Cory-Rawson teammates Jocelyn Peterson (21), Paige McVetta (25) and Pandora-Gilboa’s Taelor Miller (13) try to get control of a loose ball Thursday night at Pandora-Gilboa. (Photo by Kent Tarbox.)

LEIPSIC — Liberty-Benton’s Caitlin Elseser nearly outscored Leipsic by herself Thursday, scoring a game-high 21 points in the Eagles’ 55-22 win in a Blanchard Valley Conference girls basketball game.

Liberty-Benton improved to 17-3, 9-0 BVC and clinched the outright BVC championship. It is L-B’s fourth consecutive outright league title.

Alissa Rhodes had nine points, Brooke Deeter scored eight points and Sydney Elseser had six assists for the Eagles.

Kyrsten Martinez led Leipsic (11-11, 5-5 BVC) with eight points. Liz Scheckelhoff scored six points.

Liberty-Benton (17-3, 9-0 BVC)

Irwin 1-0–3, Kin 1-0–3, Ward 1-0–3, Recker 1-0–3, C. Elseser 9-3–21, Rhodes 3-0–9, S. Elseser 1-0–3, Deeter 3-0″”8, Willow 1-0–2. TOTALS: 21-45 3-3 — 55.

Leipsic (11-11, 5-5 BVC)

Scheckelhoff 2-1–6, Berger 1-0–2, Haselman 1-0–2, Martinez 3-0–8, J. Hermiller 2-0–4. TOTALS: 9-34 1-3 — 22.

Liberty-Benton 16 15 13 11 — 55

Leipsic 6 6 3 7 — 22

3-Point GOALS: Liberty-Benton 10-26 (Rhodes 3, Deeter 2, Irwin, Kin, Ward, Recker, S. Elseser); Leipsic 3-11 (Martinez 2, Scheckelhoff) .

rebounds: Liberty-Benton 24 (C. Elseser 8); Leipsic 16 (Berger 4).

turnovers: Liberty-Benton 10; Leipsic 20.

junior varsity: Liberty-Benton, 27-13 (two quarters).

ARCADIA 40

MCCOMB 39

MCCOMB — Reagan Pratt scored 14 points and Caity Cramer added 11 points and five rebounds on Thursday as Arcadia squeaked past McComb 40-39 in a Blanchard Valley Conference girls basketball game.

Lyndee Ward had five points, four rebounds, three steals and three assists as Arcadia finished its regular season at 13-9, 6-4 BVC.

Olivia Miehls and Malorie Schroeder each had 12 points for McComb (15-6, 6-3 BVC). Miehls had eight rebounds, five steals and three assists.

arcadia (13-9, 6-4 bvc)

Burnett 1-1–3, Pratt 5-2–14, Golden 1-0–2, Le. Rodriguez 2-1–5, Cramer 4-1–11, Ward 2-1–5. TOTALS: 15-32 6-8 — 40.

McCOmb (15-6, 6-3 BVC)

Shoop 1-2–4, Like 2-0–4, H. Schroeder 1-0–3, Miehls 2-8–12, Mad. Schroeder 1-0–2, L. Dehart 1-0–2, Mal. Schroeder 4-3–12. TOTALS: 12-44 13-19 — 39.

Arcadia 10 10 11 9 — 40

McComb 10 12 9 8 — 39

3-Point GOALS: Arcadia 4-12 (Pratt 2, Cramer 2); McComb 2-7 (H. Schroeder, Mal. Schroeder).

rebounds: Arcadia 17 (Cramer 5); McComb 18 (Miehls 8).

turnovers: Arcadia 15; McComb 10.

junior varsity: McComb, 26-17.

VAN BUREN 54

RIVERDALE 41

MOUNT BLANCHARD — Agnes Durliat scored a game-high 14 points and Mady Parker approached a double-double Thursday as Van Buren defeated Riverdale 54-41 in a Blanchard Valley Conference girls basketball game.

Parker scored 12 points with nine rebounds, five assists and five steals for the Black Knights (13-9, 5-5 BVC). Sophia Reineke and Izzy Pawlak each scored six points.

Carrigan Vent had nine points for Riverdale (8-13, 4-6 BVC), with Danielle Searfoss adding eight points.

Van Buren (13-9, 5-5 BVC)

Tabler 0-1–1, Reineke 3-0–6, I. Pawlak 2-0–6, Durliat 7-0–14, Bishop 2-2–6, Parker 5-2–12, Horne 2-0–5, Recker 2-0–4. TOTALS: 23-29 5-11 — 54.

Riverdale (8-13, 4-6 BVC)

Howell 3-1–7, Rodriguez 1-1–4, Breidenbach 2-0–6, Searfoss 4-0–8, Rothlisberger 1-1–4, Sudlow 0-1–1, Vent 3-1–9, McKinniss 1-0–2. TOTALS: 15 5-9 — 41.

