OTTOVILLE — Kasey Knippen scored 19 points and Ottoville held Fort Jennings to single digits in three of four quarters as the Big Green steamrolled their Putnam County League rivals 51-27 in a nonconference game Tuesday.

Haley Hoersten added 10 points for Ottoville (5-0), which led 29-11 at halftime.

Kristen Luersman led Fort Jennings (1-4) with 11 points.

FORT JENNINGS (1-4)

Wisner 0-2–2, Klir 2-0–6, Neidert 2-1–6, Luersman 4-3–11, Wieging 1-0–2. TOTALS: 9 6-7–27.

OTTOVILLE (5-0)

Thomas 1-2–4, Hanneman 1-5–7, Hoersten 5-0–10, Schlagbaum 4-0–9, N. Knippen 1-0–2, K. Knippen 6-6–19. TOTALS: 18 13-16–51.

Fort Jennings 5 6 14 2 — 27

Ottoville 11 18 11 11 — 51

3-Point GOALS: Fort Jennings 3 (Klir 2, Neidert 1); Ottoville 2 (Schlagbaum & K. Knippen 1).

junior varsity: Ottoville, 17-9.

COLUMBUS GROVE 54

CONTINENTAL 28

CONTINENTAL — Columbus Grove stumbled out of the gate but was off to the races after that in rolling to a 54-28 win over Continental on Tuesday in the Putnam County League girls basketball opener for both teams.

Columbus Grove trailed 10-8 after one quarter of play, but pounded the Pirates 46-18 the rest of the way.

Rylee Sybert led the Bulldogs (3-0, 1-0 PCL) with 16 points, Kenzie King had 11 and Amy Vorst added 10. Angel Schneider (9 points) grabbed 10 rebounds, Sydney Witteborg nine and Vorst seven as Grove had a 36-28 edge on the boards. The Bulldogs also capitalized on 28 turnovers.

Catelyn Etter led Continental (0-4, 0-1 PCL) with 10 points.

COLUMBUS GROVE (3-0, 1-0 PCL)

Schneider 3-2–9, Witteborg 2-0–4, Schafer 0-0–0, Sybert 6-1–16, Downing 0-0–0, King 4-0–11, Vorst 5-0–10, Gladwell 0-2–2, Thompson 0-2–2. TOTALS: 20-68 7-10–54.

CONTINENTAL (0-4, 0-1 pcl)

Sharp 2-0–4, Armey 1-2–4, Prowant 2-0–4, Keller 1-0–2, Etter 4-2–10, Potts 1-2–4. TOTALS: 11-34 6-12–28.

Columbus Grove 8 18 15 13 — 54

Continental 10 5 7 6 — 28

3-Point GOALS: Columbus Grove 7-25 (Schneider, Sybert 3, King 3); Continental 0-5.

REBOUNDS: Columbus Grove 36 (Schneider 10, Witteborg 9, Vorst 7); Continental 28.

TURNOVERS: Columbus Grove 12, Continental 28.

JUNIOR VARSITY: Columbus Grove, 38-9.

UPPER SANDUSKY 32

COLONEL CRAWFORD 24

UPPER SANDUSKY — Upper Sandusky held Colonel Crawford to a combined six points in the middle two quarters in claiming a 32-24 win in Tuesday’s Northern 10 Conference opener.

The Rams, who improved to 2-1 overall and 1-0 in the N10, were led by Alexis Fogle’s 13 points. Alivia Oney scored six points and a team-high three steals.

Kaylyn Risner scored seven of her team-high 10 points in the second half for Colonel Crawford (2-1, 0-1).

Colonel Crawford (2-1, 0-1 N10)

Risner 4-2–10, Horsley 3-2–8, Teglovic 1-0–2, Piefer 1-0–2, Maddy 0-1–1, Dzugan 0-1–1. TOTALS: 9-43 6-9 — 24.

Upper Sandusky (3-1, 1-0 N10)

Fogle 6-1–13, Oney 2-2–6, Smith 3-0–6, McLaughlin 1-1–3, Vent 0-2–2, Ward 1-0–2. TOTALS: 13-39 6-10 — 32.

Colonel Crawford 8 2 4 10 — 24

Upper Sandusky 8 4 13 7 — 32

3-Point GOALS: Colonel Crawford 0-7; Upper Sandusky 0-6.

rebounds: Upper Sandusky 26 (McLaughlin 7).

turnovers: Upper Sandusky 12.

junior varsity: Colonel Crawford, 40-20.

