WEST LIBERTY – WL-S defeated Southeastern, 46-41, in OHC girls basketball on Saturday. The win improved the Tigers to 11-1 (6-0 OHC) on the season.
Mikalia McIntosh had 12 points and Gabby Hollar added 11 for the Tigers.
In the jayvee contest, WL-S won, 35-16. Mya King and Camrin Rice each scored 7 points.
Cardinals fall on road
CEDARVILLE – Cedarville defeated Triad, 71-27, in OHC girls basketball on Saturday.
“Cedarville is talented and has good size and they play the game extremely well,” THS Coach Jeff Merklin said.
Cedarville led, 19-7, after a quarter and 36-10 at the half.
Alea Ferguson scored 14 points to lead the Cardinals and Tori Thomas chipped in 7 rebounds.
In the jayvee game, Cedarville won, 32-10. Shelby Sheets had 5 points and Kayleigh Boldman had 9 steals for the Cardinals.
Triad falls to 3-10, 2-5 with the loss.
Urbana loses to Cougars
Kenton Ridge topped Urbana, 84-47, in CBC/KTD girls basketball on Saturday.
The Cougars raced out to a 43-27 lead at halftime and never looked back.
Hunter Rogan had 18 points, 12 rebounds and 6 assists in the loss for Urbana. Bridget Ofori had 10 points and Alaina Lyons added 8.
M’burg boys win
MECHANICSBURG – Mechanicsburg edged Ridgemont, 56-51, in boys basketball Saturday to get its first win of the season and Coach Tyler Craig’s first career victory.
The Indians held a 50-35 lead going into the final quarter and held off a Gophers’ rally to claim the victory.
Chris Taylor had a career-high 28 points in the win, while Logan Hurst added 10 for the Indians.
“I couldn’t be more proud of a group of young men who never stop competing and putting forth their best effort,” Craig said.
Graham boys fall
ST. PARIS – Ponitz defeated Graham, 81-68, in boys basketball on Saturday night.
Andrew Ford had 24 points to lead the Falcons in defeat, while Brevan King added 14.
Ponitz led by just a point at halftime, but roared away out of the intermission and held off a Graham comeback effort in the fourth.
The Falcons fall to 3-8 on the season.
Graham girls lose
Benjamin Logan defeated Graham, 51-38, in CBC/MRD girls basketball on Saturday.
Bethany Horner had 14 points and Sarah Flora scored 7 for Graham.
The Raiders won the jayvee game, 44-36. Madi Vanscoy had 13 points in that contest and Katey Nash had 9.
The West Liberty-Salem 7th grade boys basketball team lost to Anna, 40-29. Isaac Brown had 7 points and Owen Johnson scored 6.
The West Liberty-Salem 8th grade boys basketball team lost to Anna, 45-43, in overtime. Nick Burden had 17 points, Jace Wade had 10 and Tanner LeVan had 8.
The West Liberty-Salem 7th grade girls basketball team lost to Anna, 45-27. Emily Hollar had 12 points and 8 steals, while Aubrey Williams had 5 points and 6 rebounds.
The West Liberty-Salem 8th grade girls basketball team lost to Anna, 32-25. Selena Weaver had 8 points and 11 rebounds, while Anna McGill had 6 points and 7 rebounds.