Girls basketball roundup: L-B heats up in second half, beats Lima Senior

Liberty-Benton’s Savanah Richards did it all, scoring 26 points with six steals and six assists to power the unbeaten Eagles to a 64-42 nonconference girls basketball win over Lima Senior on Saturday.
Liberty-Benton led just 25-23 at halftime before breaking the game open with a 16-6 edge in the third quarter and a 23-13 margin in the fourth.
Alexa Lenhart popped in 11 points and Caitlin Elseser added nine points and 10 rebounds for the Eagles (5-0).
Destiny McDonald netted 12 points for the Spartans (1-4).

LIMA SENIOR (1-4)
Sigman 3-1–8, Washington 3-0–6, McDonald 4-3–12, Bean 1-0–2, Cowan 4-0–8, Miller 3-0–6. TOTALS: 18-60 4-10–42.
LIBERTY-BENTON (5-0)
Aschemeier 1-0–2, Kin 1-0–2, Richards 7-11–26, Elseser 4-1–9, Rhodes 3-1–8, Reynolds 2-0–6, Lenhart 4-3–11. TOTALS: 22-70 16-26–64.
Lima Senior 10 13 6 13 — 42
Liberty-Benton 14 11 16 23 — 64
3-Point GOALS: Liberty-Benton 4-11 (Reynolds 2, Richards & Rhodes 1); Lima Senior 2-13 (Sigman & McDonald 1).
rebounds: Liberty-Benton 37 (Elseser 10); Lima Senior 25.
turnovers: Lima Senior 19, Liberty-Benton 10.
junior varsity: Lima Senior, 44-39.

WAYNESFIELD-GOSHEN 50
CORY-RAWSON 42
RAWSON — Zoe Chisholm connected for a game-high 16 points, along with five assists and four blocks, but Cory-Rawson dropped a 50-42 nonconference girls basketball game to Waynesfield-Goshen on Saturday.
Hayley Waltz added seven steals and Sarah Curth grabbed nine rebounds for the Hornets (2-6).
Cassidy Craig led Waynesfield-Goshen (1-4) with 13 points. Megan Barden and Aubrey Beiderman added 12 and 11 points, respectively.

WAYNESFIELD-GOSHEN (1-4)
Durham 1-0-2, Barden 5-2–12, Lowe 0-2–2, Craig 5-3–13, Barrington 2-4–8, Elliott 0-2–2, Biederman 5-1–11. TOTALS: 18 14-23–50.
CORY-RAWSON (2-6)
Waltz 2-0–4, Green 1-1–3, Roth 2-0–6, Chisholm 4-5–16, Curth 3-2–8, Roebke 2-1–5. TOTALS: 13-57 9-16–42.
Waynesfield-Goshen 18 10 12 10 — 50
Cory-Rawson 9 15 6 12 — 42
3-Point GOALS: Cory-Rawson 5-14 (Chisholm 3, Roth 2); Waynesfield-Goshen 0.
rebounds: Cory-Rawson 27 (Curth 9).
turnovers: Cory-Rawson 23.
junior varsity: Cory-Rawson, 29-22.

OTTOVILLE 69
BLUFFTON 36
BLUFFTON — Four Ottoville players scored in double figures and the Big Green used a strong second quarter to roll past Bluffton 69-36 for a nonleague girls basketball win Saturday.
C.J. Kemper’s 12 points led Ottoville (5-0), while Bridget Landin (11 points), Abi Hilvers (11) and Kasey Knippen (10) also scored in double digits. Ottoville used a 21-4 second quarter advantage to take a 37-13 halftime lead.
Alivia Koenig had 13 points and Averey Rumer added 10 for the Pirates (4-2).

OTTOVILLE (5-0)
Kemper 6-0–12, B. Landin 4-3–11, Hilvers 4-0–11, Knippen 4-1–10, Hoersten 2-3–8, Geise 1-2–4, Hanneman 1-2–4, E. Landin 1-2–4, Schlagbaum 1-0–3, Thomas 1-0–2. TOTALS: 25 13-17 — 69.
BLUFFTON (4-2)
Koenig 3-4–13, Rumer 4-1–10, Schaadt 4-0–8, B. Garmatter 1-0–3, Eachus 1-0–2. TOTALS: 13 5-6 — 36.
Ottoville 16 21 18 14 — 69
Bluffton 9 4 10 13 — 36
3-Point GOALS: Ottoville 6 (Hilvers 3, Hoersten, Schlagbaum & Knippen 1); Bluffton 5 (Koenig 3, B. Garmatter & Rumer 1).

MILLER CITY 47
PANDORA-GILBOA 26
PANDORA — Natalie Koenig recorded a double-double of 10 points and 11 rebounds, and Allison Ruhe scored 11 points as the pair led Miller City over Pandora-Gilboa 47-26 in the Putnam County League girls basketball opener for both teams Saturday.
Miller City (2-4) led 17-4 after the first quarter and 40-20 after three.
Kayla Ferguson scored a game-high 19 points for P-G (0-4) and added nine rebounds and three steals.

