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Prep basketball: Carey girls clinch at least share of final MAL title

CAREY — Four Carey scorers reached double figures Monday night, led by Hannah Draper’s 18 points, as the Blue Devils clinched a share of the last Midland Athletic League title by dismantling Hopewell-Loudon 72-44.
Carey, which improved to 18-2 overall and 9-0 in the MAL, built a 44-16 halftime lead and shot 44.4 percent (8 of 18) from 3-point range. The Blue Devils, currently one game up in the league standings over 8-1 New Riegel, can win the outright MAL title with a win Thursday over Fremont St. Joseph
Sydney Wentling nailed four 3-pointers to finish with 16 points and six assists, Shelby Kin added 12 points and six rebounds and Logan Johnson tallied 10 points and three steals for the Blue Devils.
Aleta Daniel and Sicily Leiter each dropped in 13 points to lead the Chieftains (11-9, 4-5).

HOPEWELL-LOUDON (11-9, 4-5 MAL)
Feindel 1-0–2, Daniel 4-3–13, Leiter 5-2–13, Park 1-0–2, Arbogast 3-0–6, Brickner 4-0–8. TOTALS: 18 5-13 — 44.
CAREY (18-2, 9-0 MAL)
Kin 6-0–12, Bosh 1-0–2, S. Wentling 5-2–16, M. Wentling 0-0–0, Worst 0-0–0, Hall 0-0–0, Hoepf 2-0–4, Rymer 1-2–4, Johnson 5-0–10, G. Wentling 3-0–6, Draper 7-0–18. TOTALS: 30 4-6 — 72.
Hopewell-Loudon 10 6 14 14 — 44
Carey 19 25 17 11 — 72
3-Point GOALS: Hopewell-Loudon 3-9 (Daniel 2, Leiter); Carey 8-18 (S. Wentling & Draper 4).
turnovers: Hopewell-Loudon 20; Carey 11.
junior varsity: Carey, 40-24.
LIMA SENIOR 72
FINDLAY 34
LIMA — Lima Senior’s Rion Thompson scored 24 of her 26 points in the second and third quarters to power the Spartans to a 72-34 romp over Findlay in Three Rivers Athletic Conference girls basketball action on Monday.
Thompson, a sophomore wing, scored 14 points in the second quarter when Lima Senior, which averages 77.1 points a game, blitzed Findlay 26-12 to open a 39-16 halftime lead.
Indiya Benjamin, who has signed a national letter of intent to play Division I ball for Binghamton University, scored 20 points and handed out seven assists. Essence Cowan added 12 points as Lima Senior, 17-3 overall, remained solidly in second place (9-3) in the TRAC standings.
Sara Smarkel scored seven points and Jenny Vielhaber, a perfect 4 of 4 from the line, added six for Findlay (2-19, 2-11 TRAC). Sarah Wintrow had a team-high six rebounds with Smarkel and Zoe Swisher sharing the team lead with three asists each.

FINDLAY (2-19, 2-11 trac)
Swisher 1-2–4, Blatnik 1-0–2, Bendt 1-0–2, E. Miller 1-0–2, Smarkel 2-2–7, Hardesty 2-0–4, Thomas 2-0–5, Vielhaber 1-4–6, Johnson 1-0–2. TOTALS: 12-51 8-8–34.
lima senior (17-3, 9-3 TRAC)
Benjamin 8-2–20, Cowan 4-2–12, Thompson 12-0–26, Haynes 2-0–4, Ward 1-2–4, Johnson 2-0–4, Wilson 1-0–2. TOTALS: 30-72 6-8–72.
Findlay 4 12 10 8 — 34
Lima Senior 13 26 16 17 — 72
3-Point GOALS: Findlay 2-14 (Smarkel, Thomas); Lima Senior 6-29 (Benjamin 2, Cowan 2, Thompson 2).
rebounds: Findlay 32 (S. Wintrow 6); Lima Senior 50 (Benjamin 9).
junior varsity: Findlay, 51-34.
LAKE 48
FOSTORIA 44
MILLBURY — Catie Phalen dropped in 15 points and Lake rallied from an early deficit to defeat Fostoria 48-44 in Northern Buckeye Conference competition Monday night.
The Flyers (10-10, 7-6 NBC) fell behind 16-6 after one quarter, but fought back to tie it at 27-27 heading into halftime.
Lake shot 50 percent (17 of 34) from the field, while Fostoria made 34.7 percent (17 of 49) of its attempts from the floor.
Jada Hampton’s 18 points led all scorers, while Erica Moore added 10 points and four assists and Olivia Valenti grabbed five rebounds to go with three steals for the Redmen (1-18, 0-12).

