Ottawa-Glandorf’s Brianna Schimmoeller (22) dribbles the ball up the baseline as she tries to get past Arlington’s Hailey Essinger during Saturday’s game at Ottawa-Glandorf. (Photo by Michael Burwell)

OTTAWA — Ottawa-Glandorf used a 20-6 advantage in the second quarter to break the game open and the unbeaten Titans rolled to a 53-27 win over Arlington in Saturday’s nonleague girls basketball matchup.

Kelsey Erford scored 14 points, Erin Kaufman (7 rebounds) had 11 and Brianna Schimmoeller added 10 as O-G upped its record to 6-0. The Titans’ defensive pressure caused 27 turnovers and O-G scored 18 of its 53 points off those miscues.

Hailey Essinger scored nine points and Kylie Sheets had a game-high 10 rebounds for Arlington (5-2).

ARLINGTON (5-2)

Essinger 3-2–9, Dodds 1-2–4, Sheets 1-1–3, Crist 1-0–3, Dillon 1-0–3, Line 1-0–3, Lotz 1-0–2. TOTALS: 9-27 5-12–27.

OTTAWA-GLANDORF (6-0)

Erford 6-0–14, Kaufman 5-1–11, Schimmoeller 4-0–10, Glenn 2-2–6, Verhoff 2-0–5, Brinkman 1-0–3, Warnecke 1-0–2, Haselman 0-1–1, Frey 0-1–1. TOTALS: 21-50 5-10–53.

Arlington 10 6 9 2 — 27

Ottawa-Glandorf 19 20 4 10 — 53

3-Point GOALS: Arlington 4-10 (Essinger, Crist, Dillon, Line); Ottawa-Glandorf 6-10 (Erford 2, Schimmoeller 2, Verhoff, Brinkman).

rebounds: Arlington 24 (Sheets 10); Ottawa-Glandorf 24 (Kaufman 7).

turnovers: Arlington 27; Ottawa-Glandorf 18.

junior varsity: Ottawa-Glandorf, 64-23.

BLUFFTON 52

NORTH BALTIMORE 45

NORTH BALTIMORE — Bluffton built enough of a lead through three quarters to hold off North Baltimore down the stretch and earn a 52-45 nonleague girls basketball win on Saturday.

Libby Schaadt scored 20 points to lead a balanced Bluffton offense. Laykin Garmatter, Kayla White and Kylie Monday all added eight points for the Pirates (6-1), who led 49-31 through three quarters of play, but managed just three points in the fourth period.

Grace Hagemyer led North Baltimore with a 13-point, 11-rebound double-double. Mia McCartney aded 10 points for the Tigers (3-3).

BLUFFTON (6-1)

Bischoff 2-0–4, L. Garmatter 2-2–8, White 2-3–8, Stackhouse 2-0–4, Monday 3-0–8, Schaadt 9-2–20. TOTALS: 20-7–52.

NORTH BALTIMORE (3-3)

Perez 1-2–5, Smith 1-0–2, Lee 1-2–4, Thomas 1-0–2, McCartney 3-4–10, Hagemyer 4-5–13, Inbody 2-0–4, Estrada 1-0–2, Long 1-0–3. TOTALS: 15-42 13-18–45.

Bluffton 15 14 20 3 — 52

North Baltimore 12 10 9 14 — 45

3-Point GOALS: Bluffton 5 (L. Garmatter 2, White, Monday 2); North Baltimore 2-12 (Perez, Long).

rebounds: Bluffton 24; North Baltimore 35 (Hagemyer 11).

turnovers: Bluffton 12; North Baltimore 20.

junior varsity: Bluffton, 48-31.

HOPEWELL-LOUDON 98

TIFFIN CALVERT 34

TIFFIN — Hopewell-Loudon poured in 31 points in the first quarter and the high-scoring Chieftains put five players in double figures in rolling to a 98-34 win over Tiffin Calvert in Saturday’s Sandusky Bay Conference River Division matchup.

MaKayla Elmore scored 22 points and grabbed 18 rebounds to lead Hopewell-Loudon (5-0, 4-0 SBC River). The 6-foot-3 junior also blocked two shots and handed out four assists.

Junior guard Kaia Woods had a triple-double in the win, scoring 16 points, handing out 10 assists and coming up with 14 steals.

Olivia Zender scored 21 points and Abbe Beidelschies and Morgan Searles both had 12 for the Chieftains, who entered the contest averaging 85.6 points a game.

Frannie Webb had a double-double for Tiffin Calvert (2-4, 2-2 SBC River), scoring 23 points and hauling down 11 rebounds.

