Francis gets 35 in Fairlawn win


Staff report

UNION CITY — Fairlawn rolled to a 30-10 halftime lead and went on to beat Mississinawa Valley 61-42 in non-league girls basketball Thursday night.

The Lady Jets are now 4-125 heading to Jackson Center today.

Audrey Francis poured in 35 points to lead Fairlawn, hitting 13 for 32 from the field and adding eight free throws. She also had 10 rebounds for a double-double, and finished with six assists.

Mollie Roe added 15 for Fairlawn

Fairlawn (61) — Brautigam 3, Roe 15, Francis 35, Dudgeon 8.

Mississinawa (42) — Johnson 2, Stump 11, S. Hunt 6, Willis 3, K. Hunt 8, Dirksen 7, Stachler 5.

Score by quarters:

Fairlawn—15 30 51 61

Mississinawa—4 10 22 42

Three-pointers: Fairlawn 1 (Francis); Mississinawa 4 (Stump 3, S. Hunt).

Records: Both teams 4-15.

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Anna 71, Graham 34

ANNA — Anna posted an easy 71-34 victory over visiting Graham in non-league action Thursday at Anna.

The win put the No. 2-ranked Lady Rockets at 18-1 going into the County championship game today at Fort Loramie.

Anna had three in double figures, led by Avery Bensman with 18 to go with six assists and five steals.

Nicole Barhorst had 14 points and nine rebounds, six of them on the offensive end, and Macey Huelskamp had 13 points and nine rebounds, with also six on the offensive end. Abby Gaydosh had six steals and Sarah Bettinger had four steals.

Graham (34) — Horner 4, K. Smith 6, Henry 4, Gibson 14, B. Smith 4, Theodor 2.

Anna (71) — Bettinger 6, Bensman 18, Barhorst 14, Schmitmeyer 4, Huelskamp 13, Boyd 7, A. Gaydosh 6, Spicer 3.

Score by quarters:

Graham—14 21 25 34

Anna—21 42 56 71

Three-pointers: Anna 1 (Barhorst); Graham 0.

Records: Anna 18-1, Graham 5-13.