Leipsic wins sectional title
Sunday, February 24, 2013 2:47 AM
OTTAWA - Leipsic blanked Holgate in the third quarter Saturday night to win a DIvision IV sectional title at the Ottawa-Glandorf Division IV girls sectional.The Vikings advance to the Division IV district tournament at Liberty-Benton Thursday night to play the winner of the game between Riverdale and Arlington at 8 p.m.
Leipsic trailed 20-17 at halftime before outscoring the Tigers 11-0 in the third quarter for a 28-20 lead. The Vikings closed out their win with a 12-10 run in the fourth quarter.
Maddie Steffen led the Vikings with 10 points and Haley Gerten added nine points. Amber Gerdeman had eight points and grabbed nine rebounds and Kelly Nadler pulled down eight rebounds.
Mattie Grim led the Tigers with 13 points and Marissa Myles had 10 points.
In the first game at Ottawa-Galndorf Saturday night, top-seeded Patrick Henry held off Ayersville 39-33. The Patriots used an 11-3 run in the fourth quarter for the win.
Kelsey Tietje led the Patriots with 23 points and 12 rebounds.
Molly Hammersmith had 10 points for Patrick Henry.