Several area basketball teams were in action Monday.
The Bellefontaine varsity girls fell at Kenton 61-58.
The Chiefs squandered a five-point lead in the final minute.
Bellefontaine is 4-3. They will try to snap a three-game skid when they host Tipp City Thursday night.
The Riverside freshman boys team edged Bethel 46-40 in overtime.
Jesse Kean scored 14 points, Connor Cotterman had 13 points, and John Norris added 8 points.
The Pirates improve to 2-1 and play Fairbanks Friday.
The Riverside 8th grade boys defeated Waynesfield-Goshen 43-36.
Hank Harshbarger scored 14 points and Kurt Waters contributed 11 points.
The 8th grade Pirates improve to 3-2.
The Riverside 7th grade boys beat Waynesfield-Goshen 43-29.
Trey Lane recorded 14 points, Caleb Stevens tallied 12 points, and Gavin Stallard added 8 points.
The 7th grade Pirates improve to 3-2.
The Benjamin Logan 8th grade boys fell to Springfield Shawnee 44-32.
Austin Van Buskirk tallied 14 points and Joel Dixon added 8 points.
The Benjamin Logan 7th grade boys lost to Springfield Shawnee.
Grant Ward recorded 8 points and Presten Cozad contributed 6 points.
The West Liberty-Salem 8th grade boys defeated Cedarville 49-20.
Brandon Wolfe recorded 21 points, Ben Hyland contributed 9 points, and Jerret Smith and Kannon Stillings each added 6 points.
The 8th grade Tigers improve to 3-0.
The West Liberty-Salem 7th grade boys beat Cedarville 52-16.
Cody King scored 12 points, Max Eggleston totaled 11 points, and Tevon McNutt added 8 points.
The 7th grade Tigers moved to 2-1 on the season.
The West Liberty-Salem 8th grade girls won over Cedarville 44-29.
Lily Yoder recorded 19 points, 9 steals, and 7 rebounds, Mikaila McIntosh tallied 8 points and 4 assists, and Sierra McCall and Olivia Ames each added 5 points.
The 8th grade Lady Tigers improve to 5-0.
The West Liberty-Salem 7th grade girls defeated Cedarville 41-8.
Jonni Parker recorded 18 points and 7 rebounds, Tory Cordell contributed 8 points, Taylor Lauck tallied 4 assists and 3 steals, Julie Parker delivered 3 assists, and Laine Godwin added 5 points.
The 7th grade Lady Tigers climb to 5-0.
Both West Liberty-Salem teams travel to Greeneview Thursday.
The Bellefontaine 8th grade boys defeated Mad River 37-23 for their third straight win.
Hayden Nease scored 16 points and Dawsin Tillman added 10.
The 8th grade Chiefs host Graham Wednesday.
The Bellefontaine 7th grade boys fell to Mad River 27-25.
Spencer George and Trey Stahler had 8 points apiece.
The Bellefontaine 8th grade girls lost to Mad River 39-17.
Amarii Vickers recorded 6 points, 6 rebounds, and 3 steals, Madelyn Levine scored 6 points, Kassidy Sullivan tallied 3 points and 2 steals, and Terra Knight added 2 points.
The 8th grade Lady Chiefs travel to Graham Wednesday.
The 7th grade Lady Chiefs edged Mad River 46-38 in overtime.
Emily Mitchell scored 18 points and Zoe Price contributed 17 points.
The 7th grade Lady Chiefs travel to Graham Wednesday.
The Indian Lake 8th grade boys edged Tipp City 49-47.
Dylan Albright scored 12 points, Tyler Reprogle totaled 10 points, Dalton Faler contributed 8 points, Nate Kaffenbarger had 7 points, Andrew Hulbert scored 6 points, Alex Jacobs tallied 4 points, and Justin Young added 2 points.
The 8th grade Lakers improve 4-0 and play Urbana Thursday.
The Indian Lake 8th grade girls lost to Tipp City 34-18.
Sammi Miller tallied 7 points, 9 rebounds, and 5 steals, Morgan Evilsizor contributed 6 points and 6 rebounds, Olivia Amspaugh had 3 points, and Mataya Clabaugh added 2 points.
The Benjamin Logan 8th grade girls defeated Springfield Shawnee.
Hayley Boysel scored 17 points, Darian Rockhold tossed in 10 points, Addie Rodenberger had 4 points, Kierstynn Terry tallied 3 points, and Coreen Crosby and MeKayla Waugh each had 2 points.
The 7th grade Lady Raiders steamrolled Springfield Shawnee 53-27.
Nikki Current had a game-high 28 points, Jazzie McKeen scored a career-high 11, Emma Brown had 5 points, McKenzie Jones and MacKenzie McManus each recorded 4 points, and Lexi Stewart added 1 point.
Both Benjamin Logan teams are 5-0. They will travel to Northridge on Thursday.
The Calvary Christian High School boys lost to Sidney Christian 32-17.
Josh Wilt and Nathan Spyker each scored 6 points.
The Calvary Christian junior high boys defeated Sidney Christian 51-25.
Andrew Reinhard scored 4 points and Clayton Slemmons tallied 2 points and grabbed 2 rebounds.
(Pictured: Parker Grothaus makes a pass for the Spartans.)
The junior high Spartans improve to 2-0.