FINDLAY — Lima Senior improved to 12-4 overall and 7-1 in the Three Rivers Athletic Conference with a 65-42 girls basketball victory Thursday night against the host Trojans (3-12, 1-8 TRAC).
Destiny McDonald and Talor Washington each had 14 points and Nakiya Sigman (12) and Ajohlon Bullock (11) also each reached double digits for the Spartans.
Bath 43, Defiance 23
BATH — Chandler Clark had 14 points and five assist, Kaleigh Ketchum scored nine and Dasia Hardison had seven rebounds and three steals for the host Wildkittens (7-7, 5-1 Western Buckeye League).
Shawnee 44, Van Wert 33
VAN WERT — Tessa Jordan had 12 points and six rebounds, Grace O’Connor had nine points and five rebounds, Aaliyah Fowler had eight points and five steals and Trinity Gearing recorded seven blocked shots for Shawnee (3-12, 2-3 WBL). Individual stats for Van Wert (3-11, 0-5 WBL) were not reported by deadline.
Allen East 46, Lincolnview 36
HARROD — Kate Newland and Ally Richardson each had 11 points and Lauren Criblez scored 10 for Allen East (11-2, 4-1 Northwest Conference). Brianna Ebel had 10 points and Lakin Brant scored nine for Lincolnview (5-10, 0-4 NWC).
Crestview 41, Ada 17
ADA — Olivia Cunningham had 10 points and Lizzie Bowen scored nine for Crestview (8-5, 3-2 NWC), which had nine players scores at least two points apiece. Kirsten Poling had 10 points for Ada (1-14, 0-4 NWC).
Delphos St. John’s 49,
DELPHOS — The host Blue Jays withstood a 17-12 Cavaliers rally in the fourth quarter to earn the Midwest Conference victory.
Aubrie Friemoth had 12 points, Betty Vorst scored 11 and Melanie Koenig and Paige Gaynier each had eight points for DSJ (9-5, 3-3 MAC). Alli May had 17 points and Kate Leichty scored 12 for Coldwater (7-7, 2-3 MAC).
St. Marys 41, Kenton 36
ST. MARYS — Lauren Cisco had 12 points and Carly Caywood scored 10 for the host Roughriders (6-8, 3-2 WBL). Sid Plott had 11 points and Lindsey Smith scored 10 for Kenton (3-10, 1-4 WBL).
New Bremen 61, Parkway 13
ROCKFORD — Kelly Naylor had 17 points and Madison Cordonnier scored 11 for the Cardinals (11-4, 3-2 MAC), who had 11 players score at least two points each. Kris Kirby led Parkway (2-11, 0-5 MAC) with four points.
Van Buren 44, Pandora-Gilboa 29
PANDORA — Lacie Fenstermaker had 11 points and Regan Russell scored seven for P-G (3-10, 0-7 Blanchard Valley Conference).
Paulding 51, Delphos Jefferson 49
DELPHOS — Chelsi Geisige had 15 points and Audrey Geisige scored 13 for Paulding (5-9, 1-4 NWC). Aly Lindeman had 15 points and Kaylee Buzard and Delaney Deuel each scored 10 for Jefferson (6-9, 1-3 NWC).
SPENCERVILLE — Before the start of Friday night’s Bluffton at Spencerville varsity game, veterans will be recognized, and there will be a dedication of a “POW/MIA Chair of Honor.”
Coldwater goes 1-1
WEST MILTON — Coldwater defeated Milton-Union 48-25 and lost to Covington 55-21. Individual results were not reported.
West to play
in Senior Bowl
MOBILE, Ala. — Kentucky safety Darius West, a Lima Central Catholic graduate, will be a member of the South squad in the Senior Bowl to be played at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at Ladd-Peebles Stadium. The game is scheduled to be broadcast on NFL Network.
Pothast scores 25
Wapakoneta graduate Sarah Pothast had 25 points and 11 rebounds in Ediston State Community College’s 81-41 victory Wednesday night at Clark State Community College. Pothast’s teammate and Bath grad Elysabette Andrews had two points and a rebound.
Earlier in the week the Ohio Community College Athletic Association (OCCAC) named Pothast the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II Player of the Week for Jan. 7-13.
Pothast played 46 minutes in wins against Hocking College (124-31) and Lorain County Community College (84-50), averaging 23.5 points, 6.5 rebounds, two assists and 1.5 blocks per game and shooting 77 percent (17-22) from the floor and knocking down 13-of-14 foul shots.
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