Thursday roundup: Big 2nd helps Anna run away from Jackson Center


Houston beats Botkins in thriller

By Bryant Billing - bbilling@sidneydailynews.com



Breah Kuck

Breah Kuck


JACKSON CENTER — Anna used a big second quarter to spark a 48-25 Shelby County Athletic League win on Thursday in Jackson Center.

The Rockets led 14-8 at the end of the first quarter and outscored the Tigers 18-5 in the second to take a 19-point halftime lead.

Breah Kuck led Anna with 17 points, including four 3-pointers. Ella Doseck added 10 points and Lindsey Barhorst scored seven.

Katie Sosby led Jackson Center with 17 points.

The Rockets made 11-of-15 free-throw attempts while Jackson Center made 4-of-10.

Houston 34, Botkins 30

Addie White hit a 3 and Hayden Riesenbeck made a foul shot in the final 20 seconds to break a tie and lift the Wildcats to a home SCAL win on Thursday.

Houston led 9-6 at the end of the first quarter but Botkins rallied to tie it 14-14 at halftime. The Trojans had a 23-18 lead heading into the fourth quarter before the Wildcats mounted a comeback.

Amber Stangel led Houston with 11 points while White had nine. Carmen Heuker led the Trojans with 11 while Taira Greve added nine.

St. Marys 59, Sidney 34

No information was reported.

Russia 48, Fairlawn 37

No information was reported.

New Knoxville 49, Spencerville 37

The Rangers handed Spencerville its first loss of the season in a nonconference game on Thursday. They led 21-15 at halftime. After outscoring the Bearcats 17-16 in the third, New Knoxville put the game away with an 11-6 scoring advantage in the fourth.

Erin Scott led the Rangers with 18 points and made 6-of-8 free-throw attempts in the fourth to help the team pull away. Megan Jurosic added 12 points.

BOWLING

Sidney sweeps Fort Loramie

Sidney’s boys and girls bowling squads swept Fort Loramie on Thursday.

The boys squad won 2,484-1,906 to improve to 7-1 overall. Drake Cromes had a 490 series, Kaden Abbott had a 454 series and Jaxon Rickey had a 430 series.

“Another nice all-around performance for the boys squad,” Sidney coach Trent Knoop said. “Drake had a very nice night tonight. He’s really had a steady year so far. The team has been able to count on his consistency throughout the season.”

The girls defeated Fort Loramie 1,430-1,043 to improve to 2-6 overall. Sarah Bell had a 285 series and Emma Hurley had a 249 series.

“Big win for the girls team,” Knoop said. “Our two freshman, Sarah and Emma, have really been a big part of the team so far this year. I’m excited to see how they grow as the season goes on. They sure are putting in some good work.”

Breah Kuck
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Houston beats Botkins in thriller

By Bryant Billing

bbilling@sidneydailynews.com

Coaches can report results for Sidney Daily News’ daily roundups by sending scores, statistics and comments as soon as possible after games to sidneysports@aimmediamidwest.com.

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