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Three Earn Spots on District Team

posted Feb 28, 2018, 9:00 AM by Steve Barr

2/28/18 - District 7 of the Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association recently had its voting for its district teams and Woodmore had three players earn spots.  Freshman Brooke Allen was a second-team Div. III selection after averaging 10.1 points and 6.4 rebounds this season.  Earning spots on the honorable mention list was juniors Katie Brugger and Nora LaMunyon.

Three Earn All-League Honors

posted Feb 22, 2018, 7:06 AM by Steve Barr

2/22/18 - Three Woodmore players earned a spot on the Northern Buckeye Conference all-league team recently selected by the league coaches.  Freshman Brooke Allen was a second-team selection after averaging 10.1 points and 6.4 rebounds this season.  Senior Hayley Freund and junior Katie Brugger both were on the honorable mention list.  Freund averaged 6.2 points and 3.5 rebounds while Brugger averaged 6.9 points and 4.6 rebounds.  The Wildcats finished the season with a 10-13 record and tied for fourth in the league with a 6-8 mark.

Season Ends with Tough Loss in Tournament

posted Feb 21, 2018, 7:56 PM by Steve Barr

2/21/18 - Varsity - Div. III Sectional - Start H.S. - Elmwood 47, Woodmore 45.  The Wildcats scored eight unanswered points in the early portion of the first quarter to build an 8-3 advantage, a lead they held the whole game until the final moments of the contest against a Northern Buckeye Conference foe they had lost to twice in league play.  Elmwood scored the first points of the game to take a 3-0 lead when Wildcat junior Nora LaMunyon went on a 8-0 run herself to get the Wildcats out to an 8-3 lead.  Elmwood tossed in another three pointer to pull within 8-6, but Woodmore would score 10 of the next 12 points to lead 18-8 after one quarter.  An 8-2 run by Elmwood to start the second quarter cut the Woodmore lead to 20-16.  The Wildcats responded to score seven of the next nine points to lead 27-18.  The two teams traded points the rest of the quarter as Woodmore held a 32-22 lead at halftime.  Elmwood outscored the Wildcats 14-7 in the third quarter to pull within 39-36 before Wildcat junior Katie Brugger nailed a field goal just before the buzzer to send Woodmore to the fourth quarter with a 41-36 lead.  After Woodmore got a free throw to start the quarter, Elmwood scored the next four points to pull within two points at 42-40 with 4:01 left.  Two Brugger free throws pushed the lead back up to four points at 44-40 with 3:48 left.  Elmwood got a field goal at the 3:37 mark and a three-point field goal with 2:19 left to take their first lead since 3-0, at 45-44.  Woodmore got another free throw at the 1:46 mark to even the score at 45.  Elmwood canned two free tosses with 53.9 seconds left to go up 47-45.  Woodmore had multiple shots in the last 50 seconds, but could not find the mark.  The Wildcats called time out with 13 seconds left to set up a final shot and got an attempt inside the lane with less than two seconds left, that did not find the mark.  LaMunyon led the Wildcats with 13 points, freshman Brooke Allen scored 11 points, and senior Hayley Freund added 10 points.  Woodmore had 15 field goals (five three-pointers) to 16 field goals (five three-pointers) for Elmwood.  Elmwood was 10-of-15 from the foul line while Woodmore was 10-of-17.  The Wildcats did not have a field goal in the fourth quarter when they were outscored 11-4.  Woodmore was just 4-of-10 from the foul line in the final stanza in addition to missing the front end of a one-and-one twice.  Woodmore ends the season with a 10-13 record.

Woodmore Hosts Rossford

posted Feb 15, 2018, 1:48 PM by Steve Barr   [ updated Feb 15, 2018, 6:29 PM ]

2/15/18 - Varsity - Rossford 52, at Woodmore 46.  The Wildcats trailed at the end of each quarter in losing the regular season finale.  Rossford led 12-10 after one quarter and 26-20 at halftime.  Woodmore trailed 38-31 after three quarters.  Junior Katie Brugger led Woodmore with 10 points, sophomore Jordan Nighswander added eight points, and freshman Ava Beam scored seven points.  Rossford had 19 field goals to 13 or the Wildcats with Rossford hitting 12-of-24 from the line and Woodmore 16-of-22.  Junior Varsity - at Woodmore 40, Rossford 25.  Woodmore turned a close game into a comfortable win by outscoring Rossford 19-9 in the fourth quarter.  Freshman Sidney Gillig and juniors Paige Schmeltz and Maddie Thatcher each scored six points.

