OTTOVILLE — Ottoville outscored Kalida in the third quarter Thursday evening on their way to a 47-42 Putnam County League girls basketball win.
The Wildcats had a 26-22 halftime lead after outscoring the Big Green 15-10 to start the game. Ottoville's defense stepped up in the third quarter holding Kalida to five points while the Big Green offense was scoring 15 for a 37-31 lead. Kalida managed to cut one point off the Ottoville lead in the fourth quarter.
Brooke Mangas and Annie Lindeman both had 14 points to lead the Big Green. Alicia Honigford added 10 points.
Jackie Gardner led the Wildcats with 10 points.
Ottoville won the junior varsity game 31-30.

Columbus Grove 60
Paulding 29
COLUMBUS GROVE — Columbus Grove outscored Paulding over the first three quarters Thursday evening on their way to a 60-29 Northwest Conference win.
The Bulldogs opened the game with an 18-8 first quarter scoring margin and were up 28-14 at halftime. A 23-2 run in the third quarter broke the game open.
Jade Clement had 13 points for the Bulldogs (3-1, 9-5), while Julia Wynn had nine points and 10 rebounds.
Columbus Grove won the junior varsity game 62-14.

Continental 55
Fort Jennings 41
CONTINENTAL — Continental overcame a slow start in each half Thursday evening to claim a 55-41 Putnam County League decision from Fort Jennings.
The Musketeers had a 14-6 lead after one quarter before the Pirates outscored them 18-5 in the second quarter for a 24-19 halftime lead. Ft. Jennings came back in the third quarter with a 14-11 scoring advantage before Continental finished with 20-8 fourth quarter scoring margin for the final score.
Paige Ordway led the Pirates with 21 points, while Sloane Zachrich had 13 points and 12 rebounds. Erica Fitzwater added 12 points.
Cassie Lindeman had 18 points for the Musketeers. Jenna Calvelage had five rebounds for Ft. Jennings.
Fort Jennings won the junior varsity game 37-19.

Pandora-Gilboa 45
McComb 34
PANDORA — Pandora-Gilboa picked up a Blanchard Valley Conference win with a 45-34 win over McComb.

The Rockets trailed 22-20 at halftime before outscoring the Panthers 18-1 in the third quarter.

Vanessa McCullough led the Rockets (4-2, 8-5) with 15 points and Megan Maag had nine points and 1o rebounds. Anna Abelovska finished with nine points.

Emily Clymer led the Panthers (3-3, 9-6) with 16 points.

Leipsic 56

Cory-Rawson 29

LEIPSIC — Leipsic used a strong second quarter to defeat Cory-Rawson 56-29 in Blanchard Valley Conference action.

The Vikings had a 15-12 lead after one quarter before going on a 21-4 scoring run in the second quarter.

Amber Gerdeman led the Vikings (5-1, 11-3) with 15 points and seven rebounds. Haley Gerten had 14 points and Kelly Nadler finished with 11 points.

Kylie Scott and Kendra Tuttle  both had eight points for the Hornets (1-4, 6-9).

Leipsic won the junior varsity game 46-8.