Weekend Girls Basketball Roundup


TIPP CITY — The Piqua girls basketball team played with Tippecanoe for three quarters Saturday in Pat Wampler Gymnasium.

Tipp would outpoint them 15-8 in the fourth quarter for a 53-44 victory.

Tipp moved into a share of first place in the MVL, improving to 15-5 overall and 14-3 in the MVL.

The Red Devils, Vandalia-Butler and Sidney are all tied with one MVL game remaining and Tipp will travel to Sidney Friday with a share of the title on the line.

Piqua drops to 3-17 overall and 2-15 in the MVL.

Tipp led 16-5, 24-21 and 38-36 at the quarter breaks.

Courtney Post led the Red Devils with 12 points.

Laney Cleckner scored 11 points and Savannah Clawson added nine points.

Emily Aselage scored eight points and Reese Hoover added seven points.

Logan Spradlin poured in 16 points and had three steals for Piqua and Aubree Carroll had 11 points, six rebounds, three assists and four steals.

Audrey Bean had seven points and seven rebounds and D’Vaya Cook and Jaida Pams had five rebounds each.

W. Carrollton 47,

Troy 33

WEST CARROLLTON — The Troy girls basketball team dropped to 6-18 overall and 6-11 in the MVL with a road loss Saturday.

Troy trailed 13-7, 22-10 and 39-18 at the quarter breaks.

Kiyah Baker and Jayda Dillow scored 10 points each for Troy and Simone Adekoya added five points.

Miami East 53,

Bethel 14

CASSTOWN — The showdown is set for Thursday night at Covington.

The Miami East and Covington girls basketball teams will meet with the TRC title on the line.

East improved to 21-0 overall and 13-0 in the TRC with a win Saturday. Bethel dropped to 2-18 overall and 1-12 in the TRC.

The Vikings led 13-7, 23-9 and 33-20 at the quarter breaks.

Logan Phillips had 12 points and five rebounds and Maryn Gross had 11 points and three steals.

McKayah Musselman had 10 points, seven rebounds and four steals and Camryn Francis had seven points, five assists and three steals.

Katie Paulus had five points and three steals and Mara Fine dished out six assists.

Covington 45,

Riverside 35

DEGRAFF — The Covington girls stayed alive in the TRC race with a road win Saturday.

The Buccs improved to 17-4 overall and 12-1 in the TRC.

Covington led 13-7, 23-9 and 33-20 at the quarter breaks.

Maggie Anderson had 17 points, six rebounds and five steals and Avery Koffer had 10 points, six rebounds and six assists.

Gracie Anderson had eight points and three steals and Carlie Besecker had eight points and three assists.

Troy Christian 31,

Lehman Catholic 22

SIDNEY — In a low scoring game at the Schlater Family Gymnasium, Troy Christian got the win in TRC action.

Troy Christian improved to 10-10 overall and 4-9 in the TRC and Lehman dropped to 7-13 overall and 2-11 in the TRC.

Brooklyn Lavy scored six points in the opening quarter and Riley Orange had two 3-pointers and eight points in the second quarter as the Eagles led 9-3 and 17-9 at the first two quarter breaks.

Troy Christian held Lehman to two points in the third quarter to take a 24-11 lead.

But, four points by Mara O’Leary with a free throw by Bailey Cooper sandwiched in-between made it 24-16.

Aubri Karn made a 3-pointer as she was fouled to get the Cavaliers within 26-19. She didn’t convert on the four-point play attempt and that was as close as Lehman could get.

Orange led all scorers with 10 points for the Eagles.

Lavy had seven points and Kathleen Johnson scored six points.

O’Leary led Lehman with eight points.

Northridge 45,

Milton-Union 33

DAYTON — The Milton-Union girls basketball team dropped a road game in TRC action.

The Bulldogs are 16-5 in all games and 8-5 in the TRC.

Milton led 11-10 after one quarter, but trailed 17-16 at halftime and 31-24 after three quarters.

Kate Copp had nine points, five rebounds and four assists and Jenna Brumbaugh had eight points and seven steals.

Ava Berberich had eight points and three steals and Shannon Brumbaugh had five points and six rebounds.

Bradford 62,

E. Christian 28

BRADFORD — The Bradford girls basketball team improved to 4-15 with a win over Emmanuel Christian Saturday.

The Railroaders led 21-5, 35-14 and 55-24 at the quarter breaks.

Megan Wood had 18 points, eight rebounds and nine steals and Lilly Canan had 13 points, nine rebounds and five steals.

Ryleigh Dotson had 12 points, four assists and nine steals and Brooklyn Crickmore had nine points and 11 rebounds.

Daphne Lavey scored five points, Avery Helman had 10 rebounds and three assists and Claire Hill had three steals.

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

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