The Houston Middle School boys’ basketball teams lost Thursday night at Thayer.
Chris Cichon led the eighth-grade team with eight points in a 42-26 loss. Alex Castleman and Evan Fisher-Koch scored five points apiece.
In the seventh-grade game, Austin Ramsey scored four points in a 41-9 defeat. Korbyn Tune added three points and Xavier Fowler had two.
Both teams are 1-3 in the conference. The seventh grade is 2-4 while the eighth grade is 1-5.
Houston has three games next week: Monday at St. James, Tuesday versus Licking and Thursday at Salem.