Girls Basketball Roundup: Bluffton still atop NWC standings

BLUFFTON — Averey Rumer and Katie Prater teamed up to score 27 points to power Bluffton to a 45-37 Northwest Conference win over Lincolnview.
With the win, stayed atop the NWC standings at 10-3 overall and 4-0 in the conference. Lincolnview fell to 5-7 and 0-3.
Rumer scored 14 points and Prater tossed in 13. Alivia Koenig added nine points for the Pirates.
Kayla Schimmoeller and Lakin Brant each scored 10 points to lead the Lancers.

BLUFFTON (10-3, 4-0 NWC)
B. Garmatter 0-0–0, White 1-2–5, Prater 5-0–13, Rumer 6-1–14, L. Garmatter 0-0–0, Eachus 0-0–0, Koenig 2-4–9, Schaadt 2-0–4. TOTALS: 16 7-10–45.
LINCOLNVIEW (5-7, 0-3 NWC)
Garman 0-0–0, Carey 1-1–3, Gorman 3-0–6, Welch 0-0–0, Looser 3-0–7, Schimmoeller 5-0–10, Adams 1-0–2, Brant 5-0–10. TOTALS: 18 7–37.
Lincolnview 8 14 2 13 — 37
Bluffton 12 13 9 11 — 45
3-Point GOALS: Bluffton 6 (Prater 3, Koenig, Rumer & White); Lincolnview (Looser).

TOLEDO CENT. CATH. 60
FINDLAY 30
TOLEDO — A total of 13 players scored for Toledo Central Catholic and the Fighting Irish held Findlay to one point in the first quarter and five in the first half of a 60-30 Three Rivers Athletic Conference win Thursday.
Katie Thomas hit three 3-pointers and scored 11 points to lead Findlay (6-8, 3-4 TRAC), which trailed 35-5 at halftime then managed 25 points in the second half.
Maverick Delp scored 12 points and Grace Crawford added 11 to lead Central Catholic (9-2, 6-1).

FINDLAY (6-8, 3-4 TRAC)
Thomas 3-2–11, Puchta 0-1–1, Scherger 0-1–1, Heiman 1-2–4, Haas 3-1–8, Halliday 1-0–3, Laube 1-0–2. TOTALS: 9 7-21–30.
TOLEDO CENTRAL CATH. (9-2, 6-1 TRAC)
G. Crawford 4-0″”11, Beyer 1-0–2, Finfera 2-0–5, Parish-Baker 2-0–4, Ellis 1-4–6, Reinhart 0-2–2, C. Crawford 2-0–6, White 1-1–3, Denko 1-0–2, Moeller 2-0–4, Mendieta 0-1–1, Delp 5-2–12, Hoover 1-0–2. TOTALS: 22 10-14–60.
Findlay 1 4 13 12 — 30
Toledo Central Catholic 20 15 14 11 — 60
3-Point GOALS: Findlay 5 (Thomas 3, Haas & Halliday); Toledo Central Catholic 6 (G. Crawford 3, C. Crawford 2, Finfera).

ELMWOOD 45
GENOA 33
GENOA — Elmwood used an 18-7 edge in the second quarter Thursday to build a 35-19 halftime lead en route to a 45-33 victory over Genoa in a Northern Buckeye Conference girls basketball game.
Zoe Shank led the Royals, unbeaten in NBC play at 8-0 and 11-1 overall, with a game-high 17 points and eight rebounds. Maddie Schramko had six points and seven rebounds, and Miranda Reinhard scored six points.
Tatum Neumann led Genoa (3-9, 1-6 NBC) with 12 points.

Elmwood (11-1, 8-0 NBC)
Troike 2-0″”5, Reinhard 2-0–6, Hannah 1-0–3, Hall 1-0–3, Schramko 3-0–6, Hillard 2-0–5, Shank 6-4–17. TOTALS: 17 4–45.
GENOA (3-9, 1-6 NBC)
Gose 3-2–11, Neumann 5-0–12, Roverts 1-4–6, Gerke 1-0–2, Wiciak 1-0–2. TOTALS: 11 6–33.
Elmwood 17 18 6 4 — 45
Genoa 12 7 9 5 — 33
3-Point GOALS: Elmwood 7 (Reinhard 2, Troike, Hannah, Hall, Hillard, Shank); Genoa 5 (Gose 3, Neumann).
junior varsity: Elmwood, 33-22.

