COLUMBUS GROVE — Columbus Grove put three players in double figures and dominated the first half on Saturday in rolling to a 52-30 win over Leipsic in Putnam County League girls basketball action.

Kenzie King nailed five 3-pointers and led Grove with 17 points. Angel Schneider scored 14 points and Erin Downing had 10 for the Bulldogs, who jumped to a 34-16 lead at the half in climbing to 11-2 overall and remaining unbeaten (4-0) in the PCL.

Grove, which handed Ottoville its lone league loss on Jan, 4, will face Miller City (3-1 PCL) on Saturday in a key league matchup.

Whitney Langhals scored nine points and Liz Scheckelhoff added eight for Leipsic (7-6, 2-2 PCL).

LEIPSIC (7-6, 2-2 PCL)

Berger 2-0–4, Scheckelhoff 4-0–8, Langhals 3-1–9, Haselman 1-0–2, Hermiller 1-0–2, Martinez 2-0–5. TOTALS: 13-34 1-3–30.

COLUMBUS GROVE (11-2, 4-0 PCL)

Schneider 6-2–14, Schafer 1-0–2, Downing 5-0–11, Clement 0-1–1, King 6-0–17, Gladwell 2-0–5, Ridenour 0-2–2. TOTALS: 20-52 5-10–52.

Leipsic 6 10 8 6 — 30

Columbus Grove 17 17 13 5 — 52

3-Point GOALS: Leipsic 3-9 (Langhals 2, Martinez); Columbus Grove 7-19 (King 5, Gladwell, Downing).

rebounds: Leipsic 20; Columbus Grove 30 (Schneider 7, Downing 7).

turnovers: Leipsic 22; Columbus Grove 10.

junior varsity: Columbus Grove, 30-18.

MCCOMB 63

ADA 32

McCOMB — McComb’s Malorie Schroeder and Olivia Miehls combined for 27 points during an explosive first quarter that highlighted the Panthers 63-32 nonleague girls basketball win over Ada on Saturday.

Schroeder scored 14 points and Miehls tossed in 13 during McComb’s 31-point first quarter. The Panthers led 44-22 at the half and cruised to their ninth win in 13 games.

Schroeder finished with 23 points, Miehls had 15 and Eliza Dehart added 10. Alexis Shoop had six rebounds and six assists.

Courtney Sumner knocked down three 3-pointers and led Ada (5-9) with 11 points.

ADA (5-9)

Sumner 4-0–11, Poling 3-1–7, Acheson 2-0–6, Wills 2-2–6, Waugh 1-0–2. TOTALS: 12-37 3-5–32.

MCCOMB (9-4)

Grubb 1-0–2, Shoop 2-0–5, H. Schroeder 1-0–2, Miehls 6-1–15, Mad. Schroeder 1-0–2, Bryan 2-0–4, E. Dehart 5-0–10, Mal. Schroeder 9-3–23. TOTALS: 27-57 4-4–63.

Ada 9 13 5 5 — 32

McComb 31 13 8 11 — 63

3-Point GOALS: Ada 5-11 (Sumner 3, Acheson 2); McComb 5-16 (Shoop, Miehls 2, Mal. Schroeder 2).

rebounds: Ada 19 (Wells 5, Like 5); McComb 24 (Shoop 6).

turnovers: Ada 14; McComb 6.

OTTAWA-GLANDORF 54

FORT RECOVERY 41

OTTAWA — Ottawa-Glandorf used excellent overall balance to post a 54-41 girls basketball victory over state-ranked Fort Recovery on Saturday.

Only five players scored for O-G (11-1) but all five had between 9 and 12 points. Brianna Schimmoeller and Chloee Glenn led the Titans with 12 points each, Erin Kaufman netted 11, Kelsey Erford 10 and Maggie Verhoff 9.

O-G pulled out to a 16-9 lead in the first quarter and maintained that 7-to-10 point edge most of the way.

Whitley Rammel had a team-high 10 points for Fort Recovery (9-3), which entered the game ranked No. 10 among Ohio’s Division IV schools.

FORT RECOVERY (9-3)

Fortkamp 1-0–2, Kahlig 2-0–5, Wendel 1-2–4, Patch 1-0–2, Muhlenkamp 4-0–9, Vaughn 3-1–9, Rammel 5-0–10. TOTALS: 17-3–41.

OTTAWA-GLANDORF (11-1)

Erford 3-4–10, Verhoff 3-0–9, Schimmoeller 5-0–12, Kaufman 3-5–11, Glenn 5-1–12. TOTALS: 19-10–54.

Fort Recovery 9 13 13 6 — 41

Ottawa-Glandorf 16 13 16 9 — 54

3-Point GOALS: Fort Recovery 4 (Kahlig, Muhlenkamp, Vaughn 2); Ottawa-Glandorf 6 (Verhoff 3, Schimmoeller 2, Glenn).

rebounds: Fort Recovery 16; Ottawa-Glandorf 18.

turnovers: Fort Recovery 19; Ottawa-Glandorf 12.

junior varsity: Ottawa-Glandorf, 40-31.

MILLER CITY 49

ARLINGTON 42

MILLER CITY — Miller City’s Abi Lammers nearly outrebounded Arlington herself as she totaled 19 points, 21 rebounds, five steals and three assists as the Wildcats knocked off the Red Devils 49-42 in a nonleague girls basketball game Saturday.

Natalie Koenig scored 20 points for Miller City (11-1), which had a 35-21 advantage on the glass and went 21 of 33 from the free-throw line. Arlington (9-5) was 12 of 18 from the line.