MILLER CITY 46

CORY-RAWSON 36

RAWSON — Natalie Koenig opened each half with eight-point quarters in leading Miller City past Cory-Rawson 46-36 in Tuesday’s nonleague girls basketball game.

Koenig popped in a game-high 22 points to lead the Wildcats (2-1). Abi Lammers scored 13 points and Kylie Berner added 11 as three players accounted for 45 of Miller City’s 46 total points. Berner also led the Wildcats with nine rebounds.

Zoe Chisholm paced Cory-Rawson (1-4) with 18 points and team-highs of five assists and four steals. Ayanna Vekaryasz chipped in nine points.

Miller City (2-1)

Koenig 10-2–22, Lammers 5-1–13, Berner 4-2–10, Hermiller 0-1–1. TOTALS: 19-49 6-8 — 46.

Cory-Rawson (1-4)

Chisholm 6-3–18, Vekaryasz 4-1–9, Roth 2-0–5, Roebke 1-0–2, Cascaden 1-0–2. TOTALS: 14-44 4-8 — 36.

Miller City 14 11 13 8 — 46

Cory-Rawson 9 7 11 9 — 36

3-Point GOALS: Miller City 2 (Lammers 2); Cory-Rawson 4 (Chisholm 3, Roth 1).

rebounds: Miller City 31 (Berner 9); Cory-Rawson 19 (Mack 4).

turnovers: Miller City 21, Cory-Rawson 19.

COLDWATER 40

KALIDA 38

KALIDA — Kalida’s fourth-quarter rally fell just short Tuesday as the Wildcats were edged 40-38 by Coldwater in a nonlegaue game.

Lauren Langhals poured in a game-high 14 points on nine attempts to lead Kalida (1-3).

McKayla Maag struggled from the field, but scored nine points and grabbed a team-high four steals for the Wildcats. Grace Klausing chipped in six points and a game-high 14 rebounds.

Lauren Gilliland led the Cavaliers (2-0) with a 13-point, 13-rebound double-double. Kate Leichty chipped in 10 points.

Coldwater (2-0)

Gilliland 4-4–13, Leichty 2-5–10, A. May 3-2–9, Harlamert 1-2–4, C. May 2-0–4. TOTALS: 12-33 13-23 — 40.

Kalida (1-3)

Langhals 5-4–14, Maag 2-3–9, Klausing 2-1–6, Wurth 2-0–4, Rampe 1-0–3, Siebeneck 1-0–2. TOTALS: 13-45 8-10 — 38.

Coldwater 17 4 16 3 — 40

Kalida 9 11 10 8 — 38

3-Point GOALS: Coldwater 3-7 (Gilliland, Leichty & A. May 1); Kalida 4-24 (Maag 2, Klausing & Rampe 1).

rebounds: Coldwater 24 (Gilliland 13); Kalida 31 (Klausing 14).

turnovers: Coldwater 13, Kalida 13.

junior varsity: Kalida, 21-17 (two quarters).

HARDIN NORTHERN 34

ADA 22

ADA — Hardin Northern and Ada both struggled to control possession and score the basketball, but the Polar Bears used a strong second half to pull away with a 34-22 nonleague win on Tuesday.

Quinn Stewart-Evans was the game’s lone double-figure scorer with 12 points and nine rebounds to lead Hardin Northern (1-2). Zoey Curtis chipped in eight points and Maddie Grappy scored seven for the Polar Bears, who shot 14 of 37 (37.8 percent) with 19 turnovers.

Selena George led Ada (0-2) with eight points. The Bulldogs, who were outscored 21-12 in the second half, turned the ball over 18 times and knocked down 9 of 26 (34.6 percent) shots.

Hardin Northern (1-2)

Stewart-Evans 5-1–12, Curtis 4-0–8, Grappy 2-3–7, Herrod-Gonzalez 1-1–3, Russler 1-0–2, McCoy 1-0–2. TOTALS: 14-37 5-8 — 34.

Ada (0-2)

George 4-0–8, Poling 2-2–6, Waugh 2-0–4, Willis 0-2–2, Light 1-0–2. TOTALS: 9-26 4-8 — 22.

Hardin Northern 6 7 11 10 — 34

Ada 5 5 8 4 — 22

3-Point GOALS: Hardin Northern 1-2 (Stewart-Evans 1); Ada 0-1.

rebounds: Hardin Northern 21 (Stewart-Evans 9); Ada 17.

turnovers: Hardin Northern 19, Ada 18.

junior varsity: Ada, 10-4.

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