OTTOVILLE 61
CONTINENTAL 19
CONTINENTAL — Kasey Knippen scored a game-high 15 points and 10 Big Green players scored Thursday as state-ranked Ottoville defeated Continental 61-19 in a Putnam County League girls game.
Amber Miller added 11 points for Ottoville (14-0, 3-0 PCL), ranked sixth in the Associated Press Division IV poll. Bridget Landin, Brynlee Hanneman and C.J. Kemper all had six points.
Addyson Armey led Continental (1-11, 0-2 PCL) with nine points. Amber Logan scored five points.

Ottoville (14-0, 3-0 PCL)
Kemper 3-0–6, Hanneman 3-0–6, B. Landin 3-0–6, Hoersten 1-3–5, Schlagbaum 2-0–5, H. Knippen 0-1–1, Miller 5-0–11, K. Knippen 6-0–15, E. Landin 1-0–3, Hilvers 1-0–3. TOTALS: 25-4–61.
Continental (1-11, 0-2 PCL)
Hoeffel 1-0–2, Armey 4-0–9, Logan 2-1–5, Alvarado 1-0–2, Burke 0-1–1. TOTALS: 8-2–19.
Ottoville 16 14 21 10 — 61
Continental 5 1 8 4 — 19
3-Point GOALS: Ottoville 7 (K. Knippen 3, Schlagbaum, Miller, Hilvers, E. Landin); Continental 1 (Armey).

COLUMBUS GROVE 44
SPENCERVILLE 27
COLUMBUS GROVE — Columbus Grove and Spencerville were tied after one quarter on Thursday, but the Bulldogs trounced the Bearcats over the final three frames for a 44-27 Northwest Conference win.
Lauren Schroeder led all scorers with 14 points for Grove (6-6, 3-1 NWC) and Carlee McCluer pitched in 13 points.
Nelaya Burden’s eight points paced Spencerville (6-4, 2-1).
Spencerville (6-4, 2-1 NWC)
Burden 3-2–8, Satterfield 1-4–6, Henline 2-0–5, Smith 1-0–3, Bowsher 1-1–3, Grigsby 1-0–2. TOTALS: 9-46 7-10–27.
Columbus Grove (6-6, 3-1 NWC)
Schroeder 4-4–14, McCLuer 3-6–13, Schneider 2-1–5, Sautter 2-0–5, Gladwell 0-5–5, Witteborg 1-0–2. TOTALS: 12-51 16-18–44.
Spencerville 10 5 6 6 — 27
Columbus Grove 10 14 8 12 — 44
3-Point GOALS: Spencerville 2-21 (Henline & Smith); Columbus Grove 4-15 (Schroeder 2, McCluer & Sautter).
rebounds: Spencerville 27, Columbus Grove 36 (Schneider 5).

RIDGEMONT 56
HARDIN NORTHERN 32
MOUNT VICTORY — Priscilla Howland led league-leading Ridgemont with 19 points Thursday as the Golden Gophers defeated Hardin Northern 56-32 in a Northwest Central Conference game.
Maddie Grappy led Hardin Northern (1-13, 0-3 NWCC) with 12 points. Kaylynn Cook had six points and a team-best eight rebounds, and Selena McCoy had seven rebounds.
Faith Jenkins scored 11 points and Shaylee McGrath added 10 for Ridgemont (8-5, 4-0 NWCC).