MILLER CITY (2-4, 1-0 PCL)
Ruhe 4-0–11, Koenig 5-0–10, Berner 3-2–8, Hoffman 2-1–6, A. Kuhlman 2-0–5, K. Kuhlman 1-2–4, Niese 1-0–2, Lammers 0-1–1. TOTALS: 18-58 6-10 — 47.
PANDORA-GILBOA (0-4, 0-1 PCL)
Ferguson 7-5–19, McCoy 1-0–2, Kinsinger 1-0–2, Neuenschwander 1-0–2, Fenstermaker 0-1–1. TOTALS: 10-40 6-11 — 26.
Miller City 17 9 14 7 — 47
Pandora-Gilboa 4 11 5 6 — 26
3-Point GOALS: Miller City 5-16 (Ruhe 3, A. Kuhlman & Hoffman 1); Pandora-Gilboa 0-4.
rebounds: Miller City 28 (Koenig 11); Pandora-Gilboa 26 (Ferguson 9).
turnovers: Miller City 15, Pandora-Gilboa 25.
junior varsity: Miller City, 25-20.

LIMA SHAWNEE 43
FORT JENNINGS 41
LIMA — Fort Jennings outscored Lima Shawnee 13-9 in the fourth quarter, but the Musketeers’ comeback fell short in a 43-41 nonleague girls basketball loss on Saturday.
Eliyana Floyd scored a game-high 18 points for unbeaten Lima Shawnee (5-0), while Trinity Gearing chipped in 12.
Kristen Luersman scored nine of her team-high 13 points in the fourth quarter for Fort Jennings (1-4).

FORT JENNINGS (1-4)
Luersman 6-1–13, L. Wisner 4-0–8, Kneale 3-0–6, Ricker 2-0–5, A. Wisner 1-1–4, Neidert 0-2–2, Wieging 1-0–2, Krietemeyer 0-1–1. TOTALS: 17 5-7 — 41.
LIMA SHAWNEE (5-0)
Floyd 6-3–18, Gearing 6-0–12, Stahler 3-0–6, Austin 2-1–5, Wright 1-0–2. TOTALS: 18 4-9 — 43.
Fort Jennings 8 12 8 13 — 41
Lima Shawnee 17 2 15 9 — 43
3-Point GOALS: Fort Jennings 2 (A. Wisner & Ricker 1); Lima Shawnee 3 (Floyd 3).
junior varsity: Lima Shawnee, 38-29.

UPPER SCIOTO VALLEY 47
MCCOMB 36
MCCOMB — Upper Scioto Valley overcame a poor shooting night by making 21 of 31 attempts at the foul line to defeat McComb 47-36 in a nonleague girls basketball contest Saturday.
Kayce Carroll had 25 points to lead the Rams, who shot just 22 percent (11 of 49) from the field.
The Panthers also struggled shooting the ball, missing all 16 of their 3-point attempts and making only 10 of 24 attempts at the foul line.
Mallorie Schroeder led McComb with 10 points and three steals while Olivia Miehls had nine points and seven rebounds.

UPPER SCIOTO VALLEy
Holbrook 2-6–10, Carroll 5-12–25, Hunsicker 3-1–8, Sanders 1-2–4. TOTALS: 11-49 21-31–47.
MCCOMB (1-4)
Hemminger 2-3–7, H. Schroeder 1-1–3, Herr 2-2–6, Duran 0-1–1, Miehls 3-3–9, M. Schroeder 5-0″”10. TOTALS: 13-66 10-24–36.
Upper Scioto Valley 7 5 19 16 — 47
McComb 10 6 10 10 — 36
3-Point GOALS: Upper Scioto Valley 4-19 (Carroll 3, Hunsicker 1); McComb 0-16.
rebounds: Upper Scioto Valley 36 (Hunsicker 11); McComb 38 (Herr 8).
turnovers: Upper Scioto Valley 15, McComb 12.
junior varsity: McComb, 19-10.

FOSTORIA 67
BOWLING GREEN 44
FOSTORIA — Meredith Grine pumped in a career-high 26 points and added four steals as Fostoria broke into the victory column for the first time this season with a 67-44 nonconference whipping of Bowling Green.
The Redmen (1-5) took control of the game by outscoring the Bobcats 22-7 in the second quarter and taking a 39-22 advantage into halftime.
Tyriana Settles added a double-double of 17 points and 10 rebounds for Fostoria, which also got eight points apiece from J’Breonn Jones and Rubi Dessausure.
Jessica Johnson made three 3-pointers and finished with 18 points for Bowling Green (1-4).

