Kirk Lehman

 

(5-27-20) Veteran Defiance Boys Basketball Coach Kirk Lehman has decided to retire as a teacher and coach at Defiance after 17 seasons with the Bulldogs. The Defiance City Schools Board of Education approved his resignation submission in a special meeting this evening.

Lehman retired with a 428-258 career record, including his time at Tinora, Rossford and Defiance. He led the Bulldogs to their first boys basketball championship in 2015, plus several Western Buckeye League Championships.

2015 OHSAA State Championship

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Defiance vs Cleveland Central Catholic
03/28/15 4:30 p.m. at Columbus, Ohio (Value City Arena)
At Columbus, Ohio (Value City Arena)
DEFIANCE 49 CLEVELAND CENTRAL CATHOLIC 45 – OT

DEFIANCE (27-2)
Singleton, Katwan 5-12 7-7 18; Singleton, Kameron 7-14 0-1 14; Detter, Wes
2-5 3-4 9; Smiddy, Shay 3-10 0-0 8; Menendez, Michael 0-3 0-0 0; Scott,
Jordan 0-1 0-0 0; Strausbaugh, Noah 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 17-45 10-12 49.

CLEVELAND CENTRAL CATHOLIC (24-5)
Lillard, Antwon 9-13 2-4 24; Beck, Tervell 4-14 4-4 12; McRae, Montel 2-2
1-2 5; Crosby, Desmond 1-5 0-1 3; Hullum, William 0-0 1-3 1; Locklear,
Kameron 0-2 0-0 0; Bybee, Tyler 0-0 0-0 0; Mills, Drevon 0-1 0-1 0. Totals
16-37 8-15 45.

Defiance…………………. 4 8 17 10 10 – 49
Cleveland Central Catholic…. 9 10 12 8 6 – 45

3-point goals–Defiance 5-15 (Smiddy, Shay 2-5; Detter, Wes 2-5; Singleton,
Katwan 1-2; Menendez, Michael 0-2; Scott, Jordan 0-1), Cleveland Central
Catholic 5-13 (Lillard, Antwon 4-8; Crosby, Desmond 1-2; Locklear, Kameron
0-1; Beck, Tervell 0-2). Fouled out–Defiance-Smiddy, Shay, Cleveland
Central Catholic-Mills, Drevon. Rebounds–Defiance 32 (Singleton, Katwan
11), Cleveland Central Catholic 23 (McRae, Montel 8). Assists–Defiance 11
(Singleton, Katwan 4), Cleveland Central Catholic 7 (Crosby, Desmond 4).
Total fouls–Defiance 15, Cleveland Central Catholic 16. Technical
fouls–Defiance-None, Cleveland Central Catholic-Lillard, Antwon. A-9914

2015 Boys Division II State Basketball Semifinal

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Dayton Dunbar vs Defiance
03/27/15 2:00 p.m. at Columbus, Ohio (Value City Arena)
At Columbus, Ohio (Value City Arena)
DEFIANCE 46  DAYTON DUNBAR 45

DAYTON DUNBAR (22-6)
Harris, Amos 8-14 2-3 19; Dawson, Doriane 3-9 0-0 8; Landers, Terrance 3-7
1-2 7; Baker, Devon 3-4 0-0 6; Bryant, Joshua 1-3 0-0 2; Clayborne, Evan 1-1
0-0 2; Jamison, Sh’Mari 0-0 1-2 1; McConnell, Caleb 0-0 0-0 0; Jackson,
Chris 0-2 0-0 0; Beavers, Maurice 0-0 0-0 0; Williams, Robert 0-0 0-0 0;
Thomas, JoQuan 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 19-41 4-7 45.

DEFIANCE (26-2)
Smiddy, Shay 7-15 0-1 18; Singleton, Katwan 7-10 2-2 17; Singleton, Kameron
3-10 0-0 6; Menendez, Michael 1-2 0-0 3; Meyer, Jake 1-2 0-0 2; Strausbaugh,
Noah 0-0 0-0 0; Scott, Jordan 0-2 0-0 0; Detter, Wes 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 19-41
2-3 46.

Dayton Dunbar…………….. 13 11 17 4 – 45
Defiance…………………. 4 16 17 9 – 46

3-point goals–Dayton Dunbar 3-11 (Dawson, Doriane 2-7; Harris, Amos 1-3;
Jackson, Chris 0-1), Defiance 6-11 (Smiddy, Shay 4-7; Singleton, Katwan 1-1;
Menendez, Michael 1-2; Scott, Jordan 0-1). Fouled out–Dayton Dunbar-None,
Defiance-None. Rebounds–Dayton Dunbar 22 (Baker, Devon 4; Bryant, Joshua
4), Defiance 25 (Singleton, Katwan 9). Assists–Dayton Dunbar 8 (Harris,
Amos 5), Defiance 12 (Singleton, Katwan 6). Total fouls–Dayton Dunbar 11,
Defiance 9. Technical fouls–Dayton Dunbar-None, Defiance-None. A-10629