Anna stays perfect in County


Minster's #30 Courtney Prenger gets the rebound as New Bremen's #44 Kayla Bergman, left, and #42 Amanda Brown, right, reach for the ball at Minster Thursday.

Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Minster's #30 Courtney Prenger gets the rebound as New Bremen's #44 Kayla Bergman, left, and #42 Amanda Brown, right, reach for the ball at Minster Thursday. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News


Staff report

SIDNEY — Anna remained unbeaten in County girls basketball action with a 53-31 win over Fairlawn in action at Fairlawn Thursday. But it wasn’t easy.

Fairlawn was within 34-31 after three quarters, but Anna outscored the Lady Jets 19-0 in the final period.

Nicole Barhorst had 15 and Avery Bensman 11 for Anna. Mollie Roe had 12 and Audrey Francis 11 for Fairlawn.

The Lady Rockets are now 8-0 in the league and 13-1 on the season. Fairlawn is 0-8 and 2-12.

Anna (53) — Bettinger 6, Bensman 11, Barhorst 15, Schmitmeyer 2, Huelskamp 8, Grimes 2, Spicer 9.

Fairlawn (31) — Roe 12, Francis 11, Dudgeon 2, Tyler 6.

Score by quarters:

Anna—16 24 34 53

Fairlawn—7 19 31 31

Records: Anna 13-1, Fairlawn 2-12.

Three-pointers: Fairlawn 2 (Tyler 2); Anna 1 (Barhorst).

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Jackson Center 44, Houston 39

JACKSON CENTER – Cassie Meyer had one of those can’t-miss nights, and it led to the Lady Tigers beating Houston 44-39 in county play Thursday at Jackson.

Meyer was 6 for 8 overall from the field, including 4 for 5 from three-point range in finishing with 16 points for the Lady Tigers.

Teammate Nicole Fogt added a double-double of 10 points and 10 rebounds.

For Houston, Jenna Winner had 15 and Macey Stang 10.

Houston (39) — Maier 2, Hensley 4, Winner 15, Stang 10, S. Monnier 6, Jarrett 2.

Jackson (44) — Reese 2, P. Meyer 2, Esser 6, Elchert 3, C. Meyer 16, Fogt 10, Clark 3, Ware 2.

Score by quarters:

Houston—8 18 29 39

Jackson—12 25 31 44

Three-pointers: Houston 1 (Stang), JC 5 (C. Meyer 4, Elchert).

Records: JC 8-5, Houston 5-10.

Reserve score: JC 33, Houston 23.

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Loramie 54, Botkins 35

BOTKINS — Fort Loramie upped its County record to 6-1 with a 54-35 victory over Botkins Thursday at Botkins.

The Lady Redskins are 10-2 overall. Botkins is 1-7 in the County and 7-8 overall.

Loramie got 20 points from Jessica Boerger and 15 from Holly Frey.

Paige Lane led Botkins with 13.

Loramie (54) — R. Frey 4, Luebke 2, Boerger 20, Hoying 7, H. Frey 15, Holthaus 2, Meyer 4.

Botkins (35) — Heuker 8, Bergman 8, Lane 13, Woodall 6.

Score by quarters:

Loramie—17 29 41 54

Botkins—7 17 27 35

Three-pointers: Loramie 2 (Boerger, R. Frey); Botkkins 1 (Lane).

Records: FL 11-2, Botkins 7-8.

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Lehman 49, Lima Perry 18

LIMA — Lehman’s girls had no trouble beating winless Lima Perry in Northwest Central Conference girls basketball Thursday, the final being 49-18.

It was an important win for Lehman because it kept the Lady Cavs unbeaten in NWCC play at 4-0. They are 6-7 overall. Perry is 0-11.

Grace Monnin had 10 to lead Lehman, which put 10 girls in the scoring column.

Lehman (49) — Edwards 4, Olding 4, O’Leary 2, Manning 10, McIver 2, Brandt 2, Lee 5, Fogt 9, Hall 7, Rego 4.

Perry (18) — Phillips 6, Healey 9, Denson 2, Crockett 1.

Score by quarters:

LC— 17 29 43 49

Perry—2 5 10 18

Records: LC 6-7; Perry 0-11.

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New Knoxville 39, Delphos SJ 22

NEW KNOXVILLE — New Knoxville cruised to its third straight win, beating Delphos St. John’s 39-22 in Midwest Athletic Conference play Thursday.

The Lady Rangers go to 4-1 in the MAC and 9-4 overall.

Kenzie Schroer had 12 to lead the Lady Rangers.

DSJ (22) — Zuber 2, Schultz 14, Fischbach 6.

NK (39) — Miller 1, Schwieterman 6, Lammers 2, Lageman 8, Scott 2, Leffel 8, Schroer 12.

Score by quarters:

DSJ—7 13 18 22

NK—6 17 30 39

Three-pointers: NK 0, DSJ 2 (Schultz 2).

Records: NK 9-4, DSJ 8-6.

Minster’s #30 Courtney Prenger gets the rebound as New Bremen’s #44 Kayla Bergman, left, and #42 Amanda Brown, right, reach for the ball at Minster Thursday.

Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2016/01/web1_SDN011416MinstGbball.jpgMinster’s #30 Courtney Prenger gets the rebound as New Bremen’s #44 Kayla Bergman, left, and #42 Amanda Brown, right, reach for the ball at Minster Thursday.

Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News