SCOTT FERGUSON / for The Courier
NORTH BALTIMORE’S GRACE HAGEMYER (23) takes a jumper over McComb’s Hannah Schroeder (5) during Thursday’s Blanchard Valley Conference girls basketball game.

NORTH BALTIMORE — North Baltimore rallied, outscoring McComb 19-13 in the fourth quarter for a 59-56 come-from-behind win Thursday over Blanchard Valley Conference rival McComb.

Alivia Light popped in a game-high 24 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead North Baltimore (2-2, 2-0 BVC). Leah Lee added 13 points for the Tigers, who hit just 39 percent (20 of 51) of their field goal attempts.

The Panthers (1-2, 0-2) raced out to a quick 18-8 lead by the end of the first quarter, but were undone by hitting just 21 of 40 attempts (52.5 percent) from the free-throw line.

Alyssa Herr’s 17 points and 11 rebounds paced McComb, which also got 15 points from Malorie Schroeder and 10 from Olivia Miehls.

MCCOMB (1-2, 0-2 BVC)

Shoope 0-1–1, Grubb 0-4–4, H. Schroeder 3-2–9, Herr 6-5–17, Miehls 4-1–10, M. Schroeder 3-8–15. TOTALS: 16-47 21-40–56.

NORTH BALTIMORE (2-2, 2-0 BVC)

Baker 1-0–2, Light 5-13–24, Lee 5-0–13, McCartney 2-0–5, Hagemyer 3-0–6, Watson 1-0–2, Thompson 3-1–7. TOTALS: 20-51 14-20–59.

McComb 18 14 11 13 — 56

North Baltimore 8 20 12 19 — 59

3-Point GOALS: McComb 3-11 (Schroeder, Miehls & M. Schroeder 1); North Baltimore 5-24 (Lee 3, Light & McCartney 1).

rebounds: McComb 37 (Herr 11); North Baltimore 24 (Light 7).

turnovers: McComb 14; North Baltimore 15.

ARCADIA 55

VAN BUREN 27

VAN BUREN — Kennedy Pratt and Danielle Burnett combined for 34 of Arcadia’s 55 points in leading the Redskins to a 55-27 win over Van Buren in Thursday’s Blanchard Valley Conference game.

Pratt, who poured in a game-high 19 points, also snagged a game-high seven rebounds for a 22-11 team rebounding advantage for Arcadia (4-0, 2-0 BVC). Burnett scored 15 and Samantha Watkins added seven points with five boards and six steals.

Mady Parker paced the Black Knights (1-4, 0-2) with 15 points. Zoe Horne scored seven and Mackenzie Saltzman had four rebounds.

Arcadia (4-0, 2-0 BVC)

K. Pratt 6-6–19, D. Burnett 4-3–15, Watkins 2-1–7, Ward 2-0–4, S. Burnett 1-2–4, R. Pratt 1-0–2, Mock 1-0–2, Keefe 1-0–2. TOTALS: 18 12 — 55.

Van Buren (1-4, 0-2 BVC)

Parker 6-3–15, Horne 2-3–7, Durliat 1-1–3, Saltzman 1-0–2. TOTALS: 10-23 7-12 — 27.

Arcadia 17 16 11 11 — 55

Van Buren 8 9 8 2 — 27

3-Point GOALS: Arcadia 7 (D. Burnett 4, Watkins 2, K. Pratt 1); Van Buren 0-6.

rebounds: Arcadia 22 (K. Pratt 7); Van Buren 11 (Saltzman 4).

turnovers: Arcadia 12, Van Buren 26.

junior varsity: Van Buren, 30-16.

HOPEWELL-LOUDON 58

RIVERDALE 29

BASCOM — MaKayla Elmore collected team highs of 25 points, 13 rebounds, four assists, four blocked shots and three steals to pace Hopewell-Loudon to a 58-29 win over Riverdale on Thursday night in Blanchard Valley Conference girls basketball action.

The Chieftains jumped out to a 20-4 first-quarter lead on their way to improving to 4-1 overall and 2-0 in the BVC.

Hope Kreais and Olivia Zender added eight points apiece and Abbe Beidelschies matched Elmore’s four assists to go with six boards.

Brooke Kuenzli’s eight points were high for the Falcons (2-4, 0-2 BVC), who made just 10 of 54 shots (16.5 percent) from the field. Bry Vanden Bosch recorded six points, seven rebounds and four steals.

riverdale (2-4, 0-2 bvc)

Kuenzli 3-2–8, Vanden Bosch 2-2–6, Breidenbach 1-1–4, Searfoss 0-3–3, Ashburn 1-0–2, Rodriguez 0-2–2, Hughes 0-0″”0, Rothlisberger 0-0–0. TOTALS: 10-54 10-18 — 29.

HOPEWELL-LOUDON (4-1, 2-0 BVC)

Elmore 10-5–25, Kreais 4-0–8, Zender 2-3–8, Coleman 3-1″”7, Sadler 2-0–6 Searles 1-0–2, Malagon 0-1–1, Breidenbach 0-1–1, Beidelschies 0-0″”0, Welly 0-0″”0, Fox 0-0–0. TOTALS: 27-55 11-18 — 58.

Riverdale 4 8 5 12 — 29

Hopewell-Loudon 20 12 13 13 — 58

3-Point GOALS: Riverdale 1-9 (Breidenbach 1); Hopewell-Loudon 3-5 (Sadler 2, Zender 1).

rebounds: Riverdale 30 (Vanden Bosch 7); Hopewell-Loudon 37 (Elmore 13).

turnovers: Riverdale 17, Hopewell-Loudon 15.

