A big second half made all the difference as the Columbus boys basketball team handed Randolph its first loss of the season Monday night. The visiting Cardinals took a 58-44 victory over the Rockets, breaking away from a one-point halftime lead with a 35-22 run in the second half. Randolph (17-1), which entered the week ranked third in The Associated Press Division 5 state poll, got 15 points from Peyton Moldenhauer. Drew Jeffery scored 19 points and Jack Nikolay has 17 as the visiting Blue Jays (7-10) picked up a non-conference victory over the Bluejays (5-13). Creek got 18 points from Alex Garza. Craig Ward sank a late 3-pointer and finished with 28 points as the host Cardinals (12-6) defeated the Spartans (12-5), the 10th-ranked team in the Division 3 state poll. Tyler Chadwick had 25 points for Marshall. Luther got 25 points from Joey Immekus. Down five points at halftime, the Vanguards (8-9) scored 44 points in the second half to beat the host Bulldogs (11-6). Heights got 16 points from Devin Brabender, 14 from De’Shawn Barsness and 13 from Cole Cribbs. Derek Lindert led Pardeeville with 27 points. The visiting Eagles (6-13) drew to within 35-31 in the second half, but the ...