Hailey Essinger’s 20 points, six rebounds and five steals led Arlington. Lindsay Dodds added 14 points and six boards.

ARLINGTON (9-5)

Essinger 9-2–20, Dodds 4-6–14, Jolliff 1-1–3, Lotz 0-2–2, Sheets 1-0–2, Dillon 0-1–1. TOTALS: 15-49 12-18 — 42.

MILLER CITY (11-1)

Koenig 6-8–20, Lammers 7-5–19, Kuhlman 0-8–8, Otto 1-0–2. TOTALS: 14-39 21-33 — 49.

Arlington 6 7 10 19 — 42

Miller City 11 13 9 16 — 49

3-Point GOALS: Arlington 0-14; Miller City 0-7.

rebounds: Arlington 21 (Essinger & Dodds 6); Miller City 35 (Lammers 21).

turnovers: Arlington 18, Miller City 23.

HOPEWELL-LOUDON 66

SANDUSKY ST. MARY 29

BASCOM — Unbeaten Hopewell-Loudon played a strong first quarter and a dominating second period in rolling to a 66-29 win over Sandusky St. Mary on Saturday in a Sandusky Bay Conference River Division matchup.

Olivia Zender scored 18 points, MaKayla Elmore had 17 and Kaia Woods tossed in 12. Woods also had nine steals and Zender eight as the Chieftains, 11-0 overall and 9-0 in league play, forced Sandusky St. Mary into 32 turnovers.

H-L padded a 23-13 first-quarter edge to 42-18 with a 19-5 barrage in the second quarter.

Jillian Mcguire led Sandusky St. Mary (6-6, 6-3 SBC River) with 10 points.

SANDUSKY ST. MARY (6-6, 6-3 SBC RIVER)

Mcguire 5-0–10, Weilnau 3-0–6, Near 2-1–5, Morrow 2-0–4, Kromer 0-2–2, Colavincenzo 1-0–2. TOTALS: 13-42 3-7–29.

HOPEWELL-LOUDON (11-0, 9-0 SBC RIVER)

Zender 8-1–18, Elmore 5-7–17, Woods 5-1–12, Beidelschies 4-0–9, Coleman 3-0–6, Kreais 1-0–2, Searles 0-2–2. TOTALS: 26-64 11-15–66.

Sandusky St. Mary 13 5 7 4 — 29

Hopewell-Loudon 23 19 8 16 — 66

3-Point GOALS: Sandusky St. Mary 0-6; Hopewell-Loudon 3-18 (Zender, Woods, Beidelschies).

rebounds: Sandusky St. Mary 36 (Morrow 8); Hopewell-Loudon 23 (Elmore 5, Woods 5).

turnovers: Sandusky St. Mary 32; Hopewell-Loudon 11.

SENECA EAST 51

ARCADIA 47

ARCADIA — Seneca East outscored Arcadia in only one quarter on Saturday, but the Tigers’ 26-11 edge in the third period was enough to carry them to a 51-47 nonleague win over the Redskins.

Jessica Bowerman led Seneca East with 23 points and eight rebounds. Makenna Depinet added 12 points for the Tigers (11-2), who trailed 24-15 at the half before breaking loose in the third quarter.

Caity Cramer knocked down six 3-pointers and led Arcadia (9-4) with 21 points. Cramer also had six rebounds, five steals and made the only free throw for the Redskins, who were outscored 11-1 from the line.

SENEcA EAST (11-2)

Hamilton 1-0–2, Bowerman 9-2–23, Bordner 0-1–1, Depinet 3-5–12, Hicks 3-3–9. TOTALS: 18-40 11-15–51.

ARCADIA (9-4)

Burnett 2-0–5, Pratt 4-0–9, Golden 2-0–4, Le. Rodriguez 3-0–6, Cramer 7-1–21, Ward 1-0–2. TOTALS: 19-44 1-2–47.

Seneca East 9 6 26 10 — 51

Arcadia 10 14 11 12 — 47

3-Point GOALS: Seneca East 4-12 (Bowerman 3, Depinet); Arcadia 8-21 (Cramer 6, Burnett, Pratt).

rebounds: Seneca East 18 (Bowerman 8); Arcadia (Cramer 6).

turnovers: Seneca East 8; Arcadia 14.

junior varsity: Seneca East, 42-21.

FORT JENNINGS 58

PANDORA-GILBOA 33

PANDORA — Fort Jennings’ Kristen Luersman put together a 29-point, 13-rebound double-double as the Musketeers beat Pandora-Gilboa 58-33 in Putnam County League girls basketball play Saturday.

Jessie Foust and Chloe Wieging both added 10 points for Fort Jennings (1-13, 1-3 PCL), which led 18-7 after the first quarter and 37-15 at halftime.

Taelor Miller had 13 points to front the Rockets (1-11, 0-3 PCL).

FORT JENNINGS (1-13, 1-3 PCL)

Foust 4-2–10, Koester 0-2–2, Fitzpatrick 2-2–7, Luersman 12-5–29, Wieging 4-2–10. TOTALS: 22 13-16 — 58.

PANDORA-GILBOA (1-11, 0-3 PCL)

Miller 5-3–13, Fenstermaker 3-1–7, Kinsinger 2-0–4, Russell 0-4–4, Augsburger 1-1–3, Simons 1-0–2. TOTALS: 12 9-15 — 33.

Fort Jennings 18 19 17 4 — 58

Pandora-Gilboa 7 8 10 8 — 33

3-Point GOALS: Fort Jennings 1 (Fitzpatrick); Pandora-Gilboa 0.

turnovers: Fort Jennings 12, Pandora-Gilboa 20.

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