Greenville takes on Kettering Alter at Kettering's Trent arena in tournament play. (Dick Brown photo)

Greenville falls to Archbishop Alter

Green Wave drops OHSAA DII tournament game to state ranked and No. 1 seed Alter Knights

KETTERING – The Greenville Green Wave had the task of facing the state ranked No. 1 seed Kettering Archbishop Alter Knights in OHSAA DII boys basketball tournament action.

The Knights took the game 85-36 knocking down an impressive 15 treys on the night, 14 coming in the first 3-quarters.

Alter took the opening period 25-8 and pushed its lead to 55-13 at the break before closing out the night with the win to advance in tournament play.

Five seniors played their final game for the Green and White – No. 0 Alex Baumgardner, No. 1 Million Bryant, No. 4 Hayden Bush, No. #1 Oriol Ribera Garcia and No. 34 Nolan Curtis along with injured seniors, DJ Zimmer and Truman Nicholas.

BOXSCORE

ALTER – G. Geisel 25, R. Chew 24, A. Ruffolo 13, A. Leen 6, G. Leen 6, B. Bakos 5, E. Willits 4, G, Grebcjs 2 – TOTALS 16 8-13 15 85

GREENVILLE – M. Bryant 11, O. Garcia 7, N. Curtis 6, A. Baumgardner 4, J. DeMange 4, H. Bush 2, E. Brenner 2 – TOTALS 11 2-2 4 36

3-POINTERS

Alter 15 (G. Geisel 5, R. Chew 4, A. Ruffolo 3, G. Leen 2, B. Bakos 1)

Greenville 4 (N. Curtis 2), M. Bryant 1, O. Garcia 1)

SCORE by QUARTERS

25-30-21-09 85 Alter

08-05-07-16 36 Greenville

The Green Wave close out 2021-2022 season against state ranked Kettering Archbishop Alter. (Dick Brown photo)
Greenville battles Alter in OHSAA DII tournament action. (Gaylen Blosser photo)
Darke County Now Editor Gaylen Blosser

Gaylen Blosser / Publisher

Gaylen Blosser is a sports enthusiast and has covered high school sports for nearly 20 years in Southwest Ohio. Gaylen has been a media sportswriter while most recently serving as Sports Editor for the local newspaper and will now serve as editor of Darke County Now while continuing to cover athletics. Gaylen is an accomplished photographer who has captured thousands of athletes in action over the years and is the recipient of the OHSAA Friends of Athletes Award and OHSAA Respect the Game State Award. Contact Darke County Now Editor Gaylen Blosser at gblosser@darkecountynow.com or 937-459-9547.

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