FOSTORIA (1-18, 0-12 NBC)
Moore 4-0–10, Fretz 0-0–0, Hampton 7-2–18, Williams 3-0–7, Smith 0-1–1, Valenti 3-0–7, Velazquez 0-1–1, Pederson 0-0–0. TOTALS: 17-34 4-9 — 44.
LAKE (10-10, 7-6 NBC)
Taylor 1-1–3, Swartz 1-1–4, Dabney 3-0–6, Phalen 6-0–15, Hansen 2-2–6, Henneman 1-2–4, Woodruff 1-0–2, Ozur 0-3–3, Huston 2-0–5. TOTALS: .
Fostoria 16 11 6 11 — 44
Lake 6 21 9 12 — 48
3-Point GOALS: Fostoria 6-14 (Moore & Hampton 2, Williams & Valenti); Lake 5-17 (Phalen 3, Swartz & Huston).
rebounds: Fostoria 20 (Valenti 5); Lake 25 (Henneman 7).
turnovers: Fostoria 15; Lake 17.
DELPHOS JEFFERSON 59
FORT JENNINGS 47
DELPHOS — Rileigh Stockwell’s 28 points and a 27-10 fourth-quarter advantage propelled Delphos Jefferson to a 59-47 nonleague win against Fort Jennings Monday night.
Jefferson (9-10) led 23-20 at halftime, but Fort Jennings rallied in the third period to grab a 37-32 lead entering the final quarter.
The Wildcats held a significant edge at the free-throw line, hitting 15 of 28 (53.6 percent) attempts, while the Musketeers were just 3 of 6 (50 percent) at the line.
Katie Goergens added 15 points for Jefferson.
Cassie Lindeman and Gabby Clippinger each tallied 15 points for Fort Jennings (2-19).

FORT JENNINGS (2-19)
Kehres 4-1–9, Lindeman 6-1–15, Calvelage 3-0–6, Clippinger 5-1–15, Osting 1-0–2. TOTALS: 19 3-6 — 47.
DELPHOS JEFFERSON (9-10)
Culp 1-0–2, Goergens 5-3–15, Stockwell 10-8–28, Sensibaugh 1-0–2, Pimpas 2-2–6, McDougal 2-2–4. TOTALS: 21 15-28 — 57.
Fort Jennings 16 5 17 10 — 47
Delphos Jefferson 11 12 9 27 — 59
3-Point GOALS: Fort Jennings 6 (Clippinger 4, Lindeman 2); Delphos Jefferson 2 (Goergens 2).
junior varsity: Delphos Jefferson, 42-29.
NORTH BALTIMORE 55
MVCD 18
TOLEDO — North Baltimore jumped out to a 21-7 halftime advantage en route to an easy 55-18 nonconference win against Maumee Valley Country Day Monday night.
The Tigers (8-13) shot 35.9 percent (23 of 64) from the field and committed 27 turnovers, but outrebounded the Hawks 34-28 and forced 41 turnovers of their own.
Kiah Powell turned in a double-double of 10 points and 11 rebounds, Mackenzie Stewart added 10 points and four steals, Oliva Frost netted 10 points and Lacey Trumbull contributed four steals and three assists for North Baltimore.
Kennedie Jackson finished with nine points to lead MVCD (2-17).

NORTH BALTIMORE (8-13)
Davis 3-0–6, Stewart 3-4–10, Schloemp 2-0″”4, Fleckner 0-2–2, Trumbull 3-0–6, Powell 4-2–10, Rister 0-0–0, Frost 5-0–10, Boyer 3-2–7. TOTALS: 23-64 9-15 — 55.
MAUMEE VALLEY COUNTRY DAY (2-17)
Martin 2-0–5, Banoub 0-1–1, Lonsway 1-0–2, Jackson 4-1–9, Taylor 0-1–1. TOTALS: 7-37 3-7 — 18.
North Baltimore 8 13 11 23 — 55
MVCD 2 5 10 1 — 18
3-Point GOALS: North Baltimore 0-9; MVCD 1-7 (Martin).
rebounds: North Baltimore 34 (Powell 11); MVCD 28.
turnovers: North Baltimore 27; MVCD 41.
PAULDING 66
MILLER CITY 52
PAULDING — Paulding trailed by a point at the half but dominated the final 16 minutes of play in beating Miller City 66-52 in a nonleague girls basketball matchup on Monday.
Abby Pease scored 23 points, Brooke Combs had 14 and Suzanne Reinhart added 13 as Paulding’s big three accounted for 50 of the Panthers 66 total points. Paulding (7-12) outbounded Miller City 37-27 and outscored the Wildcats 40-25 in the second half.
Miller City’s young team fell to 1-18, but was led by three sophomores. Emily Altman was 3-for-3 on 3-pointers and led the Wildcats with 14 points. Liz Klear and Jenelle Kuhlman added 10 points each.
MILLER CITY (1-18)
Klear 3-4–10, Schroeder 0-0–0, Altman 5-1–14, Kuhlman 4-2–10, Lammers 3-1–7, Warnimont 0-0–0, Welty 3-0–6, Berger 2-1–5. TOTALS: 20-59 9-22–52.
PAULDING (7-12)
Varner 2-1–5, McCullough 2-0–5, Combs 4-5–14, Vogel 3-0–6, Pease 7-9–23, Reinhart 2-7–13. TOTALS: 20-42 22-31–66.
Miller City 12 15 14 11 — 52
Paulding 14 12 21 19 — 66
3-Point GOALS: Miller City 3-15 (Altman 3); Paulding 4-14 (McCullough, Combs, Reinhart 2).
rebounds: Miller City 27; Paulding 37 (Pease 11, Vogel 8).
rebounds: Miller City 21, Paulding 18.
junior varsity: Miller City, 9-33.
UPPER SANDUSKY 62
TIFFIN COLUMBIAN 53
UPPER SANDUSKY — Tiffin Clumbian’s Valesha Province poured in 40 points Mionday, but Upper Sandusaky’s depth made the difference in the Rams’ 62-53 nonleague win over the Tornados.
Taylor Graboski scored 18 points, Sierra Carey 15 and Jenna Holly 10 as Upper Sandusky topped Province’s 40 poonts with 43 of their own. Graboski completed a double-double by grabbing 12 rebounds and Emma Smith handed out six assists as the Rams improved to 11-9.

