News and Notes
Jan. 14 - Varsity - at Fostoria 58, Woodmore 36. Fostoria had a working margin of eight to 10 points most of the game until putting the game away by outscoring the Wildcats, 14-2, in the final quarter. Fostoria led 14-9 after one quarter and 29-20 at halftime. Woodmore outscored the Redskins, 14-13, to trail 42-34 in the third quarter. Woodmore had two trips down the court late in the third quarter to cut the deficit to as little as four points and they did not convert. Fostoria then scored 12 of the first 14 points in the fourth quarter to put the game out of reach. Freshman Brady Thatcher scored 14 points to lead the Wildcats and junior Jack Everett scored nine points. Fostoria had a 24-15 edge in field goals while Woodmore had a 6-5 edge in three-pointers. Woodmore did not attempt a free throw in the game while Fostoria was 5-of-14 at the stripe. JV - at Fostoria 68, Woodmore 34. Fostoria built a 34-21 halftime edge and they led 54-32 after three quarters. Freshman Mitchell Gillig scored 11 points while freshman Brody Ish added nine points. Freshman - at Fostoria 31, Woodmore 24. Fostoria led 17-6 at halftime and 24-12 after three quarters. Freshman Mitchell Gillig led Woodmore with 12 points while freshman Izaiah Wilson added seven points.
Jan. 11 - Varsity - at Port Clinton 61, Woodmore 44. Port Clinton won all but the second quarter and the Wildcats had their highest point total of the season. Port Clinton sprinted out to a 19-6 lead in the first quarter before Woodmore worked their way back to as close as 19-15 in the second quarter. Woodmore trailed 19-12 after one quarter and 28-21 at halftime. Port Clinton scored nine of the first 11 points of the second half to build a 37-23 lead with 4:36 left in the third quarter. Woodmore never got it under 10 the rest of the way. Junior Jack Everett scored 11 points to lead Woodmore while senior Aaron Miller added 10 points and freshman Brady Thatcher scored nine points. Port Clinton had a 22-18 edge in field goals and an 8-4 edge in three-pointers. Woodmore was 4-of-4 at the line, Port Clinton 9-of-13. JV - at Port Clinton 52, Woodmore 25. Port Clinton built a 33-12 halftime edge. Freshman Izaiah Wilson led the Wildcats with seven points while freshman Brody Ish added six points.
Jan. 8 - Varsity - at Rossford 75, Woodmore 36. Rossford scored 14 straight points in the first quarter to build a 19-5 lead with 2:41 left and cruised to the win. Woodmore would trail 33-7 midway through the second quarter as Rossford would lead 45-15 at halftime. Senior Aaron Miller led the Wildcats with 14 points while freshman Brady Thatcher added eight points. Rossford had a 30-14 edge in field goals and a 7-3 edge in three-pointers. Woodmore was 5-of-8 at the line while Rossford was 8-of-12. JV - at Rossford 50, Woodmore 9. Freshman Brody Ish led the Wildcats with six points. Freshman - at Rossford 49, Woodmore 22. Freshman Brody Ish scored 13 points while Izaiah Wilson added six points.
Dec. 17 - Varsity - at Genoa 42, Woodmore 29. The Wildcats got as close as two points with 4:50 left in the game, but could never get even in losing the Northern Buckeye Conference road game. Genoa led 10-9 after one quarter, 16-14 at halftime, and 26-20 after three quarters. In the final stanza, Woodmore scored the first four points to pull within 26-24 with 4:40 remaining. Genoa would then score the next nine points to build a 35-24 edge with 1:44 left to put the game away. Junior Jon Everett led Woodmore with 10 points while senior Aaron Miller added nine points. Genoa had a 15-12 edge in field goals with Woodmore hitting the only three-pointer converted by either team. Woodmore was 4-of-7 at the stripe while Genoa was 12-of-21. JV - at Genoa 57, Woodmore 10. Genoa led 37-7 at halftime. Freshman Izaiah Wilson led Woodmore with four points, freshman Brody Ish added three points. Freshman - at Genoa 29, Woodmore 17. Woodmore led 7-1 after one quarter and 13-11 at halftime, but were outscored, 18-4, in the second half. Freshman Brody Ish led Woodmore with 16 points.
