COLUMBUS GROVE — Juniors Tayt Birnesser and Blake Reynolds combined to outscore Lincolnview Friday night in a 70-45 Northwest Conference win.

Birnesser paced the Bulldogs (3-0, 9-0) with a game high 28 points as he hit seven three-pointers in the win. Reynolds was right behind him with 24 points and Gabe Clement added 10 points to the Grove win.

Columbus Grove jumped out to a 14-7 first quarter lead and were up 33-15 at halftime after a 19-8 second quarter scoring run. Both teams scored 22 points in the third quarter before the Bulldogs finished the game with a 15-8 fourth quarter scoring run.

Collin Overholt had 15 points for the Lancers (1-1, 5-5).

Kalida 39

Fort Jennings 21

KALIDA — Kalida used a second quarter scoring advantage Friday night on their way to a 39-21 Putnam County League win over Fort Jennings.

The Wildcats had a slim 7-6 after the opening quarter before outscoring the Musketeers 15-4 in the second quarter for a 22-10 halftime lead.

Fort Jennings outscored the Wildcats 6-4 in a low scoring third quarter before Kalida finished the game with a 13-6 fourth quarter scoring margin.

Evan Roebke led Kalida with 12 points and Zach von der Embse finished with 10 points.

Evan Hoersten paced Fort Jennings with seven points and Carson Kazee added six points.