Taylor Mangas (File photo)
Taylor Mangas (File photo)

Five league games were on the schedule Thursday night as high school girls basketball took centerstage in the area.
Among the spotlight games Thursday night was a Putnam County League battle between Ottoville and Fort Jennings. The top ranked Big Green jumped out to a quick lead as they cruised to a 64-25 PCL win. The win moved the Big Green to 6-0 in the league, which gives them at-least a share of the league title going into a Feb. 2 PCL matchup with Leipsic. This is the fourth straight season the Big Green have won at-least a share of the league title.
In Western Buckeye League action, Ottawa-Glandorf travelled to Wapakoneta and dropped a 59-56 decision. The loss ended a seven game winning streak for the Titans.
In Blanchard Valley Conference action, Pandora-Gilboa topped McComb in a close game 55-52 and Leipsic overcame an early deficit to defeat Cory-Rawson 43-39.
In Northwest Conference action, Columbus Grove made the drive to Harrod to face Allen East. The Mustangs protected their homecourt with a 54-44 win over the Bulldogs.