HOPEWELL-LOUDON (5-0, 4-0 SBC RIVER)

Elmore 9-4–22, Zender 9-2–21, Woods 6-4–16, Beidelschies 5-0–12, Searles 5-0–12, H. Kreais 1-3–5, Jackson 1-0–3, Milligan 1-0–3, Fox 1-0–2, M. Kreais 1-0–2. TOTALS: 39-85 13-18–98.

TIFFIN CALVERT (2-4, 2-2 SBC RIVER)

Webb 10-2–23, Ball 1-2–4, Shiley 0-3–3, Schumacher 0-1–1, Hemminger 0-1–1. TOTALS: 12-46 9-18–34.

Hopewell-Loudon 31 19 29 19 — 98

Tiffin Calvert 14 5 7 8 — 34

3-Point GOALS: Hopewell-Loudon 7-27 (Beidelschies 2, Searles 2, Zender, Jackson, Milligan); Tiffin Calvert 1-5 (Webb).

rebounds: Hopewell-Loudon 41 (Elmore 18); Tiffin Calvert 39 (Webb 11).

turnovers: Hopewell-Loudon 7; Tiffin Calvert 30.

junior varsity: Tiffin Calvert, 37-27.

PANDORA-GILBOA 46

UPPER SCIOTO VALLEY 19

PANDORA — Pandora-Gilboa chalked up its first girls basketball win of the season on Saturday, inching ahead in the first half and dominating the second in a 46-19 romp over Upper Scioto Valley.

Regan Russell scored 12 points and hauled down eight rebounds for P-G (1-6). Alexis Augsburger had eight points and 10 rebounds and Lacie Fenstermaker eight points and six boards.

The Rockets led just 18-11 at the half, but blew things open with a 20-4 barrage in the third quarter.

Upper Scioto Valley remained winless at 0-5.

LIBERTY-BENTON 59

MARION PLEASANT 45

MARION — Liberty-Benton used the foul line and the 3-point line to its advantage on Saturday when the unbeaten Eagles chalked up a 59-45 nonleague girls basketball win over Marion Pleasant.

L-B knocked down six 3-pointers, with Sydney Elseser hitting three triples and Riley Irwin two. The Eagles also outscored Marion Pleasant 17-4 from the line.

Schy Shepherd converted 10 of 14 free throws and led L-B (4-0) with 19 points. Caitlin Elseser (4-4 from the line) had 16 points, six rebounds and three blocks.

Alissa Hiller scored 16 points and Bekka Twine added 10 for Marion Pleasant (4-2).

LIBERTY-BENTON (4-0)

Irwin 3-0–8, Hatch 0-1–1, C. Elseser 6-4–16, Rhodes 2-2–6, S. Elseser 3-0–9, Shepherd 4-10–19. TOTALS: 18-47 17-24–59.

MARION PLEASANT (4-2)

Mattix 1-0–3, Holler 6-4–16, Twine 5-0–10, Long 3-0–8, Lambert 1-0–2, Columber 2-1–6. TOTALS: 18-38 5-6–45.

Liberty-Benton 11 15 13 20 — 59

Marion Pleasant 5 14 10 16 — 45

3-Point GOALS: Liberty-Benton 6-20 (Irwin 2, S. Elseser 3, Shepherd); Marion Pleasant 4-8 (Mattix, Long 2, Columber).

rebounds: Liberty-Benton 25 (C. Elseser 6); Marion Pleasant 27.

turnovers: Liberty-Benton 4; Marion Pleasant 10.

JUNIOR VARSITY: Liberty-Benton, 52-19.

COLUMBUS GROVE 45

ELIDA 35

ELIDA — Erin Downing had eight points and nine rebounds to help Columbus Grove defeat Elida 45-35 in nonleague girls basketball play Saturday.

Abby Gladwell and Angel Schneider each scored 10 points to pace Columbus Grove (6-1). Savanah Ridenour added six points, five rebounds and four steals.

Elida dropped to 3-4.

COLUMBUS GROVE (6-1)

Schneider 3-4–10, Downing 2-2–8, King 3-2–9, Thompson 0-2–2, Gladwell 2-6–10, Ridenour 3-0–6. TOTALS: 13-52 16-20 — 45.

ELIDA (3-4)

Mitchell 3-3–10, Am. Freeman 1-0–3, Vincent 0-2–2, Ad. Freeman 5-1–12, Reese 3-2–8. TOTALS: 12-46 8-14 — 35.

