Lady Chiefs and Pirates victorious; 7th-grade Lady Tigers win OHC title – Weekend basketball results


Area high school and middle school basketball teams were in action over the weekend.

Varsity girls:

Bellefontaine beat Rutherford B. Hayes 59-48.

Quinlan Zedeker recorded 27 points, 3 assists, and 4 steals, Tiffany Boop tallied 14 points, 7 boards, and 6 steals, Alexza Clifton added 6 points, 9 rebounds, and 5 steals, and Lexi Robinson and Parker Penhorwood both chipped in with 6 points.

Bellefontaine improves to 13-9.

The Lady Chiefs will open up tournament action Thursday against Tippecanoe at Tecumseh. Tip-off will be at 7:30 p.m.

Calvary Christian lost to Ada 51-27.

Hannah Marlow had 13 points and 6 rebounds. Abigail Reinhard added 7 points, 5 rebounds, and 3 steals, Madhuri Cook chipped in 3 points, KayLee Hurley scored 2 points, and Anna Kratz netted 2 points and 8 rebounds.

The Lady Spartans are 8-2 overall.

Calvary fell in the JV 25-6.

Megan Palmer scored 4 and Nora Thornton had 2.

Indian Lake lost to Jackson Center 39-34.

Stephanie Altstaetter paced the Lady Lakers with 19 points, 10 rebounds, and 3 blocks.

Allison Kinney added 8 points and 7 assists. Kinney also hit a 3-pointer to tie the game at 34 with under 2 minutes to play.

Indian Lake will host Lima Senior Monday. It’s an added game due to Springfield Shawnee canceling earlier in January.

Riverside defeated Fairlawn 43-34.

Emma Saylor recorded a double-double with 11 points and 13 rebounds, Avery Perk netted 9 points and had 5 steals, Jade Copas tallied 8 points, 9 boards, 3 assists, and 4 steals, and Kaylee Fulkerson scored 7 points with 5 steals.

There was no JV game.

Triad lost to Southeastern 60-41.

Abbey Overfield had a double-double, with 20 points and 10 rebounds, and she had 3 steals. Emma Ferguson added 7 points and 4 assists. Mia LeMay had 6.

Triad falls to 3-18 (2-14 OHC).

The Lady Cardinals lost the JV game 44-18.

Gracie Martin had 12 points, Bre Parsons pulled down 6 rebounds, and Lilli Fitak grabbed 5 boards.

West Liberty-Salem fell to Fairbanks 44-33.

Bailey Poppe had 9 in the effort. Chaley Wade added 8, Ava Astroino pitched in 6, and Lilly Weaver and Megan Hollar each scored 5.

The Lady Tigers are now 12-10 (10-6 OHC)

West Liberty-Salem won the JV game 28-19.

Ava Johnson had 6 and Briley Sullivan and Audrey Collins had 5 apiece.

Fairbanks won the freshman game 35-23.

Ava Poppe scored 6 in the loss.

Varsity boys:

Calvary Christian defeated Wellington 46-42 Friday night.

Ezra Davie recorded 26 points and 5 rebounds, Wyatt Schlatter added 7 points, 8 rebounds, 6 assists, and 2 steals, and Evan Patton also had 7 points along with 4 rebounds and 2 steals.

Phillip Davie pitched in 3 points and 3 boards, Ephraim Daniels tallied 2 points, 2 rebounds, and 2 assists, Kaden Downey pitched in 2 assists, 1 point, and 1 rebound, and Charles Krumm had 4 rebounds.

The Spartans will be back on the road against North Baltimore Tuesday at 8 p.m.

On Saturday, Riverside lost to Fairlawn 57-45.

Myles Platfoot had 12 points and 8 rebounds in the loss. Gavin Orsborne pitched in 10 points and 2 assists and Ayden Clary recorded 7 points, 8 boards, and 3 assists.

The Pirate JV team won 59-35.

Reese Jenkins led with 12 points and 2 blocks, Nate Copas chipped in 11 points and 5 boards, Damien Smith scored 7 points and pulled down 6 rebounds, and Gavin Robinson had 7 points and 3 steals.

Riverside also won the freshman game 45-38.

Hayden Sanford scored 18 while Damien Smith had 13.

Middle School:

The Bellefontaine 8th-grade girls lost to London 37-23 in the CBC title game.

Presley Vigansky tallied 10 points, 8 rebounds, and 3 blocks. Emma Whitaker had 6 points and 7 boards, Hailee Lamb scored 5, and Grace Brown recorded 2 points and 10 rebounds.

Paige Smith also hauled in 7 boards.

Sophia Jacobs, Hannah Wilson, and Alivia Wage added good minutes on the court as well.

The 8th-grade Lady Chieftains finish the season 14-5.

The Bellefontaine 7th-grade boys defeated Northwestern 40-22.

Grady Graham scored 12 points, Reign St. Clair had 8 points and Sam Jenkins added 7 points.

Bellefontaine improves to 10-7 on the season and will play at Urbana in the second round on Monday.

The Chieftain 8th-grade boys ran past Shawnee 52-18.

Jordan Reed led with 16 and AJ Conaway had 14.

Bellefontaine is back in action Monday for their second-round game at Urbana. Tip time will be at 6:30.

The West Liberty Salem 7th-grade girls defeated Fairbanks in the OHC North Championship game 28-22.

Arianna Weaver had 13, Addi Wallen chipped in with 8, Ellery Wygal added 4, Nevaeh Gravely scored 2, and Isla Leichty tossed in a point.

The Lady Tigers finished the season 17-0 season.

The Lady Tigers 7th-grade team consists of:

Isla Leichty, Arianna Weaver, Delaney Anana-Sefah, Olivia McQuinn, Addi Wallen, Ellery Wygal, Lucy Cole, Emma Schmelzer, Justice Moore, Kayla Good, and Nevaeh Gravely.