LEIPSIC 46

VANLUE 23

LEIPSIC — Leipsic limited Vanlue to seven or less points in each quarter as the Vikings racked up a 46-23 Blanchard Valley Conference win against the Wildcats.

Claire Rigel popped in 14 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead the team in both categories. Liz Scheckelhoff added seven points and six rebounds for the Vikings (3-0, 2-0).

Emma Biller netted a double-double of 13 points and 12 rebounds for Vanlue (2-2, 0-2).

Vanlue (2-2, 0-2 BVC)

Biller 3-5–13, Snook 2-3–7, Smith 1-0–3, Smith 0-0–0, Phillips 0-0–0, Price 0-0–0, Franks 0-0–0, King 0-0–0, Smith 0-0–0, Gerschutz 0-0–0, Brenneman 0-0–0. TOTALS: 6-37 8-14–23.

Leipsic (3-0, 2-0 BVC)

Rigel 5-4–14, Scheckelhoff 3-1–7, Sickmiller 2-0–6, Berger 0-5–5, K. Dulle 2-1–5, Hermiller 1-0–3, Giron 1-0–3, Henry 1-0–3, Kirkendall 0-0–0, Guevara 0-0–0, Loredo 0-0–0, Rayle 0-0–0, Walther 0-0–0, Schroeder 0-0–0, R. Dulle 0-0–0. TOTALS: 15-50 11-18–46.

Vanlue 7 7 2 7 — 23

Leipsic 12 16 12 6 — 46

3-Point GOALS: Leipsic 5-16 (Sickmiller 2, Hermiller, Giron & Henry); Vanlue 3-12 (Biller 2, Smith).

rebounds: Leipsic 38 (Rigel 7, Scheckelhoff & Henry 6); Vanlue 30 (Biller 12).

turnovers: Vanlue 24, Vanlue 17.

junior varsity: Leipsic, 19-8.

LIBERTY-BENTON 105

PANDORA-GILBOA 9

Liberty-Benton’s pressure paired with a balance of inside-and-out scoring propelled the Eagles to a 105-9 win over Pandora-Gilboa in Thursday’s Blanchard Valley Conference girls basketball game.

Caitlin Elseser, the Eagles’ 6-foot-3 center, popped in a game-high 23 points. Savanah Richards, the reigning conference player of the year, added 14 points with a game-high six assists and spearheaded an L-B (3-0, 2-0 BVC) defense that forced 43 turnovers with six steals.

Paige Peplinski (12 points), Schy Shepherd (12, 7 rebounds) and Sam Shardo (10) each also scored in double figures for the Eagles, who committed just five turnovers while shooting 70 percent on twos and 45 percent on threes.

Lexie Neuenschwander hit a pair of shots for a team-high four points for the Rockets (0-3, 0-2).

Pandora-Gilboa (0-3, 0-2 BVC)

Neuenschwander 2-0–4, Fenstermaker 1-1–3, Kinsinger 1-0–2. TOTALS: 4-31 1-2 — 9.

Liberty-Benton (3-0, 2-0 BVC)

Elseser 11-1–23, Richards 7-0–14, Peplinski 5-2–12, Shepherd 6-0–12, Shardo 4-0–10, Hatch 3-0–9, Ward 3-0–8, Reynolds 2-0–6, Rhodes 1-2–5, Granger 2-0–4, Kin 1-0–2. TOTALS: 45-72 5-7 — 105.

Pandora-Gilboa 3 2 2 2 — 9

Liberty-Benton 32 26 31 16 — 105

3-Point GOALS: Pandora-Gilboa 0-7; Liberty-Benton 10-22 (Hatch 3, Shardo, Ward & Reynolds 2, Rhodes 1).

rebounds: Pandora-Gilboa 14, Liberty-Benton 34 (Shepherd 7).

turnovers: Pandora-Gilboa 43, Liberty-Benton 5.

ARLINGTON 60

CORY-RAWSON 16

ARLINGTON — Jenna Pepple and Sarah Solt missed just three two-point shot attempts and combined to score 31 points as Arlington trounced Cory-Rawson 60-16 in Thursday’s Blanchard Valley Conference game.

Pepple scored a game-high 16 points on 6 of 13 shooting with four rebounds and four steals for the Red Devils (4-0, 2-0 BVC). Solt did not miss a 2-pointer shooting 7 of 10 from the field with 15 points and matched Pepple in both rebounds and steals.

Lindsay Dodds did much of the dirty work for Arlington scoring just three points but grabbing a game-high nine rebounds with five assists and four steals. Kylie Sheets scored nine with a pair of blocked shots.

Kara Schultz led the Hornets (1-5, 0-2) with five points. Zoe Chisholm added six rebounds.

Cory-Rawson (1-5, 0-2 BVC)

Schultz 2-0–5, Roth 1-0–3, Chisholm 1-0–2, McVetta 1-0–2, Woodruff 1-0–2, Cascaden 1-0–2. TOTALS: 7-33 0-0 — 16.

Arlington (4-0, 2-0 BVC)

Pepple 6-3–16, Solt 7-0–15, Sheets 4-0–9, Essinger 2-1–5, Crawford 1-1–4, Dodds 1-1–3, Bormuth 1-1–3, Willow 1-0–2, Crist 0-2–2, Line 0-1–1. TOTALS: 23 10-15 — 60.

Cory-Rawson 5 5 4 2 — 16

Arlington 19 22 4 15 — 60

3-Point GOALS: Cory-Rawson 2 (Roth & Schultz 1); Arlington 4 (Crawford, Solt, Sheets & Pepple 1).

rebounds: Cory-Rawson 16 (Chisholm 6); Arlington 39 (Dodds 9).

turnovers: Cory-Rawson 34, Arlington 19.

junior varsity: Arlington, 19-3.

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