BOWLING GREEN -- Paulding opened Thursday night's Division III boys district semifinal against Liberty Center with a 12-0 run and never looked back on the way to a decisive 53-36 victory at the Stroh Center.
Guy Harrder paced the Panthers with a team-high 16 points. Treston Gonzales added 14 points.
Logan Meyer scored 12 points for the Tigers.
Paulding will meet Ottawa-Glandorf in a district final on Saturday (2 p.m.) at the Stroh Center.