Lady Jackets 10-0 after easy win

Sidney’s Adrianne Miller tangles with Bellefontaine’s Mallory Stolly in girls basketball action at Sidney Tuesday night.

Sidney’s Adrianne Miller tangles with Bellefontaine’s Mallory Stolly in girls basketball action at Sidney Tuesday night.

Staff report

SIDNEY — The unbeaten Sidney High girls basketball team didn’t figure to have much trouble getting past Bellefontaine in non-league action Tuesday, and that was the case, the Lady Jackets building a 23-point lead at the half and going on to a 73-31 victory.

The win gives Sidney a 10-0 record and dropped the Lady Chieftains to 2-9. Sidney will host Houston on Monday.

“First game back and we came out well,” said Sidney coach Megan Mummey. “We contributed the ball inside to Sylvia) Hudson and (Celena) Taborn. When they were doubled and tripled, our guards were able to knock down shots. A lot of unselfish play tonight. We got everyone to score and it was an overall team victory.”

Taborn had just six at the half but poured in 17 in the final two periods to finish with 17. Hudson added 21.

Ashley Egan had nine, coming on three three-pointers in the first quarter.

Bellefontaine (31) — A. Stolly 10, M. Stolly 6, Martin 11, Lonsway 1, Mitchell 3.

Sidney (73) — Davis 5, Nuss 3, Egan 9, Kindle 4, Miller 2, Timmons 2, Rowland 4, Hudson 21, Taborn 23.

Score by quarters:

Belle.—8 12 25 31

Sidney—22 35 58 73

Three-pointers: Sidney 5 (Egan 3, Davis, Nuss); Bellefontaine 2 (A. Stoly 2).

Records: Sidney 10-0, Bellefontaine 2-9.


Loramie 60, Maysville 48

FORT LORAMIE — Fort Loramie jumped out to a 16-7 lead after a quarter and went on to notch an impressive win, beating Maysville in non-league girls basketball action Tuesday afternoon.

Fort Loramie goes to 6-2 on the year and it at Versailles Saturday.

Maysville, a Division 2 school from the Zanesville area, suffered just its second loss of the season.

The Lady Redskins were led by Holly Frey with 15 points. Abby Holthaus added 14 and was 6-for-7 from the floor and Katy Hoying was 4-for-4 from the field and 2-for-2 from the line to finish with 10 points. Frey also had five steals, five rebounds and four assists.

Fort Loramie shot well from the field, hitting 21 of 35 shots for 60 percent. The Lady Redskins were 17 for 25 from the line.

Maysville was 18 for 40 from the floor, 45 percent, and dropped in 10 of 13 free throws.

Maysville (48) — Bennett 8, Sshirley 4, Nichols 2, Sidwell 16, Stottsberry 6, Kirkbride 12.

Loramie (60) — R. Frey 7, Quinter 7, Luebke 2, Boerger 5, Holthaus 14, Hoying 10, H. Frey 15.

Score by quarters:

Maysville—7 17 33 48

Loramie—16 28 46 60

Three-pointers: Loramie 1 (R. Frey); Maysville 2 (Shirley, Kirkbride).

Records: FL 6-2, Maysville 9-2.

Reserve score: FL 46, Maysville 29.

RUSSIA — Russia’s Lady Raiders pulled away in the final period to upset visiting New Knoxville in non-league girls basketball action at Russia Monday night, 43-34.

The win put the Lady Raiders at 4-6 overall and dropped the Lady Rangers to 6-4. Russia is at Arcanum on Saturday and New Knoxville will hosts Waynesfield next on Tuesday.

Russia led after every quarter turn, but it was still just a four-point game after three quarters at 32-28. But the Lady Raiders held Knoxville to just six fourth-quarter points and hit 5-for-6 from the line in the final period to pull out the victory.

Russia had three players finish with double figures. Laurissa Poling had 13 and both Jenna Cordonnier and Maria Herron added 10 each. Poling set the tone for the Lady Raiders, scoring eight of her points in the first quarter to get her team off to a quick start.

For Knoxville, Abby Lageman had 16 points.

New Knoxville (34) — Schroer 9, Miller 5, Lammers 2, Lageman 16, Leffel 2.

Russia (43) — Cordonnier 10, Poling 13, Hatcher 5, Wilson 1, Pleiman 4, Herron 10.

Score by quarters:

Knoxville—9 20 28 34

Russia—10 22 32 43

Three-pointers: Russia 3 (Herron 3, Hatcher); Knoxville 2 (Schroer, Miller).

Records: Russia 4-6, NK 6-4.


NB 42, Houston 38

NEW BREMEN — New Bremen held a 13-8 lead after one quarter and that turned out to be critical, because Houston battled to the end before the Lady Cardinals pulled out a 42-38 victory in non-league girls basketball action Monday night at Bremen.

The loss left Houston at 5-7 overall going into a game at Sidney on Monday. New Bremen raiseds its record to 8-3 on the year and is at Botkins on Saturday.

Houston had two players in double figures. Jenna Winner finished with 14 and Macey Stang added 13.

New Bremen also had two in double digits, with Jane Homan scoring 13 and Debbie Paul 12. Paul added 10 rebounds for a double-double.

Houston struggled from the field, hitting just 13-for-51 for 25 percent. New Bremen wasn’t a whole lot better, canning 16 of 49 for 32 percent.

Houston outrebounded the Lady Cardinals 33-30.

Houston (38) — Maier 2, Hensley 3, Winner 14, Stang 13, S. Monnier 2, New 4.

New Bremen (42) — Homan 13, Paul 12, Jones 9, Clune 6, Bergman 2.

Score by quarters:

Houston—8 18 30 38

Bremen—13 23 34 42

Three-pointers: Houston 3 (Stang 2, New); Bremen 4 (Clune 2, Jones, Homan).

Records: Houston 5-7, NB 8-3.

Reserve score: NB 39, Houston 18.


Fairlawn 48, Bethel 47

SIDNEY — Fairlawn was up six after three quarters, but had to hang on tight to get past visiting Bethel in non-league girls basketball action Monday at Fairlawn, 48-47.

It was the second win in a row for the Lady Jets and put them at 2-9 on the season heading into a game next Tuesday at New Bremen.

Bethel is now 5-5.

Fairlawn fell behind 15-9 after one quarter but regrouped and outscored the Lady Bees 19-10 in the second period to take the lead.

Audrey Francis had a big game again to lead the Lady Jets. After a scoreless first quarter, she scored 15 of her team’s 19 points in the second quarter and went on to finish with 23. She also had seven assists, nine rebounds and three steals.

Lauren Dudgeon added nine points for the Lady Jets.

Bethel (47) — Grable 13, Hawthorne 10, Hardert 7, E. Crase 2, Schwieterman 13, Koewler 2.

Fairlawn (48) — Brautigam 4, Roe 6, Francis 23, Dudgeon 9, Tyler 7.

Score by quarters:

Bethel—15 25 38 47

Fairlawn—9 28 44 48

Three-pointers: Bethel 1 (Grable); Fairlawn 3 (Tyler 2, Francis).

Records: Fairlawn 2-9, Bethel 5-5.

Sidney’s Adrianne Miller tangles with Bellefontaine’s Mallory Stolly in girls basketball action at Sidney Tuesday night.’s Adrianne Miller tangles with Bellefontaine’s Mallory Stolly in girls basketball action at Sidney Tuesday night.