Girls basketball: Ottawa-Glandorf defeats Kalida in opener

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KALIDA — Ottawa-Glandorf got off to a slow start, but quickly rallied to notch a 46-33 victory over Kalida on the opening night of girls high school basketball Friday at Kalida.

Kelsey Erford led the Titans with 16 points and two 3-pointers.

O-G’s Erin Kaufman had 15 points, eight rebounds and three assists. She also had four steals.

Grace Klausing and Brenna Smith both had 10 points for Kalida. Klausing and Brooke Vennekotter had four rebounds.

Kalida went out to a 7-0 first-quarter lead over O-G.

The Titans outscored Kalida 19-4 in the second quarter to take a 19-11 at the half. O-G led 28-26 after three quarters.

The Titans forced 27 Kalida turnovers and were able to pull away in the final quarter.

O-G had 17 turnovers.

O-G won the boards, 25-19.

Kalida shot 41 percent from the field, while O-G hit 38 percent.

McDonald’s Holiday


Arlington 48, Allen East 44

BLUFFTON – Arlington knocked off Allen East in the opening round of the McDonald’s Holiday Tournament at Bluffton.

Arlington led 24-20 at the half and 35-32 after three quarters.

Savana Brooks led Allen East with 17 points.

Alex Rodriguez scored 10 for the Mustangs, while Elle Richardson had eight.

Arlington will meet Cory-Rawson in the championship game at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Bluffton.

Allen East will play Bluffton in the consolation game at 5:30 p.m.

Cory-Rawson 39, Bluffton 29

BLUFFTON – Cory-Rawson’s Zoe Chisolm scored 16 points, with two 3-pointers, to lead the Hornets over Bluffton in the second game of the night in the Holiday Tournament at Bluffton.

Karissa Welte added 10 points for Cory-Rawson.

Kylie Stackhouse paced Bluffton with nine points.

Bluffton led 23-20 at the half, but Cory-Rawson had a 30-24 lead after three.

Leipsic 61, Pandora-Gilboa 29

LEIPSIC – Leipsic got 17 points from both Liz Scheckelhoff and Ava Henry to help the Vikings run past Pandora-Gilboa.

Scheckelhoff added 10 rebounds.

The Vikings’ Whitney Langhals had eight points and seven rebounds.

Leipsic led 28-15 at the half and 48-24 after three.

Lacie Fenstermaker had nine points for the Rockets. Hailey Dysert scored eight.

Leipsic had nine turnovers and forced P-G into 33 turnovers.

St. Marys 71, Fort Jennings 21

FORT JENNINGS – St. Marys had little trouble with Fort Jennings at Fort Jennings.

St. Marys led 24-5 after the first quarter and 42-11 at the half.

Amelia Ankerman paced the Roughriders with 21 points. Laney Menker and Noey Ruane both scored 11 for St. Marys.

Menker had three 3-pointers.

Kiley Tennant had 10 points for St. Marys.

Jessie Foust had 12 points for the Musketeers.

Botkins 68, Hardin Northern 34

DOLA – Botkins led 22-5 after the first quarter and cruised home with a victory at Hardin Northern.

Carmen Hueker led Botkins with 16 points. Aleah Johnson scored 12.

Maddy Grappy paced the Polar Bears with 14 points, reaching 1,000 for her career.

Botkins won the boards, 38-28.

Botkins had 10 turnovers, while Hardin Northern had 20.

Van Wert 30, Coldwater 29

VAN WERT – Riley Rismiller had 16 points and 10 rebounds and Annelise Harlamert had 10 points and eight rebounds for the visiting Cavaliers. Van Wert’s individual scoring was not reported by deadline.

Other scores

Arcanum 55, Fort Recovery 43; Paulding 81, Edgerton 21; Fostoria 52, Continental 35

By Staff Reports

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