COLUMBUS GROVE — Kenzie King buried four triples and scored a game-high 21 points in leading Columbus Grove to a 55-40 win over Crestview in Thursday’s Northwest Conference opener for both schools.

Rylee Sybert was the Bulldogs’ (4-0, 1-0 NWC) secondary option scoring 10 points with five rebounds. Angel Schneider matched Sybert’s team-high five rebounds and Amy Vorst dished out seven assists.

Olivia Cunningham scored 13 to lead the Knights (2-2, 0-1).

Crestview (2-2, 0-1 NWC)

Cunningham 4-2–13, L. Gregory 3-2–10, Wofford 1-2–4, Speith 2-0–4, Chesbro 1-2–4, Black 1-0–3, Bowen 1-0–2. TOTALS: 13-34 8-9 — 40.

Columbus Grove (4-0, 1-0 NWC)

King 8-1–21, Sybert 4-1–10, Gladwell 3-0–9, Schneider 2-2–6, Downing 1-2–4, Vorst 1-1–3, Witteborg 1-0–2. TOTALS: 20-40 7-11 — 55.

Crestview 5 11 12 12 — 40

Columbus Grove 17 12 13 13 — 55

3-Point GOALS: Crestview 6-8 (Cunningham 3, L. Gregory 2, Black 1); Columbus Grove 8-13 (King 4, Gladwell 3, Sybert 1).

rebounds: Crestview 14; Columbus Grove 19 (Sybert & Schneider 5).

turnovers: Crestview 14, Columbus Grove 10.

junior varsity: Columbus Grove, 32-22.

HOLGATE 41

PATRICK HENRY 38

HOLGATE — Holgate outscored Patrick Henry 18-9 in the fourth quarter and came away with a 41-38 victory on Thursday night in conference girls basketball.

Holgate found a second wind in the fourth quarter after going from leading 16-13 at halftime to trailing 27-23 entering the fourth quarter.

Reana Willett dropped in 15 points and Bailey Plott added 14 to lead the Tigers’ win.

Olivia Thompson scored 13 points and Kayla Prigge tallied eight for the Patriots.

PATRICK HENRY (2-3)

Sonnenberg 1-0–3, Nickels 2-0–6, Prigge 3-2–8, Thompson 3-6–13, Seedorf 1-1–3, Vance 1-0–2, Bostelman 1-1–3. TOTALS: 12 10-11 “” 38.

HOLGATE

Wenzinger 1-0″”2, Izor 0-1″”1, Willett 6-0–15, Plott 6-0–14, Hohenberger 1-1–4, Eis 2-1–5. TOTALS: 16 3 — 41.

Patrick Henry 6 7 14 9 — 38

Holgate 11 5 7 18 — 41

3-Point GOALS: Patrick Henry 4 (Nickels 2, Sonnenberg & Thompson 1); Holgate 6 (Willett 3, Plott 2, Hohenberger 1).

rebounds: Patrick Henry 22; Holgate 25.

turnovers: Patrick Henry 17, Holgate 17.

FREMONT ROSS 53

FINDLAY 46

FREMONT — Katie Thomas led seven players with 17 points, but it wasn’t enough for the Findlay high girls who dropped a 53-46 Three Rivers Athletic Conference matchup Tuesday at Fremont Ross.

Kaylee Brodine added eight points and grabbed a team-best 16 reobounds and Chloe Holliday matched Brodine’s nine points for Findlay (1-4, 0-2 TRAC).

Olivia Baptista’s game-high 22 points led Ross (3-1, 1-1).

FINDLAY (1-4, 0-2 TRAC)

Prusnek 1-3–6, Thomas 5-4–17, Scherger 1-0–2, Brodine 3-2–8, Holliday 3-2–8, Shindeldecker 1-1–3, Nichola 1-0–2. TOTALS: 15-12–46.

FREMONT ROSS (3-1, 1-1 TRAC)

R. Baptista 4-2–12, O.Baptista 9-3–22, McLaurin 3-0–7, Bohanon 2-0–4, Mies 1-0–2, Sasren 2-0–4, Guermeyer 1-0–2. TOTALS: 21-5–53.

Findlay 8 9 7 22 — 46

Fremont Ross 12 8 17 16 — 53

3-Point GOALS: Findlay 4 (Thomas 3, Prusnek 1); Fremont Ross 4 (R. Baptista 2, O. Baptista 1, McLaurin 1).

junior varsity: Findlay, 43-23.