Van Buren 17 12 13 12 — 54

Riverdale 15 6 13 7 — 41

3-Point GOALS: Van Buren 3 (I. Pawlak 2, Horne); Riverdale 6 (Breidenbach 2, Vent 2, Rodriguez, Rothlisberger).

rebounds: Van Buren 30 (Parker 9); Riverdale 21.

turnovers: Van Buren 12; Riverdale 16.

junior varsity: Van Buren, 13-9.

NORTH BALTIMORE 43

VANLUE 24

VANLUE — North Baltimore’s Grace Hagemyer recorded a triple-double and the Tigers used a big second half to beat Vanlue 43-24 in a Blanchard Valley Conference girls basketball game Thursday.

Hagemyer totaled 15 points, 16 rebounds, 12 blocks and two steals for the Tigers, who improved to 12-7 overall and finished 7-3 in BVC play. Kenzie Perez added 12 points.

Emma Biller scored eight points and went over the 1,000-point milestone for her career to lead Vanlue (7-15, 1-9 BVC). The Wildcats’ senior now sits at 1,003 career points.

Biller

NORTH BALTIMORE (12-7, 7-3 BVC)

Lennard 1-0–2, Perez 4-2–12, Lee 2-0–6, McCartney 0-2–2, Hagemyer 6-3–15, Inbody 2-2–6. TOTALS: 15-54 9-20 — 43.

VANLUE (7-15, 1-9 BVC)

Carrillo 0-1–1, Franks 2-0–4, Price 1-0–3, Phillips 2-1–5, Biller 3-2–8, Snook 0-3–3. TOTALS: 8 7-13 — 24.

North Baltimore 9 7 18 9 — 43

Vanlue 8 8 8 0 — 24

3-Point GOALS: North Baltimore 4-22 (Perez & Lee); Vanlue 1 (Price).

rebounds: North Baltimore 34 (Hagemyer 16); Vanlue 28.

turnovers: North Baltimore 11, Vanlue 19.

junior varsity: North Baltimore, 27-15.

CORY-RAWSON 51

PANDORA-GILBOA 30

PANDORA — Samantha Roth and Zoe Chisholm each scored 11 points as Cory-Rawson bested Pandora-Gilboa 51-30 in a Blanchard Valley Conference girls basketball game Thursday.

Cory-Rawson finished the regular season at 9-13 overall and 3-7 in BVC play.

Taelor Miller and Becca Luttfring each had eight points for Pandora-Gilboa (2-19, 0-10 BVC). Lacie Fenstermaker added five points and 19 rebounds.

CORY-RAWSON (9-13, 3-7 BVC)

Chisholm 4-2–11, Bowersox 1-0–3, Cascaden 1-1–3, Roth 4-0–11, Peterson 2-0–4, Reese 1-1–3, Vekaryasz 2-0–4, P. McVetta 1-0–2, L. McVetta 3-2–8, Gillfillan 1-0–2. TOTALS: 20 6-22 — 51.

PANDORA-GILBOA (2-19, 0-10 BVC)

Miller 4-0–8, Luttfring 2-2–8, Fenstermaker 2-1–5, Augsburger 1-2–5, Neuenschwander 1-1–3, Russell 0-1–1. TOTALS: 10-51 7-21 — 30.

Cory-Rawson 13 8 17 13 — 51

Pandora-Gilboa 5 1 13 11 — 30

3-Point GOALS: Cory-Rawson 5 (Roth 3, Chisholm & Bowersox); Pandora-Gilboa 3-11 (Luttfring 2, Augsburger).

rebounds: Pandora-Gilboa 39 (Fenstermaker 19).

turnovers: Pandora-Gilboa 19.

junior varsity: Cory-Rawson, 22-18.

ARLINGTON 49

CAREY 43

CAREY — Arlington outscored Carey 32-16 in the second half to turn a double-digit halftime deficit into a 49-43 win in nonleague girls basketball play Thursday.

Lindsay Dodds (15 points) and Kylie Sheets (14) both scored in double figures to lead Arlington (16-5). Hailey Essinger added six points and a team-best five rebounds.

Sadie Arend had 14 points to front Carey (13-7). Alaina Tiell pulled down eight boards.

ARLINGTON (16-5)

Dodds 4-7–15, Sheets 6-1–14, Lotz 3-0–8, Essinger 1-3–6, Crist 2-0–6. TOTALS: 16-40 11-13 — 49.

CAREY (13-7)

Arend 6-0–14, Av. Stewart 4-0–9, Ad. Stewart 2-4–8, Tanner 2-1–6, Tiell 0-2–2, Roark 1-0–2, Wood 1-0–2. TOTALS: 16-40 7-11 — 43.

Arlington 7 10 18 14 — 49

Carey 7 20 9 7 — 43

3-Point GOALS: Arlington 6-20 (Lotz & Crist 2, Sheets & Essinger); Carey 4-13 (Arend 2, Av. Stewart & Tanner).

rebounds: Arlington 17 (Essinger 5); Carey 24 (Tiell 8).

turnovers: Arlington 11, Carey 18.

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