Ottawa-Glandorf's Elissa Ellerbrock (14) puts up a shot as Van Wert's Jenna Weigle (32) defends.
Girls basketball took center stage Thursday night as there were six games on the local schedule, four of them being conference games as the Western Buckeye League and Northwest Conference kicked off its league slates. The Blanchard Valley played their second week of conference games and there were two non-league games on the slate.Girls basketball took center stage Thursday night as there were six games on the local schedule, four of them being conference games as the Western Buckeye League and Northwest Conference kicked off its league slates.
Ottawa-Glandorf opened Western Buckeye League play Thursday night as they hosted Van Wert. The Cougars led much of the contest before the Titans rallied for a 48-45 win. A 5-0 run by the Titans midway through the final quarter gave them a lead they would not lose.
In Leipsic, the Vikings hosted Arcadia in Blanchard Valley Conference action. The Vikings shocked the Redskins, one of the teams favored to compete for the BVC title, 63-60 in overtime as Leipsic moved its conference record to 1-1. The Redskins also are 1-1 in the conference.
Pandora-Gilboa hosted Liberty-Benton in a BVC contest that was won by the Eagles 56-42. Both teams are now 1-1 in the conference. Megan Maag had a game high 25 points for the Rockets.
Columbus Grove opened Northwest Conference action Thursday night by hosting Delphos Jefferson. The visiting Wildcats came away with a 39-35 win as they outscored the Bulldogs 12-5 in the final quarter.
There were two non-league games on the schedule as Continental hosted Tinora and Kalida hosted Antwerp. Both the local teams came away with wins as Continental beat the Rams 56-45 and Kalida blasted the Archers 47-20.