Girls basketball roundup: Ferguson leads Rockets past Hardin Northern

DOLA — Kayla Ferguson notched a game-high 18 points and Pandora-Gilboa outlasted Hardin Northern 33-28 in a nonconference tilt Tuesday.
Neither team shot the ball very well, with the Rockets (2-6) hitting on 8 of 34 attempts (23.5 percent) from the field and Hardin Northern (1-10) connecting on 19.6 percent (11 of 56) of its tries from the field. The two teams also had a hard time holding onto the ball, combining for 51 turnovers. Pandora-Gilboa committed 26 turnovers and the host Polar Bears had 25.
Ferguson also grabbed nine rebounds. Maddie Grappy led Hardin Northern with 14 points and seven rebounds.

PANDORA-GILBOA (2-6)
Ferguson 5-8–18, McCoy 0-4–4, Fenstermaker 1-1–2, Kinsinger 1-0–2, Luttfring 0-2–2, Neuenschwander 1-0–3. TOTALS: 8-33 15-23 — 33.
HARDIN-NORTHERN (1-10)
Cook 1-0–2, Stewart-Evans 2-0–4, Bejarano 4-0–8, Grappy 4-5–14. TOTALS: 11-56 5-11 — 28.
Pandora-Gilboa 11 5 8 9 — 33
Hardin Northern 9 4 7 8 — 28
3-Point GOALS: Pandora-Gilboa 2-11 (Fenstermaker & Neuenschwander 1); Hardin Northern 1-4 (Grappy 1).
rebounds: Pandora-Gilboa 25; Hardin Northern 26.
turnovers: Pandora-Gilboa 26; Hardin Northern 25.
junior varsity: Pandora-Gilboa, 43-14.

HOPEWELL-LOUDON 64
MOHAWK 18
BASCOM — MaKayla Elmore notched yet another double-double and Jacque Burns scored an efficient 18 points as Hopewell-Loudon trounced Mohawk 64-18 in Tuesday’s girls basketball game.
Elmore posted a game-high 21 points and snagged 11 rebounds to lead the Chieftains (10-1). Burns’ 18 points came on 8 of 11 (72.7 percent) shooting.
Anna Stillberger and Marah Gillig led Mohawk (2-8) with four points apiece.
mohawk (2-8)
Stillberger 2-0–4, Gillig 2-0–4, Harper 1-0–3, Pennington 1-0–3, Margraf 1-0–2, Morehart 1-0–2. TOTALS: 8-43 0-3 — 18.
hopewell-loudon (10-1)
Elmore 7-6–21, Burns 8-2–18, Pace 5-0–10, Coppus 2-0–5, Siebenaller 1-1–4, Zender 1-0–2, Breidenbach 1-0–2, Krupp 0-2–2. TOTALS: 25-58 11-16 — 64.
Mohawk 6 3 4 5 — 18
Hopewell-Loudon 18 13 15 18 — 64
3-Point GOALS: Mohawk 2-13 (Harper & Pennington 1); Hopewell-Loudon 3-8 (Elmore, Coppus & Siebenaller 1).
rebounds: Mohawk 29 (Margraf 6); Hopewell-Loudon 34 (Elmore 11).
turnovers: Mohawk 12, Hopewell-Loudon 14.

BUCKEYE CENTRAL 70
RIVERDALE 36
NEW WASHINGTON — Buckeye Central’s Jenna Karl and Courtney Pifher combined for 49 points on Tuesday in leading the Buckettes to a 70-36 romp over Riverdale in a nonleague girls basketball matchup.
Karl scored 25 points for the Buckettes (9-1). Pifher had 24 points and Lexi Evak chipped in 10.
Lexie Wright led Riverdale (6-6) with 17 points, 11 rebounds and five steals, all team highs. Ice cold from the field (15-47) and the foul line (5-18), Riverdale was outscored 32-16 in the second half.

RIVERDALE (6-6)
Hughes 0-1–1, Wright 8-1–17, Rodriguez 1-0–2, Frey 2-1–6, Rothlisberger 1-1–3, VandenBosch 3-0–6, Searfoss 0-1–1. TOTALS: 15-47 5-18–36.
BUCKEYE CENTRAL (9-1)
Karl 7-7–25, Ratliff 1-0–2, Lutz 1-0–2, Stump 2-0–4, Pifher 10-2–24, Brown 1-0–2, Evak 3-4–10, Heydinger 0-1–1. TOTALS: 25-48 14-18–70.
Riverdale 8 12 8 8 — 36
Buckeye Central 17 21 16 16 — 70
3-Point GOALS: Riverdale 1-12 (Frey); Buckeye Central 6-14 (Karl 4, Pifher 2).
rebounds: Riverdale 35 (Wright 10); Buckeye Central 39.
turnovers: Riverdale 22, Buckeye Central 22.
junior varsity: Buckeye Central, 31-21.

