Loramie remains unbeaten, wins 51-36


Houston edgesFairlawn in OT

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Jackson Center’s Olivia Clark (right) shoots as Botkins’ Paige Lane defends at Jackson Center Thursday in County girls basketball action.

Jackson Center’s Olivia Clark (right) shoots as Botkins’ Paige Lane defends at Jackson Center Thursday in County girls basketball action.


Staff report

FORT LORAMIE — Fort Loramie settled down after a shaky first quarter and went on to beat visiting Russia in County girls basketball action Thursday, 51-35.

The Lady Redskins go to 2-0 in the league and 4-0 overall. Russia is now 1-2 and 2-3.

Russia’s Tiffany Hatcher stunned the hosts in the opening quarter with four three-pointers, leading the Lady Raiders to a 14-8 lead in the early going.

But from that point on, Loramie allowed Hatcher just four more points the rest of the way, and went on a 17-0 run that put the Lady Redskins on top for good at 25-14.

Loramie remained in control the rest of the way, but the Lady Raiders stayed in it.

Loramie standout Jessica Boerger poured in 25 points to score nearly half her team’s points on the night. She added 10 rebounds and six steals.

Hatcher finished with 16 and Maria Herron 12 for Russia.

Russia (35) — Cordonnier 3, Monnin 2, Hatcher 16, Herron 12, Wilson 2.

Fort Loramie (51) — Frey 6, Quinter 2, Stang 2, Boerger 25, Holthaus 6, Hoying 6, Frey 4.

Score by quarters:

Russia 14 18 25 35

Loramie 14 29 40 51

Three-pointers: Russia 6 (Hatcher 4, Herron 2); Loramie 3 (Frey 2, Boerger).

Records: Loramie 4-0, Russia 2-3.

Reserve score: Loramie 29, Troy Christian 19.

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Houston 53, Fairlawn 46, ot

HOUSTON — Houston and Fairlawn had a thriller Thursday night in County play at Houston, the Lady Wildcats winning 53-36.

Houston is now 2-1 in the County and 3-5 overall. Fairlawn is 0-3 and 0-5.

The two teams were deadlocked at 46-46 after regulation but Houston outscored the Lady Jets 7-0 in the overtime. Kara Maier had two points through four quarters, then scored four in the extra period.

Rebekah New had the hot hand from long range, hitting four threes and finishing with 17 to lead Houston. Jenna Winner added 13.

Audrey Francis had 24 to lead Fairlawn

Fairlawn (46) — Brautigam 7, Roe 7, Francis 24, Dudgeon 2, Tyler 6.

Houston (53) — Maier 6, Hensley 4, Winner 13, Stang 9, S. Monnin 4, New 17.

Score by quarters:

Fairlawn 8 22 29 46 46

Houston 12 20 34 46 53

Three-pointers: Houston 4 (New 4); Fairlawn 3 (Brautigam, Francis, Tyler).

Records: Houston 3-5, Fairlawn 0-6.

Tuesday

JC 66, Riverside 22

JACKSON CENTER — Jackson Center rolled to an easy non-league win, beating Riverside 66-22 in action Tuesday night,

Nicole Fogt had 16 and Cassie Meyer 11 for Jackson, and three others finished with nine.

The win put the Lady Tigers at 3-0 for the season with Botkins coming to town tonight.

Riverside (22) — Stephens 3, Davis 7, Giles 8, Proffitt 4.

Jackson Center (66) — Reese 1, P. Meyer 7, Esser 9, Hickey 2, Elchert 2, C. Meyer 11, Fogt 16, Clark 9, Ware 9.

Score by quarters:

Riverside 6 10 16 22

Jackson 11 32 48 66

Three-pointers: Riverside 1 (Giles); Jackson 3 (C. Meyer 2, Fogt).

Records: Jackson 3-0, Riverside 2-3.

Reserve score: Jackson 39, Riverside 32.

Jackson Center’s Olivia Clark (right) shoots as Botkins’ Paige Lane defends at Jackson Center Thursday in County girls basketball action.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2015/12/web1_SDN121015JCGbball.jpgJackson Center’s Olivia Clark (right) shoots as Botkins’ Paige Lane defends at Jackson Center Thursday in County girls basketball action.
Houston edgesFairlawn in OT

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