Dec. 14 - Varsity - Oak Harbor 52, at Woodmore 31. Slow offensive first and third quarters were the downfall for the Wildcats in dropping the non-league game. Woodmore was outscored 10-2 in the first quarter and 18-10 in the third quarter. Oak Harbor led 23-11 at halftime and expanded that to 41-21 after three quarters. Senior Aaron Miller scored 12 points to lead Woodmore while freshman Brady Thatcher added six points. Oak Harbor had a 20-13 edge in field goals, and a 7-4 edge in three-pointers. Oak Harbor was 5-of-6 from the line and Woodmore was 1-of-2. JV - Oak Harbor 52, at Woodmore 18. Woodmore trailed 15-1 after one quarter and 24-6 at halftime. Freshman Mitchell Gillig scored six points for Woodmore and junior Albert Lulgjuraj added five points. Freshman - Oak Harbor 34, at Woodmore 19. Woodmore led 7-4 after one quarter, but were outscored, 13-1, in the second quarter and could never recover. Freshman Brody Ish scored six points and freshman Kyle Mangus added five points.
Dec. 13 - Varsity - at Otsego 45, Woodmore 39. A late Woodmore rally got them as close as two points, but they could never draw even in dropping the NBC road game. Otsego led 10-3 after one quarter and extended their advantage to 24-11 at halftime. Woodmore allowed only four points in the third quarter to close the gap to 28-20 heading to the fourth quarter. The two teams traded baskets over the first three minutes of the final quarter as Otsego still held a 32-27 lead with 5:40 remaining. At that point, Otsego scored eight straight points to take a 40-27 lead with 4:05 left. Woodmore would come right back to score nine unanswered points to come within 40-36 with 54.6 seconds left. After Otsego made one free throw, a three-pointer by senior Duane Perkins made it 41-39 with 33.7 seconds left. But, Otsego would can two free throws with 32.1 seconds left and two more with 15.0 seconds left to put the game away. Senior Aaron Miller scored all 10 of his points in the second half to lead Woodmore while freshman Brady Thatcher scored seven points. Perkins and junior Liam McCarthy each had six points. Woodmore had a 14-12 edge in field goals and a 10-5 edge in three-pointers. Otsego was 16-of-18 at the stripe while the Wildcats were 1-of-6. JV - at Otsego 58, Woodmore 15. Otsego led 28-6 at halftime. Junior Preston Sorg scored nine points. Freshman - at Otsego 49, Woodmore 10. Otsego built a 29-2 lead at halftime. Freshman Izaiah Wilson scored eight points.
Dec. 10 - Varsity - Lake 56, at Woodmore 43. Woodmore made it a game for most of the contest, but a late Lake run put the game away. Lake led 14-7 after one quarter and 25-20 at halftime. Lake then scored the first eight points of the third quarter to take a 33-20 lead with 6:09 left in the quarter. Woodmore would respond by scoring the next nine points to cut the deficit to 33-29 with less than three minutes left in the quarter. Lake led 41-35 after three quarters. Woodmore scored the first points of the fourth quarter on a layup from senior Aaron Miller to trail by four points with 6:24 remaining. Lake would then run off the next six points to build a 47-37 advantage with 4:07 left. The two teams took turns trading baskets and after Lake hit a three-pointer with 1:28 left to make it 52-41, the game was never in the balance the rest of the way. Miller led Woodmore with 13 points , nine in the second half, while junior Jon Everett added 10 points, seven in the second half. Lake had a 19-14 edge in field goals, a 10-5 edge in three-pointers. Woodmore was 10-of-14 at the stripe while Lake converted 8-of-11. JV - Lake 56, at Woodmore 16. Woodmore trailed 35-9 at halftime. Freshman Brody Ish led Woodmore with eight points while freshman Mitchell Gillig added four points as did junior Albert Lulgjuaraj. Freshman - Lake 36, at Woodmore 20. Lake won the second quarter, 18-6, to build a 24-9 halftime edge. Freshman Brody Ish led the Wildcats with six points and freshman Izaiah Wilson added five points..
