Miller City girls collect first win
Thursday, January 09, 2014 5:54 PM
MILLER CITY - Miller City outscored Fort Jennings in the second half Thursday night to claim a 50-40 non-league win over Fort Jennings.The Musketeers had a 24-15 halftime lead before the Wildcats outscored them 35-16 in the second half for the win. A 20-11 run in the third quarter by Miller City helped them turn the game around.
Cassie Niese led Miller City (1-10) with a game high 23 points as well as eight rebounds and five assists. Liz Klear added 12 points and Haley Lammers had six rebounds.
Kylie Jettinghoff had 10 points to lead the Musketeers and Cassie LIndeman had eight points and 11 rebounds.
Fort Jennings won the junior varsity game 34-31.
CONTINENTAL - Ottoville outscored Continental in the second half Thursday night to post a 51-48 Putnam County League win.
The Pirates had a 23-20 halftime lead before the Big Green outscored them 31-25 in the second half. Ottoville cut a point off their halftime deficit in the third quarter with a 14-13 scoring advantage before winning the fourth quarter scoring battle 17-12 to complete the comeback.
Taylor Mangas led the Big Green (2-1, 5-5) with 13 points, while Courtney Von Sossan had nine points. Nicole Kramer and Brooke Mangas both had eight points.
Paige Ordway led the Pirates (2-1, 6-5) with 20 points and Sloane Zachrich had 10 points and nine rebounds.
Ottoville won the junior varsity game.
Columbus Grove 70
MIDDLE POINT - Columbus Grove jumped out to an early lead Thursday evening in claiming a 70-54 Northwest Conference win.
The Bulldogs jumped out to an 18-12 first quarter lead and were up 40-28 at the break with a 22-16 second quarter scoring edge. Columbus Grove finished the game with a 30-26 second half scoring advantage that included a 24-17 fourth quarter scoring advantage.
Sydney McCluer led the Bulldogs (2-1, 8-4) with 16 points, while Jade Clement had 15 points and Sammi Stechschulte added 11 points.
Christine Stemen led the Lancers (1-3, 4-7) with 16 points and Julia Thatcher had 12 points.
Columbus Grove won the junior varsity game.
VANLUE - Leipsic remained in the thick of the Blanchard Valley Conference race Thursday night with a 55-26 win over Vanlue.
The Vikings are 4-1 in the BVC and 9-3 overall. No other details of the game were available.