BLUFFTON 79

ADA 16

BLUFFTON — Laykin Garmatter led a trio of Bluffton players to score in double figures and the Pirates raced past Ada 79-16 in the Northwest Conference oepener for both schools.

Garmatter poured in a game-best 21 points, including 13 points and a pair of threes in the fourth quarter for Bluffton (3-0, 1-0 NWC).

Alivia Koenig got the Pirates rolling with seven of her 10 points in the opening quarter, which Bluffton won 24-2. Libby Schaadt scored 16.

Kirsten Poling and and Alexis Waugh paced the Bulldogs (0-3, 0-1) with four points apiece.

Ada (0-3, 0-1 NWC)

Poling 1-2–4, Waugh 2-0–4, Cortez 1-0–2, Acheson 1-0–2, Phillips 1-0–2, George 1-0–2. TOTALS: 6 2-3 — 16.

Bluffton (3-1, 1-0 NWC)

L. Garmatter 8-2–21, Schaadt 8-0–16, Koenig 4-0–10, Rumer 4-0–8, Prater 2-2–7, B. Garmatter 3-0–6, White 3-0–6, Monday 1-1–3, Stackhouse 1-0–2. TOTALS: 34 5-8 — 79.

Ada 2 4 4 6 — 16

Bluffton 24 20 16 19 — 79

3-Point GOALS: Ada none; Bluffton 6 (L. Garmatter 3, Koenig 2, Prater).

OTTAWA-GLANDORF 89

ELIDA 37

OTTAWA — Senior Erin Kaufman scored 24 points and pulled down six rebounds to lead Ottawa-Glandorf to an 89-37 victory over Elida on Thursday night in a Western Buckeye League girls basketball opener.

Ashley Schroeder tossed in 16 points and Peyton Warnecke matched Kaufman with six boards as the Titans improved to 3-0 overall.

Amiah Jones made five 3-points while popping in 20 points for the Bulldogs (0-2 overall), who turned the ball over 33 times. Hailey Little led Elida on the boards with eight.

ELIDA (0-2, 0-1 WBL)

Freeman 3-0–7, Bacome 0-0–0, Little 1-0–2, Kuhn 2-0–4, Slaise 1-0–2, Jones 5-4–20, 0-0–0, Makin 1-0″”3, Cuffy 1-0–2. TOTALS: 15-4–37.

Ottawa-glandorf (3-0, 1-0 WBL)

Schroeder 7-0″”16, Erford 1-0–2, Sutter 5-3–13, Erin Kaufman (senior) 9-4–24, Schimmoeller 1-2–4, Ellerbrock 2-0–4, Erin Kaufman (freshman) 3-3″”9, Warnecke 2-0–4, Balbaugh 2-0–5, Rich 3-0–6, Siefker 0-0–0, Diller 1-0–2. TOTALS: 36-12–89.

Elida 7 7 1 15 — 37

Ottawa-Glandorf 23 27 19 20 — 89

3-Point GOALS: Elida 3 (Freeman, Jones & Makin 1); Ottawa-Glandorf 2 (Schroeder 2).

rebounds: Elida 25 (Little 8); Ottawa-Glandorf 33 (Erin Kaufman (senior) & Warnecke 6.

turnovers: Elida 33, Ottawa-Glandorf 22.

junior varsity: Ottawa-Glandorf, 35-24.

RIVERSIDE 53

HARDIN NORTHERN 13

DOLA — Hardin Northern had an tough shooting night on Thursday in falling 53-13 to Riverside in a Northwest Central Conference game.

Maddie Grappy, who scored a team-high seven points, knocked down a pair of field goals to lead the Polar Bears (1-3, 0-2 NWCC). Hardin Northern converted just 4 of 26 (15.4 percent) field goal attempts.

Shelby Giles was one of five Riverside (2-1, 2-0) players with at least eight points, scoring a game-best 12. Lauryn Sanford chipped in nine points.

Riverside (2-1, 2-0 NWCC)

Giles 3-6–12, Sanford 4-1–9, Kreglow 4-0–8, Kelsey 2-2–8, Jones 3-0–8, Smith 3-0–6, Knight 1-0–2. TOTALS: 20-48 9-12 — 53.