Columbus Grove 10 9 16 10 — 45

Elida 10 5 10 10 — 35

3-Point GOALS: Columbus Grove 3-20 (Downing 2, King 1); Elida 3-14 (Mitchell, Am. Freeman & Ad. Freeman 1).

rebounds: Columbus Grove 32 (Downing 9); Elida 27.

turnovers: Columbus Grove 16; Elida 18.

junior varsity: Columbus Grove, 53-34.

OLD FORT 53

ARCADIA 48

OLD FORT — A scoreless third quarter cost Arcadia the lead and the Redskins never recovered in dropping a 53-48 nonleague girls basketball decision to Old Fort on Saturday.

Arcadia led 26-22 at the half, but was outscored 13-0 in the third quarter. Old Fort, which went 17 of 21 from the line, protected its lead by converting some clutch free throws down the stretch.

Jordan Reineck led Old Fort with 14 points. The Stockaders (4-2) also got a 13-point, 13-rebound double-double from Kara Davidson.

Caity Cramer and Reagan Pratt both knocked down three 3-pointers for Arcadia. Cramer led the Redskins (4-2) with 19 points, Pratt scored 14 and Samantha Burnett (5 assists) added 11.

ARCADIA (4-2)

Burnett 2-6–11, Pratt 4-3–14, Golden 1-0–2, Rodriguez 1-0–2, Cramer 7-2–19. TOTALS: 15-44 11-12–48.

OLD FORT (4-2)

Magers 3-3–9, Wilkinson 3-0–6, Pence 2-0–6, Davidson 4-5–13, Reineck 3-6–14, Woodall 1-3–5. TOTALS: 16-42 17-21–53.

Arcadia 7 19 0 22 — 48

Old Fort 11 11 13 18 — 53

3-Point GOALS: Arcadia 7-17 (Pratt 3, Burnett, Cramer 3); Old Fort 4-8 (Pence 2, Reineck 2).

rebounds: Arcadia 18 (Golden 4); Old Fort 25 (Davidson 13).

turnovers: Arcadia 14; Old Fort 8.

junior varsity: Old Fort, 29-23.

MILLER CITY 51

VANLUE 29

MILLER CITY– A battle of the Wildcats became pretty one-sided when Miller City used a fast start and a strong finish to beat Vanlue 51-29 on Saturday in a nonleague girls basketball game.

Natalie Koenig scored 18 points and Abi Lammers had 13 for Miller City. The Putnam County Wildcats went up 15-7 in the first quarter and capped their sixth win in seven games with a 29-11 advantage in the second half.

Vanlue (3-5) got another double-double from Emma Biller, a senior forward who scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds.

VANLUE (3-5)

Franks 1-1–3, Price 1-0–2, Phillips 2-1–5, S. King 1-0–2, Biller 6-4–17. TOTALS: 11-42 6-10–29.

MILLER CITY (6-1)

Lammers 6-1–13, Kuhlman 2-2–6, Teders 1-2–4, Hermiller 1-0–2, Koenig 6-6–18, L. Otto 1-0–2, Reyna 0-2–2, M. Otto 2-0–4. TOTALS: 19-13–51.

Vanlue 7 11 5 6 — 29

Miller City 15 7 12 17 — 51

3-Point GOALS: Vanlue 1-10 (Biller); Miller City 0.

rebounds: Vanlue 30 (Biller 10).

turnovers: Vanlue 20.

junior varsity: Miller City, 56-17.

AYERSVILLE 51

MCCOMB 47

DEFIANCE — Ayersville outscored McComb 20-10 in the fourth quarter to earn a 51-47 nonleague girls basketball victory on Saturday.

Malorie Schroeder’s 18 points and five steals led the Panthers, who fell to 3-3 overall. Olivia Miehls added 16 points and nine rebounds.

Kaylee Dockery and Taylor Addington had 16 and 15 points, respectively, with Addington notching 11 rebounds for the Pilots (1-4).

MCCOMB (3-3)

Shoop 2-0–4, Like 1-1–3, H. Schroeder 2-1–6, Miehls 7-2–16, Mal. Schroeder 6-4–18. TOTALS: 18-56 8-15 — 47.

AYERSVILLE (1-4)

Addington 6-3–15, Dockery 7-0–16, Froelich 5-1–11, Dales 1-0–2, Okuley 3-0–7. TOTALS: 22-49 4-8 — 51.