Wildcats Fall on the Road in Overtime

posted Feb 8, 2018, 7:04 PM by Steve Barr   [ updated Feb 8, 2018, 7:26 PM ]

2/8/18 - Varsity - at Elmwood 50, Woodmore 45 (OT). Woodmore led by five points with just less than three minutes left in the game, but had to go into overtime on the road at Elmwood and came up short.  Woodmore scored seven straight points to end the first quarter to lead 15-10.  The Wildcats built a 20-12 lead early in the second quarter only to see Elmwood go on a 10-2 run to tie the game at 22.  Woodmore got a three-point field goal at the end of the stanza to lead 25-22 at halftime.  Woodmore scored the last six points of the third quarter to take a 36-30 advantage to the final quarter.  Junior Nora LaMunyon and senior Hayley Freund hit the three-pointers at the end of the third quarter.  Elmwood scored seven of the first eight points of the fourth quarter to tie the game at 37 with 2:15 left.  Elmwood took a 41-40 lead with 1:13 left on a rebound layup.  LaMunyon gave the Wildcats a one-point lead (42-41) with 49.4 seconds left and Elmwood forged a tie with 40.8 seconds left on one free throw.  Both teams missed shots in the last 10 seconds to win the game as the teams went to overtime tied at 42.  In overtime, each team had one free throw as the game remained tied at 43 when Elmwood would put the game away by scoring the next five points to take a 48-43 lead with 36.2 seconds leftEach team would score two points to make it the final score.  Freund his four three-pointers and led the team with 13 points.  LaMunyon, junior Katie Brugger, and freshman Brooke Allen all scored seven points.  Woodmore had 16 field goals compared to 20 for Elmwood.  Woodmore was 7-of-12 from the charity stripe while Elmwood was 9-of-19.  Junior Varsity - at Elmwood 32, Woodmore 30.  Woodmore led at the end of each of the first three quarters, but were outscored 10-5 in the final quarter to suffer the loss.  Woodmore led 25-22 heading to the final quarter.  Junior Paige Schmeltz led the Wildcats with six points while juniors Makayla Throop and Maddie Thatcher along with sophomore Sydni Buhrow ad freshman Sidney Gillig all scored four points. 

Wildcats Earn Non-League Road Win

posted Feb 6, 2018, 6:39 PM by Steve Barr   [ updated Feb 6, 2018, 7:09 PM ]

2/6/18 - Varsity - Woodmore 52, at Lakota 35. The Wildcats turned a 26-22 lead at halftime into a comfortable non-league road win at Lakota by outscoring the home team 26-13 in the second half.  Woodmore led 15-11 after one quarter and 26-22 at halftime.  Woodmore won the third quarter, 12-5, to build a 38-27 lead heading to the final quarter.  Freshman Brooke Allen led the Wildcats with 14 points while junior Katie Brugger added 10 points.  Senior Hayley Freund hit three three-point field goals to account for her nine points.  Woodmore had six "threes" in the game to just one for Lakota, which was the difference in the game.  Junior Varsity - Woodmore 41, at Lakota 14.  Woodmore led 8-0 after one quarter and 20-5 at halftime then coasted to the win.  Freshman Sidney Gillig led 10 players who scored in the game with 11 points.  Freshman Olivia Thatcher scored seven points.

Widlcats Open State Tournament Play Feb. 21

posted Feb 5, 2018, 8:58 AM by Steve Barr

2/5/18 - The Woodmore girls basketball team will open Div. III state tournament play on Feb. 21 when the play NBC foe Elmwood at 8 p.m. at Start High School.  That game will the second one of the night as Eastwood and Rossford will play at 6:15.  The winners of those two games meet in the sectional final on Feb. 24 at 8 p.m. back at Start High School.  That is the second game on that day following the contest between Genoa and the winner of the Liberty-Benton and Northwood game. Liberty-Benton is the top seed in the district with Archbold second.  Woodmore is the seventh seed and Elmwood is the fifth seed.  The district tournament will be played at Lake High School with the semifinals on March 1 and the finals on March 3.  Tickets for all sectional and district games will be sold at the door and will be $6 for adults and $4 for students.