TIFFIN COLUMBIaN (2-16)
Individual scoring not provided.
UPPER SANDUSKY (11-9)
Holly 3-4–10, Calvin 2-0–4, Smith 1-2–4, Johnson 2-2–6, Carey 4-3–15, Cox 0-0–0, Stover 2-1–5, Graboski 9-0–18. TOTALS: 23-54 15-23–62.
Tiffin Columbian 6 16 12 19 — 53
Upper Sandusky 19 8 21 14 — 62
3-Point GOALS: Upper Sandusky 1-2 (Carey).
REBOUNDS: Tiffin Columbian 14 (Schwartz 3); Upper Sandusky 39 (Graboski 12).
TURNOVERS: Tiffin Columbian 18, Upper Sandusky 22.
JUNIOR VARSITY: Tiffin Columbian, 33-26.
Boys Basketball
ARLINGTON 50
ADA 45
ADA — Arlington’s 21-6 third-quarter surge proved to be the difference as the Red Devils improved to 15-2 with a 50-45 nonconference victory against Ada Monday night.
Ada held a 22-17 lead at halftime, but trailed 38-28 entering the fourth quarter after Arlington’s run.
Michael Blunk led all scorers with 18 points, Andrew Hunter dropped in 15 and Jordan Freed added 10 for the Red Devils.
Austin Dumbaugh finished with 13 points, while Blake Willeke and Levi Bass each contributed 10 points for Ada (5-12).

ARLINGTON (15-2)
McDowell 1-0–3, Hunter 5-3–15, Freed 4-1–10, Starr 1-0–2, Glick 0-2–2, Blunk 7-4–18. TOTALS: 18 10 — 50.
ADA (5-12)
Sautter 1-0–2, Willeke 5-0–10, Bass 3-4–10, McBride 2-2–7, Lehsten 0-1–1, Dumbaugh 5-2–13, Archer 1-0–2. TOTALS: 17 9 — 45.
Arlington 14 3 21 12 — 50
Ada 14 8 6 17 — 45
3-Point GOALS: Arlington 4 (Hunter 2, McDowell & Freed); Ada 2 (McBride & Dumbaugh).
junior varsity: Arlington, 34-24.
VAN BUREN 71
NEW RIEGEL 57
VAN BUREN — Sawyer Junge led three Van Buren scorers in double figures with 26 points and the Black Knights increased their lead each quarter en route to a 71-57 win against New Riegel in nonconference action Monday night.
Van Buren (11-7) shot 48.1 percent (25 of 52) from the field and 57.6 percent (19 of 33) from the foul line. New Riegel won the battle on the glass 33-28, but turned the ball over 19 times.
Braxton Fasone netted 14 points, Daniel Roberts contributed 10 points and five assists and Marcus Brand notched seven rebounds and three steals for the Black Knights.
The Blue Jackets (7-10) were led by Jake Dryfuse’s 11 points, while Michael Kirian snatched seven boards and Tim Ink handed out four assists.

NEW RIEGEL (7-10)
Lescallett 2-0–4, Mathias 4-0–9, Hughes 1-6–8, Cassidy 2-1–5, Ink 1-1–3, Dryfuse 5-0–11, Acree 2-3–7, Kirian 3-1–7, Arbogast 1-1–3. TOTALS: 21-43 13-21 — 57.
VAN BUREN (11-7)
Fasone 6-2–14, Endicott 3-0–6, Jacobs 1-0–2, Junge 7-10–26, Brand 3-3–9, Roberts 3-4–10, Williams 2-0–4. TOTALS: 25-52 19-33 — 71.
New Riegel 15 13 13 16 — 57
Van Buren 16 20 16 19 — 71
3-Point GOALS: New Riegel 2-9 (Mathias & Dryfuse); Van Buren 2-7 (Junge 2).
rebounds: New Riegel 33 (Kirian 7); Van Buren 28 (Brand 7).
turnovers: New Riegel 19; Van Buren 11.
junior varsity: New Riegel, 36-28.

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