Hardin Northern (1-13, 0-3 NWCC)
K. Cook 3-0–6, Bejarano 2-2–6, Curtis 2-0–4, Grappy 5-1–12, McCoy 2-0–4. TOTALS: 14-54 3-9–32.
Ridgemont (8-5, 4-0 NWCC)
Jenkins 5-0–11, Rader 0-1–1, Martino 1-0–2, McGrath 4-0–10, Howland 7-5–19, Cromer 2-2–6, Jordan 2-2–7. TOTALS: 21-62 10-12–56.
Hardin Northern 6 6 8 12 — 32
Ridgemont 17 15 16 8 — 56
3-Point GOALS: Hardin Northern 1-3 (Grappy); Ridgemont 4-12 (McGrath 2, Jordan & Jenkins).
rebounds: Hardin Northern 31 (K. Cook 8); Ridgemont 27 .
turnovers: Hardin Northern 21, Ridgemont 9.
junior varsity: Ridgemont, 23-3.

NEW RIEGEL 56
SANDUSKY ST. MARY’S 32
SANDUSKY — Brianna Gillig did a little bit of everything Thursday, finishing with 25 points on three 3-pointers, 10 rebounds and five assists as New Riegel whipped Sandusky St. Mary’s 56-32 in a Sandusky Bay Conference River Division girls basketball game.
Brooklyn Gillig added 12 points and Kaitlyn Kirian dropped in 10 for the Blue Jackets (4-7, 3-1 SBC), who held Sandusky St. Mary’s (4-9, 2-3) to two points in the fourth quarter.
Ashley Huntley and Faith Lamb each finished with six points and Tre McCarty had four rebounds to lead the Panthers.

NEW RIEGEL (4-7, 3-1 SBC)
Bri. Gillig 7-8–25, Bro. Gillig 4-4–12, Kirian 4-2–10, Coleman 2-0–4, Bouillon 2-1–5. TOTALS: 19-35 15-18–56.
SANDUSKY ST. MARY’S (4-9, 2-3 SBC)
Fetter 2-0–4, Fischer 1-0–2, Huntley 2-2–6, Lamb 3-0–6, London 2-0–4, Ka. Near 0-2–2, Ki. Near 1-2–4, Weilnau 2-0–4, McCarty 0-0–0. TOTALS: 13-50 6-11–32.
New Riegel 11 20 14 11 — 56
Sandusky St. Mary’s 11 8 11 2 — 32
3-Point GOALS: New Riegel 3-7 (Bri. Gillig 3); Sandusky St. Mary’s 0-8.
rebounds: New Riegel 36 (Bri. Gillig 10); Sandusky St. Mary’s 13 (McCarty 4).
turnovers: New Riegel 27; Sandusky St. Mary’s 19.

MARGARETTA 60
OLD FORT 37
CASTALIA — Old Fort struggled from the line and beyond the arc in falling Margaretta 60-37 in Thursday’s nonleague game.
Jenna Clouse led the Stockaders (5-7) with 12 points. Whitney Bilger buried a 3 and scored seven for Old Fort — which scored just two first-quarter points — and Morgan Miller snagged a team-high 12 rebounds.
Old Fort was just 2 of 9 from three-point range and 5 of 18 from the line.
Kennedi Hilton poured in a game-high 17 points for the Polar Bears (13-2), Elliana Schaefer chipped in 11 points and Jayden Moore scored 10.
Old Fort (5-7)
Clouse 4-3–12, W. Bilger 3-0–7, Magers 2-0–4, H. Bilger 2-0–4, Wilkinson 1-0–2, Miller 0-2–2, Colson 1-0–2. TOTALS: 15-46 5-18 — 37.
Margaretta (13-2)
Hilton 7-1–17, Schaefer 5-1–11, Moore 3-4–10, Molson 3-2–9, Yost 0-5–5, Blas 2-0–4, Miller 1-0–2, Wobser 0-2–2. TOTALS: 21-55 15-24 — 60.
Old Fort 2 12 13 10 — 37
Margaretta 14 15 18 13 — 60
3-Point GOALS: Old Fort 2-9 (Clouse & W. Bilger); Margaretta 3-12 (Hilton 2, Miller).
rebounds: Old Fort 39 (Miller 12); Margaretta 30.
turnovers: Old Fort 21, Margaretta 10.
junior varsity: Margaretta, 45-29.



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