Most county male basketball squads triumph

Several of Clermont County’s varsity boys basketball squads are at or near the forefront of their respective division races of the Southern Buckeye Conference.


The Tigers gnarled Williamsburg in the Wildcats’ lair 88-57. This was a non-division game of the Southern Buckeye Conference.

The visitors were in control throughout 28-7, 46-29, and 67-43.

Louie Schaljo, junior forward-guard, scorched the nets for 34 points and Tyler Bullock, sophomore guard, added 13 for the Red and Gray. For the Blue and White, Elliott Young, sophomore guard, countered with 24 points (including two three-pointers), Matt Richardson, sophomore forward, 13 (three treys), and Jacob Simpson, junior guard, 12.

Deer Park was the Fighting Tigers’ next victim by a 71-42 count in non-conference competition.

The Clermont countians spotted their guests leads of 14-13 and 25-23 after the first two periods and Bethel-Tate really got it going to lead 51-27 after three quarters of action.

Schaljo made 21 points and Bullock and Mike Hill, senior forward, dropped in 13 apiece. Hill made a couple of threes.