Bowling Green 15 7 8 14 — 44
Fostoria 17 22 14 14 — 67

NEW RIEGEL 61
OLD FORT 52
NEW RIEGEL — Brianna Gillig scored 22 of her game-high 32 points in the first two quarters and New Riegel went on to bounce Old Fort 61-52 on Saturday in a Sandusky Bay Conference River Division girls basketball game.
The Blue Jackets took a 34-21 lead into halftime on their way to shooting 57.5 percent (23 of 40) from the floor and raising their record to 3-2 overall and 2-0 in River Division play.
Gillig added nine rebounds and Kaitlyn Kirian added 12 points for New Riegel. Brooklyn Gillig collected nine points, five assists and four steals.
Ashlyn Magers tallied 10 points and Whitney Bilger tossed in nine for the Stockaders, who fell to 0-4 overall in their division opener. Maddi Spencer pulled down six rebounds for Old Fort.

old fort (52)
Guth 1-0–3, Magers 5-0–10, Clouse 2-1–7, Spencer 3-1–7, W. Bilger 2-3–9, H. Bilger 1-1–4, Miller 2-0–4, Hossler 3-2–8. TOTALS: 20-48 7-11 — 52.
new riegel (61)
Coleman 3-0–6, Bro. Gillig 4-1–9, Bri. Gillig 13-4–32, Bouillon 0-2–2, Kirian 3-6–12, Lininger 0-0–0. TOTALS: 23-40 13-23 — 61.
Old Fort 8 13 14 17 — 61
New Riegel 21 13 16 11 — 52
3-Point GOALS: Old Fort 5-16 (W. Bilger 2, Guth, Clouse & H. Bilger 1); New Riegel 2-5 (Bri. Gillig 2).
rebounds: Old Fort 16 (Spencer 6); New Riegel 18.
turnovers: Old Fort 12, New Riegel 12..
junior varsity: Old Fort, 40-13.

VANLUE 43
MAUMEE VALLEY CD 24
VANLUE — Vanlue’s girls held Maumee Valley Country Day to just five field goals and doubled its rebounding total in a 43-24 rout in nonleague girls basketball action on Saturday.
Amanda Clymer paced the Wildcats with a 20-point, 15-rebound double-double and led Vanlue (5-2) with three assists.
Bethany Smith canned three 3-pointers and scored 11 points, while Audrey Phillips scored four points with nine rebounds and two steals.
Maumee Valley Country Day hit just 5 of 45 shots from the field, including 0 of 10 from 3-point territory, but added 14 free throws on 24 attempts. Emma Daugherty led the Hawks with 14 points and six rebounds.
maumee valley country day (3-1)
Daugherty 3-8–14, Peek 2-4–8, Francisco 0-2–2. TOTALS: 5-45 14-24 — 24.
vanlue (5-2)
Clymer 9-2–20, Smith 3-2–11, Biller 2-2–6, Phillips 1-2–4, Yeater 1-0–2. TOTALS: 16-49 8-13 — 43.
Maumee Valley CD 3 6 9 6 — 24
Vanlue 15 10 12 6 — 43
3-Point GOALS: Maumee Valley Country Day 0-10; Vanlue 3-11 (Smith 3).
rebounds: Maumee Valley Country Day 17 (Daugherty 6); Vanlue 40 (Clymer 15).
turnovers: Maumee Valley Country Day 15, Vanlue 15.
junior varsity: Maumee Valley Country Day, 14-11.

LAKOTA 48
TIFFIN CALVERT 30
TIFFIN — Tiffin Calvert’s Hannah Burns scored a game-high 14 points on Saturday, but Lakota used a balanced approach and strong defense in a 48-30 Sandusky Bay Conference River Division win over the Senecas.
Ten players scored for the Raiders (2-2, 1-1), led by Aliza Dauterman’s eight points. Mackenzie Feathers and Kaitlyn Mogle each scored seven points, while Brooke Shank and Samantha Wallace chipped in five each.
Shelby Hemminger added seven points for Calvert (1-3, 0-2 SBC River).
LAKOTA (2-2, 1-1 sbc rIVER)
Dauterman 3-2–8, Feathers 3-1–7, Mogle 2-2–7, Shank 2-1–5, Wallace 2-0–5, Gabel 2-0–4, King 2-0–4, Klotz 1-0–3, Palos 1-0–3, Biddle 1-0–2. TOTALS: 19 6-9 — 48.
TIFFIN CALVERT (1-3, 0-2 SBC RIVER)
Burns 6-2–14, Hemminger 2-2–7, Johnson 1-1–4, Coleman 1-0–3, Prince 1-0–2. TOTALS: 11 5-16 — 30.
Lakota 17 14 11 6 — 48
Tiffin Calvert 7 9 5 9 — 30
3-Point GOALS: Lakota 4 (Klotz, Mogle, Wallace & Palos 1); Tiffin Calvert 3 (Coleman, Johnson & Hemminger 1).



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