Monday/Tuesday basketball roundup: Sidney can’t keep up late with Tippecanoe


Botkins, Lehman earn lopsided wins over Riverside, Houston

By Bryant Billing - [email protected]



Tippecanoe’s Liam Poronsky goes up for a shot against as Sidney junior forward Mitchell Davis tries to block during a Miami Valley League game on Tuesday in Sidney. The Yellow Jackets were outscored 13-2 over the last nine minutes and lost 39-24.

Tippecanoe’s Liam Poronsky goes up for a shot against as Sidney junior forward Mitchell Davis tries to block during a Miami Valley League game on Tuesday in Sidney. The Yellow Jackets were outscored 13-2 over the last nine minutes and lost 39-24.


Rob Kiser | AIM Media Midwest

SIDNEY — Sidney couldn’t keep up with Tippecanoe in the fourth quarter of a Miami Valley League game on Tuesday and lost 39-24.

The Red Devils (5-1, 4-0 MVL Miami Division) built a 6-3 lead by the end of the first quarter and led 15-12 at halftime after each team scored nine points in the second.

Tippecanoe led 26-22 late in the third but scored the last basket of the quarter to take a six-point lead, then finished with an 11-2 advantage in the fourth to pull away.

Myles Vordemark scored seven points and had six rebounds for Sidney (5-4, 4-4). A’zon Steele scored seven points.

Sidney shot 10 for 40 (25 percent) from the floor and was outrebounded 34-19. Tippecanoe shot 15 for 50 (30 percent).

Botkins 61, Riverside 46

The Trojans won a nonconference game on Tuesday in De Graff.

Carter Pleiman led Botkins (5-4) with 25 points while Jordan Herzog scored 19.

Kaleb Schindelwolf led Riverside (4-5) with 15 points and had three rebounds. Ayden Clary scored nine points and had three rebounds.

Lehman Catholic 42, Houston 25

The Cavaliers won a nonconference game on Tuesday in Sidney.

Justin Chapman led Lehman (7-3) with 21 points and had six rebounds. Donovan O’Leary scored nine points and had eight rebounds and five steals.

Rusty Vondenhuevel led Houston (1-8) with nine points. Parker Herrick scored seven points.

Mississinawa Valley 63, Fairlawn 57

The Jets lost a nonconference game on Tuesday at Mississinawa Valley.

Fairlawn dropped to 1-10 overall. No statistics were reported.

• Girls basketball

Jackson Center 45, Covington 38

The Tigers won a nonconference game on Tuesday in Jackson Center.

Presley Reese led Jackson Center (7-5) with 18 points while McKinley Reichert scored 12.

Franklin-Monroe 55, Fairlawn 35

The Jets lost a nonconference game on their home court on Tuesday.

Avery North led Fairlawn (1-13) with 14 points.

Milton-Union 50, Riverside 24

The Pirates lost a Three Rivers Conference game on Tuesday in West Milton.

Emma Saylor and Kaylee Fulkerson each scored eight points for Riverside (4-6, 2-4 TRC).

MONDAY RESULTS

• Girls basketball

Botkins 42, Parkway 35

The Trojans won a nonconference game on Monday in Botkins.

Camdyn Paul led Botkins (8-5) with 14 points while Delana Pitts scored 10 points and had eight rebounds, three steals and two assists.

Tippecanoe’s Liam Poronsky goes up for a shot against as Sidney junior forward Mitchell Davis tries to block during a Miami Valley League game on Tuesday in Sidney. The Yellow Jackets were outscored 13-2 over the last nine minutes and lost 39-24.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2023/01/web1_Liam.jpgTippecanoe’s Liam Poronsky goes up for a shot against as Sidney junior forward Mitchell Davis tries to block during a Miami Valley League game on Tuesday in Sidney. The Yellow Jackets were outscored 13-2 over the last nine minutes and lost 39-24. Rob Kiser | AIM Media Midwest
Botkins, Lehman earn lopsided wins over Riverside, Houston

By Bryant Billing

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Coaches can report results for Sidney Daily News’ daily roundups by sending scores, statistics and comments as soon as possible after games to [email protected]

Coaches can report results for Sidney Daily News’ daily roundups by sending scores, statistics and comments as soon as possible after games to [email protected]