Hardin Northern (1-3, 0-2 NWCC)

Grappy 2-3–7, Herrod-Gonzalez 1-0–2, Curtis 1-0–2, Russler 0-1–1, McCoy 0-1–1. TOTALS: 4-26 5-10 — 13.

Riverside 20 15 8 10 — 53

Hardin Northern 7 3 3 0 — 13

3-Point GOALS: Riverside 4-8 (Kelsey & Jones 2); Hardin Northern 0-1.

rebounds: Riverside 25, Hardin Northern 19 (McCoy 6).

turnovers: Riverside 5, Hardin Northern 20.

junior varsity: Riverside, 21-6.

TINORA 57

CONTINENTAL 50

CONTINENTAL — Aaliyah Hurtt and Kylee Okuley combined for 25 points to lead Tinora to a 57-50 nonconference win Tuesday at winless Continental.

Hurtt finished with 13 points and Okuley had 10 for the Rams (3-2).

Katie Keller scored a game-high 14 points, Madi Sharp had 13 and Catelyn Etter added 12 for Continental (0-5).

junior varsity: Tinora, 31-7.

MILLER CITY 43

AYERSVILLE 35

MILLER CITY — Natalie Koenig popped in 17 points for Miller City as the Wildcats downed Ayersville 43-35 in overtime in a nonconference girls basketball game.

With the win, Miller City improved to 3-1 while Ayersville slipped to 1-2.

The Wildcats scored more points in overtime than in any of the four quarters during regulation as they outscored the Pilots 12-4 in the extra session.

Kylie Berner added 10 points, Abi Lammers grabbed 15 rebounds and Adrienne Kuhlman dished out four assists to back Koenig.

Ashlee Tressler netted 12 points for the Pilots.

AYERSVILLE (1-2)

Tressler 1-10–12, Addington 3-2–8, Samlow 1-0–3, A. Addington 2-1–5, Dales 2-1–5, Eicher 1-0–2. TOTALS: 10-59 14-24–35.

MILLER CITY (3-1)

Lammers 2-0-4, Kuhlman 3-0–9, Koenig 6-5–17, Reyna 1-0–2, Berner 3-4–11. TOTALS: 16-64 9-20–43.

Ayersville 9 8 7 7 4 — 35

Miller City 10 2 10 9 12 — 43

3-Point GOALS: Miller City 2-17 (Berner & Kuhlman); Ayersville 1-10 (Samlow).

rebounds: Miller City 35 (Lammers 15); Ayersville 41.

LAKE 41

ELMWOOD 32

BLOOMDALE — Elmwood’s Maddie Schramko and Jill Hannah scored in double figures as the Royals dropped a 41-32 Northern Buckeye Conference game to Lake.

With the win, Lake improved to 6-0 overall and 2-0 in conference play while Elmwood fell to 3-1 and 1-1.

Schramko tossed in 12 points and Hannah added 11 for Elmwood.

Boys basketball

WILLARD 66

CAREY 62

CAREY — Cooper Parrott pumped in 37 points in leading sharpshooting Willard to a 66-62 victory over Carey on Thursday night in nonconference boys basketball.

Micah Dawson added eight points for the Crimson Flashes, who made 26 of 41 shots from the field (63.4 percent). Willard built a 43-34 halftime lead before holding on and raising their record to 2-1.

Hayden Stone paced the Blue Devils (1-2) with 14 points and 15 rebounds. Isaiah Hoepf and Casey Crawford added 13 points apiece while making four and three 3-pointers, respectively.

WILLARD (2-1)

Polachek 3-0–7, Pinkston 3-1–7, Paxson 1-0–3, Holida 1-1–2, Triplett 3-0″”6, Dawson 3-2″”8, Parrott 12-4–37. TOTALS: 26-41 8-15 — 66.

CAREY (1-2)

Billock 1-0″”2, Hoepf 5-0–13, Babb 3-0–6, Stone 6-2–14, Crawford 5-0–13, Summit 2-1–5, Dasher 3-0–8. TOTALS: 25-52 9-18 — 62.

Willard 21 22 13 10 — 66

Carey 17 17 18 10 — 62

3-Point GOALS: Willard 6-9 (Parrott 4, Polachek & Paxson 1); Carey 9-18 (Crawford 4, Hoepf 3, Dasher 2).

rebounds: Willard 34; Carey 26 (Stone 15).

turnovers: Willard 15, Carey 18.

junior varsity: Carey, 64-49.

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