Houston girls winthird straight game


Staff report

HOUSTON — The Houston girls hit six three-pointers and led from start to finish in downing visiting New Knoxville in girls basketball action Tuesday.

The win puts Houston at 3-3 after its third straight win, and the Lady Wildcats will host Botkins on Saturday.

Rebecca New had three of her team’s three-pointers on her way to a game-high 15 points. Morgan Ely added 12 points.

New Knoxville (32) — Schroer 6, Miller 8, Schwieterman 6, Scott 8, M. Jurosic 4.

Houston (44) — Maier 4, Ely 12, S. Monnier 7, J. Monnier 4, Jarrett 2, New 15.

Score by quarters:



Three-pointers: Houston 6 (New 3, Ely 2, S. Monnier); NK 2 (Miller 2).

Records: Houston 3-3, NK 1-3.

Reserve score: Houston 37, NK 32, OT


Anna 43, Miami East 30

ANNA — Anna only led by three after three quarters at 33-30, but then held Miami East without a point in the fourth quarter to win 43-30 in non-league girls basketball action Tuesday at Anna.

The win snapped a two-game losing streak and put the Lady Rockets at 2-2 on the season heading to Jackson Center Saturday.

Anna trailed 19-11 after one quarter, but turned up the defense and held East to just 11 points total over the next three periods.

Macey Huelskamp led a balanced Anna attack with 10. Breah Kuck added nine, and Brooke Gaydosh and Emily Aufderhaar both had eight.

East (30) — Howard 2, Kinnison 6, Mack 2, C. Miller 9, E. Hawkins 2, G. Hawkins 2, B. Miller 7.

Anna (43) — Aufderhaar 8, Gaydosh 8, Rowland 6, Meyer 2, Huelskamp 10, Kuck 9.

Score by quarters:



Three-pointers: ME 3 (C. Miller 2, B. Miller); Anna 3 (Kuck 2, Gaydosh).

Records: Anna 2-2, ME 2-3.

Reserve score: Anna 57, ME 25.


MV 42, Fairlawn 40

Fairlawn led by 11 points at the half and by six after three quarters, but couldn’t hang on in a 42-40 loss to visiting Mississinawa in girls non-league basketball action Tuesday at Fairlawn.

The loss leaves the Lady Jets at 0-4 going to Fort Loramie on Saturday.

“We had the lead the whole game but their pressure killed us down the stretch,” said Fairlawn coach Gavin Cathcart.

Mississinawa hit a shot with 2.4 seconds remaining to win it.

McCalla Huelskamp had 11 points to lead Fairlawn.

Mississinawa (42) — Johnson 1, Stump 19, Hunt 11, K. Hunt 3, Lavy 2, Stachler 6.

Fairlawn (40) — Pierce 8, Morrison 2, Roush 6, Dudgeon 8, Strunk 5, Huelskamp 11.

Score by quarters:



Three-pointers: MV 6 (Stump 5, Stachler); Fairlawn 1 (Pierce).

Records: Fairlawn 0-4.



Russia 64, Newton 41

RUSSIA — The Russia Lady Raiders rode the hot hand of Maria Herron to a 64-41 rout of visiting Newton in non-league girls basketball action Monday night.

Russia successfully bounced back from its first loss of the season Saturday to run its record to 4-1 on the year with Marion Local coming to town Saturday for another non-league test.

It was Newton’s first loss of the season after three straight wins.

Herron drained five three-pointers and finished with 21 points to lead the Lady Raiders. Laurissa Poling added 17 points, and Tiffany Hatcher had nine, with two threes.

Russia raced to a 21-7 lead after a quarter and had the score doubled on the Lady Indians by the half at 34-17.

Newton (41) — McBride 19, Alexander 4, Flannery 2, Kessler 3, Stang 2, Wolf 7, Dunlavy 4.

Russia (64) — Cordonnier 7, Poling 17, Hatcher 9, Wilson 4, Herron 21, Colby 2, Gaerke 4.

Score by quarters:



Three-pointers: Newton 5 (McBride 4, Kessler); Russia 7 (Herron 5, Hatcher 2).

Records: Newton 3-1, Russia 4-1.


Riverside 46, IL 36 (OT)

DEGRAFF — Riverside outscored Indian Lake 10-0 in the overtime, with all 10 points coming at the free throw line in a 46-36 verdict in non-league girls action Monday night at Riverside.

The win put the Lady Pirates at 1-2 heading into a game Saturday at Stivers.

Indian Lake outscored the Lady Pirates 10-2 in the fourth quarter to pull even at 36 after regulation. But in the overtime, Riverside put on a free-throw shooting clinic, hittting 10 of 11. Up to the overtime, the Lady Pirates attempted just four in the game.

Courtnie Smith was 4-for-5 from the line in the OT, and Shelby Giles 4-for-5. Aubrie Stillings was 2-for-2.

Marissa Davis had a big game for the Lady Pirates, posting her third double-double in three outings. She had 11 points and pulled down 17 rebounds.

Smith led the Lady Pirates in scoring with 12 and Stillings finished with 10.

Indian Lake (36) — Holliday 2, Hogan 2, Kaffenbarger 4, Stidam 18, Skelton 2, Evilsizor 8.

Riverside (46) — Smith 12, Davis 11, Giles 9, Stillings 4, Kreglow 4.

Score by quarters:



Three-pointers: Riverside 0, Lake 3 (Stidam 3).

Records: Riverside 1-2, Lake 2-2.