Tuesday/Wednesday Girls Basketball Roundup


TIPP CITY — The Tippecanoe girls basketball team got off to a fast start in a 51-34 win over Troy in MVL action Wednesday at Pat Wampler Gymnasium.

Tippecanoe improved to 8-4 overall and 7-3 in the MVL, while Troy dropped to 4-11 overall and 4-8 in the MVL.

Macey Griffin and Laney Cleckner hit 3-pointers and Savannah Clawson and Courtney Post scored inside as Tipp jumped out to a quick 10-0 lead.

Riley King hit a jumper to get Troy on the board, but Tipp would follow that with an 11-0 run to close the quarter and open a 25-4 lead early in the second quarter. Griffin hit three 3-pointers in the opening quarter for Tipp and Reese Hoover also had one.

But, Troy would battle back.

The Trojans finished the second quarter on a 13-1 run to close within 26-17 at halftime.

King would hit a 3-pointer and Kiyah Baker and Simone Adekoye had four points each for the Trojans in the run.

But, Clawson would score 13 points in the third quarter — including three 3-pointers — as Tipp opened a 45-23 lead a maintained a double-digit margin the rest of the way.

Clawson led the Red Devils with 17 points and Post added 11 points.

Griffin had nine points and Hoover added five points.

Baker and Adekoya scored six points each for Troy, while King and Payton Brewer finished with five points each.

Stebbins 67,

Piqua 63

PIQUA — The Piqua girls basketball got its offense going Wednesday night, but Stebbins was able to come away with the win at Garbry Gymnasium.

Piqua dropped to 2-12 overall and 1-11 in the MVL.

The host Indians led 19-11 after one quarter and 30-26 at halftime.

But, the visiting Indians took a 50-49 lead after three quarters and held on for the win.

Logan Spradlin poured in 20 points for Piqua.

Aubree Carroll scored 16 and Audrey Bean netted 14 points.


Anna 46,

Covington 37

COVINGTON — The Covington girls basketball team dropped a home game Tuesday in non-conference action.

The Buccs trailed 17-10 after one quarter, but pulled even at 19-19 at halftime and it was still tied 28-28 after three quarters.

But, the Rockets outscored them 18-9 in the final quarter.

Maggie Anderson led Covington with 15 points and five rebounds.

Gracie Anderson added eight points and Carlie Besecker scored seven points and pulled down six rebounds.

Milton-Union 53,

Brookville 31

WEST MILTON — The Milton-Union girls basketball team got a non-conference win at home Tuesday.

The Bulldogs led 9-7, 21-17 and 38-27 at the quarter breaks.

Jenna Brumbaugh had another big game with 26 points, eight rebounds, three assists and four steals.

Ava Berberich had 12 points, five rebounds, six assists and three steals and Sophie Layman had nine points, five rebounds and three steals.

Kate Copp had three assists.

Troy Christian 50,

Dayton Christian 32

TROY — The Troy Christian girls basketball team got a win at the Eagles Nest Tuesday night.

The Eagles led 12-8, 31-23 and 43-25 at the quarter breaks.

Karis Miller had 13 points and three steals.

Reign Wilkins filled out the stat sheet with 11 points, nine rebounds, three assists, seven steals and two blocked shots and Brooklyn Lavy had a double-double with 10 points, 12 rebounds, three assists and five steals.

Riley Orange added eight points and five rebounds and Kathleen Johnson had three steals.

Nora Inman and Sadie Jones both pulled down five rebounds.

Lehman Catholic 44,

Stivers 27

SIDNEY — The Lehman Catholic girls basketball used a trucker’s start to get a non-conference win Tuesday.

The Cavaliers led 10-4, 22-12 and 38-18 at the quarter breaks.

Kailee Rank scored 11 points and Layla Platfoot had 10 points and five rebounds.

Taylor Geise added six points, six rebounds and four assists.

Mel Karn added three steals

Dixie 46,

Newton 45

NEW LEBANON — The Newton girls basketball team lost a close game on the road Tuesday night.

Newton led 9-7 after one quarter.

The Indians trailed 25-19 at halftime and 40-36 after three quarters.

Reese Hess scored 19 points and Mia Szakal added eight points.

Rylee Hess netted seven points and Layla VanCulin added six points.

Sports Editor Rob Kiser can be reached at [email protected]

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