McComb 3 18 16 10 — 47

Ayersville 9 10 12 20 — 51

3-Point GOALS: McComb 3-14 (Mal. Schroeder 2, H. Schroeder 1); Ayersville 3-12 (Dockery 2, Okuley 1).

rebounds: McComb 26 (Miehls 9); Ayersville 30 (Addington 11).

turnovers: McComb 17; Ayersville 17.

junior varsity: Ayersville, 27-15.

KENTON 53

RIVERDALE 32

KENTON — Kenton blew a close game wide open with a 20-6 romp in the third quarter in rolling to a 53-32 nonleague girls basketball win over Riverdale on Saturday.

Lindsey Smith tossed in 16 points, Kenzie Bays had 14 and Sid Plott netted 10 as Kenton improved to 3-2 on the season.

Lanie Howell and Reagan McKinniss both had eight points for Riverdale (4-4). Carrigan Vent had a team-high 12 rebounds.

Both teams struggled to find their accuracy. Riverdale was 12 of 52 from the field and 5 of 12 from the line, while Kenton attempted 31 3-pointers, made five, was 22 of 72 from the field overall and converted just 2 of 6 free throws.

RIVERDALE (4-4)

Howell 3-0–8, Breidenbach 2-1–5, Searfoss 1-0–2, Rothlisberger 1-1–4, Sudlow 0-1–1, Vent 2-0–4, McKinniss 3-2–8. TOTALS: 12-52 5-12–32.

KENTON (3-2)

Plott 4-0–10, Bays 5-2–14, Hildrith 2-0–6, Smith 8-0–16, Manns 2-0–5, Hugley 1-0–2. TOTALS: 22-72 2-6–53.

Riverdale 8 10 6 8 — 32

Kenton 11 13 20 9 — 53

3-Point GOALS: Riverdale 3-10 (Howell 2, Rothlisberger); Kenton 5-31 (Plott 2, Bays 2, Manns).

rebounds: Riverdale 35 (Vent 12); Kenton 50.

turnovers: Riverdale 16; Kenton 9.

junior varsity: Kenton, 33-13.

ROSSFORD 49

ELMWOOD 48

ROSSFORD — Sammi Mikonowicz scored all seven of Rossford’s points in overtime as the Bulldogs edged Elmwood 49-48 for a Northern Buckeye Conference girls basketball win Saturday.

Brooklyn Thrash’s 19 points paced the Royals, who fell to 5-2 overall, 2-2 in the NBC.

Monica Pupik added 12 points for the Bulldogs (5-1, 3-1).

eLMWOOD (5-2, 2-2 NBC)

Zimmerman 3-1–8, Mareches 2-0–5, Murray 3-0–7, Thrash 7-5–19, Minich 2-0–5, Bingham 2-0–4. TOTALS: 19 6-11 — 48.

ROSSFORD (5-1, 3-1 NBC)

Schimming 3-0–9, Pupik 6-0–12, Glowacki 2-0–6, Mikonowicz 7-8–22. TOTALS: 18 8-17 — 49.

Elmwood 10 7 14 11 6 — 48

Rossford 13 4 9 16 7 — 49

3-Point GOALS: Elmwood 4 (Zimmerman, Mareches, Murray & Minich); Rossford 5 (Schimming 3, Glowacki 2).

GENOA 60

FOSTORIA 27

GENOA — Genoa sharpshooter Caitlin Cruickshank bombed in eight 3-pointers and scored 31 points on Saturday in leading the Comets to a 60-27 Northern Buckeye Conference girls basketball win over Fostoria.

Cruickshank, a 5-foot-9 junior guard, pumped in six 3-pointers and scored 22 of her 31 points in the first half. Kendall Gerke and Rylee Frederickson added 10 points each as the Comets (3-4, 1-3 NBC) notched their first league win.

Christina Maurer scored eight points and Mya Weimerskirch added seven for Fostoria (0-8, 0-4 NBC), which fell behind 34-12 at the half.

FOSTORIA (0-8, 0-4 NBC)

Maurer 3-2–8, Weimerskirch 3-0–7, Velazquez 1-0–2, Johnson 1-2–4, Durst 0-1–1, Castro 2-0–5. TOTALS: 10-5–27.

GENOA (3-4, 1-3 NBC)

Goodman 0-1–1, Gerke 4-1–10, Cruickshank 11-1–31, Fredrickson 3-4–10, Bradfield 1-3–5, Goodman 1-1–3. TOTALS: 20-11–60.

Fostoria 9 3 8 7 — 27

Genoa 17 17 16 10 — 60

3-Point GOALS: Fostoria 2 (Weimerskirch, Castro); Genoa 9 (Cruickshank 8, Gerke).

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