VERSAILLES — Lima Central Catholic recovered from a 32-26 halttime deficit by outscoring Versailles 26-10 in the third quarter and 17-14 in the final period for a 69-56 boys high school basketball victory Tuesday night.
Tre Garner and Biggz Johnson each had 14 points and Jay Riepenhoff scored 12 for the visiting Thunderbirds.
Wapakoneta 70, New Knoxville 39
NEW KNOXVILLE — Aaron Good had 22 points and Adam Scott scored 20 for the Redskins. Andrew Poppe had 10 points for the Rangers.
Elida 57, Piqua 50
PIQUA — The Bulldogs saw their 18-11 first-quarter advantage disappear to a 28-all tie at halftime. Elida then outscored the hosts 13-6 in the third quarter to provide the winning margin.
Matt Fish had 21 points and Dante Wheeler scored 15 for Elida (7-5).
Minster 74, Greenon 47
MINSTER — Mike Ketner had 25 points and five assists, Jarod Schulze had 14 points and six rebounds, Jacob Salazar scored 11 and Cody Frericks contributed six rebounds for the Wildcats.
Columbus Grove-Kalida game moved to Friday
COLUMBUS GROVE — In an effort to avoid the impending inclement weather this weekend, Columbus Grove will now be playing host to Kalida on Friday instead of Saturday with the junior varsity game scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.
O-G at No. 4
in latest poll
Ottawa-Glandorf remained at No. 4 in Division III in the latest Associated Press media poll released Tuesday.
Minster dropped for No. 1 to No. 2 in Division IV following its 56-48 double-overtime loss Saturday to now top-ranked Fort Loramie. Ottoville dropped from seventh to ninth in D-IV.
New Bremen 47,
St. Marys 36
NEW BREMEN — Madison Cordonnier had 15 points and Kayla Bergman scored 12 for the host Cardinals. Lauren Cisco had 13 points and Noelle Ruane scored 12 for St. Marys.
McComb 53, Miller City 47
MILLER CITY — Natalie Koenig (15), Kylie Berner (12) and Abi Lammers (11) each scored in double figures for Miller City.
MIDDLE POINT — Brianna Ebel had 16 points and Lana Carey and Adia Welch each scored 10 for Lincolnview.
RAWSON — Zie Chisholm had 13 points and Sami Roth scored eight for C-R.
North Baltimore 66,
Upper Scioto Valley 42
MCGUFFEY — Briona Hurley (13), Avery Sanders (11) and Haylie Martin (10) each reached double digits for USV.
Van Wert 37, Paulding 34
PAULDING — The Cougars recovered from a 27-16 halftime deficit by outscoring the Panthers 14-7 in the third period. Jerica Huebner had 12 points and Abby Jackson scored eight for Van Wert. Chelsi Geisige had 11 points and Bri Townley scored eight for Paulding.
Crestview 39, Coldwater 32
CONVOY — Lauren Gilliland had 11 points and 18 rebounds and Annelise Harlamert had nine points and seven rebounds for Coldwater. Crestview’s individual scoring was not reported.
Kalida 53, Tinora 41
DEFIANCE — Abby Wurth had 13 points and nine rebounds, Grace Klausing had 12 points, four steals and six rebounds and Lauren Langhals scored 11 for Kalida.
Celina 2,350, Ottawa-Glandorf 1,999
CELINA — Jamie Coats had the high series (379) and game (201) for Celina at Plaza Lanes. Brianna Siebeneck had the high series (343) and game (198) for O-G.
Celina 2,604, Ottawa-Glandorf 2,567
CELINA — Britton Hole had the high series (381) and Nate Langenkamp had the high game (217) for the host Bulldogs at Plaza Lanes. Jarrett Johns had the high series (383) and game (206) for O-G.
Bath grad Dackin
passes 1,000 points
ASHLAND — Bath graduate Maddie Dackin became the 22nd player in Ashland University program history to reach 1,000 career points with a career-tying 23 points in the 15-1 Eagles’ 62-28 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference victory Saturday at Purdue Northwest. She enters Thursday’s home game against Saginaw Valley State with 1,012 points. Dackin is also tied for eighth in AU women’s basketball history with 118 games played.
During the senior guard’s career, Ashland has gone 119-4, including 2016-17 when the Eagles went 37-0 and won the NCAA Division II championship. Last season, Ashland made the championship game again, falling 66-52 to Central Missouri.
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