BLUFFTON 41
KENTON 30
BLUFFTON — Libby Schaadt poured in half of her game-high 20 points in a big second-quarter advantage in leading Bluffton over Kenton 41-30 in Tuesday’s nonleague girls basketball game.
Schaadt scored all 10 of the Pirates’ (8-3) points in the second quarter in what was a pivotal 10-2 advantage. Alivia Koenig added 13 points for Bluffton.
Layne Taylor paced the Wildcats (6-2) with 14 points.
Kenton (6-2)
Taylor 7-0–14, Miller 4-1–11, Bushong 1-0–3, Tudor 1-0–2. TOTALS: 13 1-5 — 30.
Bluffton (8-3)
Schaadt 10-0–20, Koenig 4-2–13, Rumer 2-0–4, White 1-0–2, Eachus 1-0–2. TOTALS: 18 2-14 — 41.
Kenton 11 2 13 4 — 30
Bluffton 12 10 15 4 — 41
3-Point GOALS: Kenton 3 (Miller 2, Bushong 1); Bluffton 3 (Koenig 3).

LAKOTA 45
CORY-RAWSON 21
KANSAS — Lakota, which held Cory-Rawson to just one first-quarter point, outdid itself in the second quarter holding the Hornets off the scoreboard en route to a 45-21 nonleague drubbing in Tuesday’s girls basketball game.
Alexa Gabel’s 10 points paced the Raiders (5-5), who outscored Cory-Rawson 10-1 in the first quarter and 15-0 in the second.
Zoe Chisholm led the Hornets (2-10) with nine points, all coming on three 3-pointers.

Cory-Rawson (2-10)
Chisholm 3-0–9, Roth 1-1–4, Green 1-0–2, McVetta 1-0–2, Vekaryasz 1-0–2, Cascaden 0-2–2. TOTALS: 7 3-8 — 21.
Lakota (5-5)
Gabel 5-0–10, Dauterman 4-1–9, Mogle 3-0–8, Feathers 3-1–7, Shank 3-0–6, Wallace 1-0–2, Palos 1-0–2, King 0-1–1. TOTALS: 20 3-7 — 45.
Cory-Rawson 1 0 4 16 — 21
Lakota 10 15 18 2 — 45
3-Point GOALS: Cory-Rawson 4 (Chisholm 3, Roth 1); Lakota 2 (Mogle 2).
junior varsity: Cory-Rawson, 31-22.

ELMWOOD 70
WOODMORE 46
ELMORE — Elmwood overcame an early nine-point deficit and got a game-high 22 points from Zoe Shank to defeat Woodmore 70-46 on Tuesday night in a Northern Buckeye Conference girls basketball contest.
The Royals trailed 16-7 after one quarter and 24-23 at halftime before outscoring the Wildcats 47-22 in the second half.
Mattison Hillard scored 12 points for NBC-leading Elmwood (8-1, 6-0 NBC).
Brooke Allen recorded 14 points and Carly Rothert had 10 for Woodmore (5-5, 2-3 NBC).

elmwood (8-1, 6-0 nbc)
Troike 3-3–9, Zimmerman 1-0–2, Hannah 4-2–10, Hall 1-0–2, Meyer 1-0–2, Schramko 2-1–5, Hillard 2-7–12, Shank 10-2–22, Pennington 2-0–4, Arnold 1-0–2. TOTALS: 26-49 15-25 — 70.
WOODMORE (5-5, 2-3 NBC)
Lamunyon 2-0–2, Brugger 1-0″”3, Chavez 1-1–3, Freund 2-1″”7, Beam 2-0–4, Rothert 5-0–10, Allen 6-2–14. TOTALS: 19 4 “” 46.
Elmwood 7 16 22 25 — 70
Woodmore 16 8 13 9 — 46
3-Point GOALS: Elmwood 1-7 (Hillard 1); Woodmore 4 (Freund 2, Lamunyon & Brugger 1).
rebounds: Elmwood 28 (Schramko 9).
turnovers: Elmwood 16.
junior varsity: Elmwood, 46-45.



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