Wildcats Fall Short at St. Joe

posted Feb 3, 2018, 6:46 PM by Steve Barr

2/3/18 - Varsity - at St. Joseph Central Catholic 63, Woodmore 52.  The Wildcats had the game tied at 43-all heading to the fourth quarter, but 12 unanswered points in the middle of the final frame by St. Joe proved to be the difference.  St. Joe scored the first seven points of the game and led 17-13 after one quarter.  Woodmore still trailed, 29-24, at halftime.  A 19-14 advantage by Woodmore in the third quarter forged the 43-all tie.  Woodmore held one lead in the quarter, 41-39 with 2:27 left.  Woodmore scored the first field goal of the final quarter to take a 45-43 lead, but St. Joe then made its 12-0 run to take a 55-45 lead with 3:37 to play.  Woodmore countered with five unanswered points to cut the deficit to 55-50 with 1:01 left.  The teams then traded field goals to make it 57-52 with 35.1 seconds left.  St. Joe then converted its next four free throws to put the game away.  Senior Hayley Freund canned five three-point field goals to score 15 points while freshman Brooke Allen also scored 15 points and grabbed 12 rebounds.  Junior Katie Brugger scored nine points and sophomore Claire Rothert added eight points.  Woodmore had two more field goals than St. Joe (20 to 18), but St. Joe was 20-of-24 at the charity stripe while Woodmore was 6-of-9.  Junior Varsity - Woodmore 45, at St. Joseph CC 9.  Woodmore led 15-0 after the first quarter and 30-1 at halftime and coasted to the victory.  Freshman Sierra Cantley scored nine points, sophomore Sydni Buhrow added eight points, freshman Olivia thatcher scored six points, and junior Paige Schmeltz had five points.

Woodmore Hosts Genoa

posted Feb 1, 2018, 4:17 PM by Steve Barr   [ updated Feb 1, 2018, 6:15 PM ]

2/1/18 - Varsity - at Woodmore 54, Genoa 41.  The Wildcats put a close game away in the final quarter outscoring Genoa, 16-6, for the win. Woodmore broke out to a 16-9 lead after one quarter and led 28-19 at halftime.  But, Genoa outscored the Wildcats, 16-10, in the third quarter to cut the deficit to three points before Woodmore won the final quarter and the game.  The Wildcats were 8-for-8 in the fourth quarter from the line and 11-of-12 at the charity stripe for the game.  Genoa struggled at the line converting only 10-of-23.  Woodmore had 19 field goals to 14 of the Comets.  Eight Wildcats scored in the game led by 13 points from junior Katie Brugger while freshman Ava Beam added 10 points.  Junior Varsity - at Woodmore 31, Genoa 23.  The Wildcats outscored the Comets, 13-2, in the fourth quarter to earn the win.  Genoa led 21-18 heading to the final stanza.  Freshman Olivia Thatcher led the Wildcats with 12 points.

Woodmore Hosts Oak Harbor

posted Jan 30, 2018, 4:18 PM by Steve Barr   [ updated Jan 30, 2018, 6:11 PM ]

1/30/18 - Varsity - Oak Harbor 51, at Woodmore 35. Woodmore trailed 15-7 after the first quarter and by a 31-17 count at halftime.  Oak Harbor maintained a double-digit cushion for most of the second half as Oak Harbor outscored the Wildcats only 20-18 in the second half.  Woodmore was down 42-27 after three quarters.  Junior Katie Brugger led the Wildcats with 11 points, sophomore Jordan Nighswander added eight points.  Junior Varsity - Oak Harbor 30, at Woodmore 29.  The Wildcats trailed 20-9 at halftime, and were still down seven points heading to the fourth quarter, but clawed back to make it a game in the final quarter before losing.  Freshman Sidney Gillig led the Wildcats with six points while sophomore Syndi Buhrow added five points.  

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