Dec. 8 - Varsity - at Woodmore 41, Northwood 38. Woodmore led the whole game but had to hang on for the victory. The Wildcats led 12-7 after one quarter and 24-18 at halftime. Woodmore led by as many as seven points (29-22) in the third quarter before Northwood pulled within one point at 29-28 and again at 33-32, the score at the end of the third quarter. Woodmore led 35-32 with six minutes left in the game when Northwood tied the scored at 35 on a field goal with 5:30 left. Nobody scored for more than three minutes until Woodmore went up two points at the 2:16 mark on a field goal from freshman Brady Thatcher. Junior Liam McCarthy than canned two free tosses with 27.3 seconds left to give Woodmore a 39-35 lead. Northwood hit a three-pointer with 7.0 seconds left and fouled Woodmore immediately. After the Wildcats missed a free throw, Woodmore got the rebound and junior Jack Everett was fouled. He made both free throws to make it 41-38 with less than a second remaining and a shot from half court by Northwood at the buzzer hit the rim but did not fall. Everett led Woodmore scoring 12 points while Thatcher scored 10 points. Senior Aaron Miller added eight points. Woodmore had a 15-13 edge in field goals and a 5-3 edge in three-pointers. Woodmore was 6-of-9 at the line, Northwood 9-of-12. JV - at Woodmore 31, Northwood 30. Woodmore trailed most of the game before getting late three-pointer from freshman Brody Ish to secure the win. Northwood led 11-4 after one quarter, 19-13 at halftime, and 25-23 after three quarters. Junior Albert Lulgjuraj led the way with eight points while Ish and freshman Mitchell Gillig each contributed seven points. Freshman - Northwood 40, Woodmore 32. Northwood led 27-16 at halftime and 33-22 after three quarters. Freshman Kyle Mangus led Woodmore with 12 points while freshman Brody Ish added 11 points.
Dec. 3 - Varsity - Eastwood 61, at Woodmore 23. The Wildcats trailed 12-5 after one period and 31-11 at halftime. Senior Aaron Miller led Woodmore with seven points, junior Jack Everett had six points, and freshman Brady Thatcher added five points. JV - Eastwood 61, at Woodmore 14. Woodmore trailed 36-5 at halftime. Freshman Mitchell Gillig scored six points and freshman Brody Ish scored five points. Freshman - Eastwood 43, at Woodmore 18. The Wildcats trailed 11-2 after one quarter and 23-12 at halftime and then were outscored 16-3 in the third quarter. Brody Ish led the way with six points while Mitchell Gillig and Kaiden Orcelletto each added four points.
Nov. 24 - Varsity - at Gibsonburg 59, Woodmore 31. The Wildcats managed just eight field goals to 25 for Gibsonburg in the non-league loss to start the season. Gibsonburg scored the first five points of the game and then the two schools played the rest of the quarter even as the Golden Bears led 11-4. The home team put the game away with a 15-4 run in the second quarter to take a 30-10 lead with 1:57 left. Woodmore trailed 32-16 at the break. Gibsonburg started the third quarter on an 11-4 run to build a 43-20 edge with 4:01 left in the quarter. Woodmore trailed 45-24 after three quarters and were outscored, 14-7, in the fourth quarter. Woodmore had three three-pointers among its eight field goals while the Golden Bears hit five three-pointers. Woodmore was 12-of-22 at the stripe, Gibsonburg was 4-of-11. Senior Aaron Miller led the Wildcats with nine points and junior Jon Everett added eight points. JV - at Gibsonburg 57, Woodmore 19. Junior Preston Sorg led Woodmore with nine points as the Wildcats trailed 37-9 at halftime.