BATH TOWNSHIP — Ottawa-Glandorf made late runs at Bath Thursday evening.

Each time the Titans were within striking distance of turning the tide, the Wildckittens would answer back. In the end the Wildkittens hit key free throws down the stretch to defeat the Lady Titans 53-47 in a key Western Buckeye League matchup.

The loss ended a 39 game WBL game winning streak for the top ranked Titans, Division III,  (2-1, 10-1), while fifth ranked Bath, Division II, improved to 4-0 in the league and 12-1 overall.

Bath led much of the contest as they overcame an early 6-5 lead for O-G as they scored the final eight points of the opening quarter for a 13-6 lead. Two three-pointers by Madelyn Renner for Bath down the stretch helped the Wildkittens to the lead.

Defense helped the Wildkittens take a double digit in the second quarter at 22-11 and they were up 24-13 before a Lily Haselman three-pointer at the end of the quarter saw the Titans trailing by eight points (24-16) at halftime.

Ottawa-Glandorf's offense woke up in the third quarter as they pulled within 30-28 late in the third quarter on a three-pointer by Anna Siefker. An Alexandria Renner basket at the end of the quarter gave Bath a four point lead heading to the fourth quarter.

After a good third quarter by the Titans their offense struggled in the first half of the fourth quarter as they opened a 37-29 lead on a Ruby Bolon basket. Ottawa-Glandorf had one run in them as they pulled within 48-45 on a basket by Chloee Glenn and two free throws by Kelsey Erford with 52.1 seconds left. After the two teams traded baskets the Wildkittens hit 3-of-6 free throws in the final 31 seconds to seal the win.

Chandler Clark, Ruby Bolon and Madelyn Renner all had 10 points for the Wildkittens.

Erin Kaufman paced the Titans with 14 points and 10 rebounds and Siefker had 12 points on four three-pointers. Kelsey Erford finished with 10 points and nine rebounds.

Ottawa-Glandorf won the junior varsity game 46-28.

Ottoville 54

Continental 21

OTTOVILLE — Ottoville scored more points in the second quarter than Continental did in the game to claim a 54-21 Putnam County League win over the Pirates Thursday night.

The Big Green started strong outscoring Continental 17-6 in the opening quarter. Ottoville broke the game wide open in the second quarter witha  23-4 scoring run as they hit four three-pointers in the quarter, two each by Nicole Knippen and Alayna Leis.

Knippen led the Big Green with 15 points as she hot four three-pointers in the game. Alexa Honigford finished with eight points.

Madelyn Potts had eight points to lead the Pirates.

Columbus Grove 54

Lincolnview 36

COLUMBUS GROVE — Columbus Grove built an early lead that they added to throughout the game in defeating Lincolnview 54-36 in Northwest Conference action.

The Lady Bulldogs had a 14-6 lead after the opening quarter and were up 25-11 at halftime. A 15-11 run by Grove in the third quarter lengthened their lead.

Brynn fortman led Grove (2-2, 6-6) with 15 points, while Kenzie King nearly had a triple-double with 12 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds. Erin Downing finished with nine points and 10 rebounds.

Columbus Grove won the junior varsity game 30-19.

Van Buren 64

Pandora-Gilboa 15

PANDORA — Van Buren held Pandora-Gilboa to one point in the opening quarter on their way to a 64-15 Blanchard Valley Conferene win Thursday night.

The Black Knights grabbed control of this game in the opening quarter outscoring the Rockets 21-1. Van Buren outscored P-G in every quarter for the lopsided win.

Lacie Fenstermaker led the Rockets with four points and 10 rebounds and Grace Torres had four points as well.