TOLEDO — Nakiya Sigman had 12 points as Lima Senior defeated Whitmer 47-42 in girls high school basketball Thursday night.
Ajohlon Bullock, Lexi Williams and Samya Wright each had seven points also for the victorious Spartans.
Allen East 45, Ada 44
HARROD — Tori Newland scored the last two of her 23 points with 3.1 seconds remaining to give the Mustangs the victory. Emma Tobe also had 14 points for the host Mustangs. Courtney Sumner had 13 points and Kirsten Poling scored 11 for Ada.
Bath 44, Elida 32
BATH TOWNSHIP — Esther Bolon had 14 points and Chandler Clark and Ruby Bolon each scored nine as the Wildkittens moved to 9-0 overall and 3-0 in the Western Buckeye League. Teammate Madelyn Renner had nine rebounds. Addisyn Freeman had 10 points and seven rebounds and Rachel Mitchell scored nine for the Bulldogs (3-5, 1-2 WBL).
Delphos Jefferson 46
DELPHOS — Rosie Williams had 22 points and Mary Kelly Mulcahy (16) and Olivia Stolly (13) also scored in double digits for Lima Central Catholic. Aly Lindeman had 13 points and Addy Stewart scored 12 for the Delphos Jefferson.
Columbus Grove 52,
COLUMBUS GROVE — Kenzie King had 22 points and eight rebounds, Angel Schneider had 12 points and Erin Downing had seven points and 10 rebounds for the Bulldogs (8-1, 3-0 Northwest Conference). Janae Pease, Chelsi Giesige and Audrey Giesige each had seven points for the Panthers (7-2, 1-2 NWC).
Delphos St. John’s 40
DELPHOS — Brooke Erhart had 10 points, Brooke Vennekotter and Brenna Smith each scored nine and Grace Klausing contributed 12 rebounds for the visiting Wildcats. Page Gaynier had 23 points and Melanie Koenig had nine rebounds for DSJ.
Fort Loramie 75,
New Bremen 28
NEW BREMEN — Madison Cordonnier had 13 points for the host Cardinals.
Coldwater 36 (OT)
OTTOVILLE — Jocelyn Geise had 11 points and Nicole Knippen scored 10 for the host Big Green. Annelise Harlamert had 11 points and Kate Leichty scored nine for the Cavaliers.
SPENCERVILLE — Emma Leis had 17 points and Nelaya Burden scored 15 and had seven rebounds for the host Bearcats. Jordan Decker had 18 points for the Lancers.
Van Wert 33,
VAN WERT — Kyra Welch had 15 points and Jaylyn Rickard scored 10 for the host Cougars. Makenzie Wilson had 17 points for the Redskins.
Lehman Catholic 61,
Upper Scioto Valley 28
SIDNEY — Kennedy Hall had 14 points and three steals and Allison Moore had eight points for USV.
Riverdale 55, Cory-Rawson 41
MOUNT BLANCHARD — Zoe Chisholm had 15 points, eight rebounds and fi9ve steals and Mack Cascaden scored 10 for C-R.
South Adams 46, Parkway 44
ROCKFORD — Claire Eichler had 18 points and 10 rebounds for Parkway.
Vanlue 38, Pandora-Gilboa 21
VANLUE — Lacie Fenstermaker had seven points and eight rebounds for P-G.
Wayne Trace 60, Fort Jennings 32
HAVILAND — Kirsten Luersman had 14 points for Fort Jennings.
SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Aomsin Nongkhom (113 pounds), Ethan Morgan (120), Cory Beach (126), Trent Fairburn (145) and Joey Hale (195) all won by pin for the host Indians.
Kenton 39, Bath 24
Kenton’s Josh Hart (138) and Bath’s Zachary Simpson (182) won by pin.
BLUFFTON — Saturday’s competiton has 115 wrestlers from Allen East, Bath, host and defending champ Bluffton, Delphos Jefferson, Delphos St. John, Elida, Lima Central Catholic, Lima Senior, Pandora-Gilboa, Shawnee, and Spencerville scheduled to compete.
Matches are scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. with the final round at approximately 3:30 p.m.
LIMA — Samantha Zeltner had the high series (337) and game (172) for Shawnee at 20th Century Lanes.
Celina 2,267, Kenton 1,879
KENTON — Brianna Henning had the high series (317) and game (168) for the visiting Bulldogs at Hillcrest Lanes.
Celina 2,522, Kenton 2,365
KENTON — Britt Hole had the high series (403) and game (203) for the visiting Bulldogs at Hillcrest Lanes. Teammate Kaleb Fishbaugh rolled a 202 game. Logan Levan had the high series (372) and Eric Begley had the high game (211) for the Wildcats.
Continental 51, Holgate 39
CONTINENTAL — Mitchell Coleman had 22 points and Gavin Huff scored eight for the host Pirates.
The 2019 Border Battle Tournament between Upper Scioto Valley, Waynesfield-Goshen, Ada and Allen East will be contested from Thursday, Dec. 26, to Saturday, Dec. 28, at Upper Scioto Valley High School in Alumni Fieldhouse. This is a change as the 2019 tournament was originally scheduled to be played at Allen East.
Dec. 28 game times have also changed due to Ohio State playing in the NCAA football playoff.
The tournament schedule is as follows:
Thursday, Dec. 26, girls varsity, Ada vs. Waynesfield-Goshen, 6 p.m. with Allen East vs. Upper Scioto Valley to follow.
Friday, Dec. 27, boys varsity, Ada vs. Waynesfield-Goshen, 6 p.m. with Allen East vs. Upper Scioto Valley to follow
Saturday, Dec. 28, girls consolation, 10 a.m.; boys consolation, noon; girls championship, 3 p.m.; boys championship, 5 p.m.
Those with question should contact Chad Howard at email@example.com.
New Bremen grad
LEXINGTON, Ky. — The University of Michigan’s Paige Jones, a New Bremen graduate, was named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-America third team.
The All-America honor is the first for Jones Last week, she was named to the AVCA All-North Region team.
Jones, who was a unanimous All-Big Ten first team selection this season, improved her game in every facet after a season that earned her a spot on the All-Big Ten freshman team. In two fewer games as a sophomore, Jones had 61 more kills, 20 more digs and 17 more total blocks. Her hitting percentage jumped nearly 60 points, finishing the season with a .252 mark after hitting .195 as a freshman.
LIMA — Four members of the Northwestern Ohio men’s soccer team have received United Soccer Coaches postseason honors.
Mikhail Radchenko was selected as a First Team All-American as well as First Team All-North Region while Marc Skelton and Karim Jouini joined Radchenko on the All-North Region First Team and Luka Pekovic was named to the All-North Region Second Team.
Off the pitch, Skelton and Pekovic were chosen to the Scholar All-American Team.
for UNOH players
LIMA — Six University of Northwestern Ohio players have received United Soccer Coaches postseason honors.
Julie Cazanave (and defender Kate Agyemang were selected First Team All-Americans as well as First Team All-North Region. Lisa Venrath joined Cazanave and Agyemang on the All-North Region First Team while Jeweleen Reuille and Agnes Stefansdottir were named Second Team All-North Region.
Off the pitch, Cazanave, Agyemang and defender Ellen Sandstroem were named to the Scholar All-North Region Team. Cazanave and Agyemang were also chosen to the Scholar All-American Team, with Cazanave recognized as the Scholar Player of the Year.
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