COLUMBUS GROVE - Will Vorhees had a big night for Columbus Grove as the Bulldogs topped Allen East 57-43 in Northwest Conference action.

Vorhees had a double-double for the Bulldogs (3-2, 9-5) as he scored 30 points and ripped down 13 rebounds while coming up with a team high three steals. Collin Grothaus had nine points for Grove and four assists, while Brady Shafer had eight points, five rebounds and two steals.



Columbus Grove had a 23-21 halftime lead before outscoring the Mustangs 16-8 in the third quarter. An 18-14 run in the fourth quarter by the Bulldogs sealed the win.



Tanner Richardson had 16 points for the Mustangs and Tyler Friesner had 10 points, which included a pair of three-pointers.



Columbus Grove won the junior varsity game 52-29.



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Allen East 15-41 11-17 43: T. Friesner 10; L. Rex 2; M. Shuey 5; C. Plaugher 7; J. Sherrick 3; T. Richardson 16.



Columbus Grove 23-48 10-19 52: Derek Rieman 5; Collin Grothaus 9; Brady Shafer 8; Will Vorhees 30; Blake Hoffman 0; Dakota Vogt 1; Jace Darbyshire 4.



Allen East 12 9 8 14 - 43



Columbus Grove 15 8 16 18 - 57



Junior Varsity: Columbus Grove 52-29.



Three-point goals: Columbus Grove 1 (Shafer 1); Allen East 2 (Friesner 2).



Rebounds: Columbus Grove 30 (Vorhees 13); Allen East 16.



Turnovers: Columbus Grove 12, Allen East 11.