38 Heart of America League win over the Cardinals.
The Wildcats led only by one after the first two quarters of play, taking a 20-19 lead into the locker room. Head coach Vince Unrau made some adjustments, though, and the Wildcats responded by scoring 19 points in the third frame.
They further helped their cause with a 13-7 fourth quarter to pull out the 52-38 win.
Daniel Ratzlaff once again was the Wildcats’ leading scorer with 20 points. Tyler Kaufman added 13 in the winning effort.
Chris Agee had 13 points for the Cardinals.
The Wildcats shot 38.8 percent from the field for the contest and were 11-of-19 from the foul line.
Sedgwick had 17 turnovers in the contest.
CANTON — Marion held the Canton-Galva boys to only seven points in the first quarter, on their way to a 60-31 league win Friday night.
At the end of the first half, Marion held a 32-14 advantage over the Eagles, who moved to 1-5 on the year with the loss.
The third quarter was equally rough for Shane Duncan’s team, as they suffered through a 26-6 run for the eight minutes, but the Warriors backed off in the fourth, scoring only four points.
Jacob Harper led all scorers with 24 points, while Austin Pedersen added 10 for the Warriors.
A.J. Medley led the Eagles with 8 points.
Canton-Galva hosts Berean Academy Tuesday night in what will be the Eagles’ last game before Christmas. White City 61 Elyria 14 WHITE CITY — The Elyria Christian School boys found out the hard way Friday night why, exactly, White City is ranked No. 5 in Class 1A Div. II, as the Huskies dominated the Eagles from the opening tip off to win 60-14. Elyira only managed six points in the first half, while White City put up 39, 25 of which came in the first quarter. Jordan Unruh led Elyria (2-5) with five points, while Matthew Gemmer and Austin Pauslon each added three. Elyria is on the road Tuesday to close out the 2012 portion of the schedule, as they face Little River.