Chieftain boys win OT thriller, Lady Tigers pick up 6th straight win

Area basketball teams were in action over the weekend.

Varsity boys:

Bellefontaine outlasted Xenia in overtime 54-47.

Tavien St. Clair had a game-high 20 points.

The Chiefs improve to 8-8 on the season.

Bellefontaine will host Northwestern Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.

Benjamin Logan fell to Upper Scioto Valley 60-37.

Gavin Neeley pitched in 13, while EJ Martin had 12.

The Raiders fall to 0-15.

Benjamin Logan won the JV game 35-32.

Peyton Vermillion tallied 15 in the victory.

The Raiders will have 4-straight road games starting Tuesday when they travel to London.

Graham lost to Fort Recovery 53-44.

The Falcons are now 6-10 and will travel to Tecumseh Tuesday.

West Liberty-Salem fell to Anna 44-36.

Taran Logwood had 13, Brevin Louden, Carson Poppe, and Matt Jones each scored 6 points, Isaiah Reames tossed in 3, and Logan Phillips tallied 2 points.

The Tigers fall to 8-8 on the year and will host Fairbanks Tuesday. You can catch that game live on 98.3 WPKO starting around 7:30.

WL-S lost the JV game 51-30.

For the Tigers, Owen Deere had 6, while Jackson Steider, JJ Johnson, and Caleb Hershberger each poured in 5 apiece.

West Liberty-Salem won the freshmen game 29-27.

Garrett Wallen led with 12 points. Gaven Nance and Dylan King each had 6 points.

Varsity girls:

Benjamin Logan lost to Urbana 44-31.

Kara Reeves led the Raiders with 9 points.

Benjamin Logan falls to 9-10 (4-4 in the CBC).

The JV Lady Raiders beat Marysville 40-24.

Adilynne Gregg tossed in 13 and Addison Kuhn added 12.

Benjamin Logan’s JV team improves to 11-4.

The Raiders will travel to Indian Lake Wednesday night. JV tips at 6 p.m. with the varsity to follow. You can listen to the varsity game live on 98.3 WPKO Wednesday evening.

Ridgemont lost to Arcadia 52-14.

Kylie Shreve had 12 points in the effort.

The Lady Gophers fall to 0-15.

Riverside’s varsity girls fell to Miami East 50-20.

Kaylee Fulkerson and Avery Perk each had 4 points.

The Lady Pirates lost the JV game 38-20.

Taylor Dillon tossed in 12.

Triad got blitzed by Mechanicsburg 67-19.

Abbey Overfield had 7 points and Kaley Nott recorded 6 points.

The Lady Cardinals fall to 2-15 (1-11 OHC).

Triad also fell in the JV game 39-4.

Hannah Russell and Bre Parsons both had 2 points.

Triad will travel to Northeastern Wednesday. JV starts at 6 p.m.

West Liberty-Salem ran past Northeastern 45-11.

Megan Hollar led with 12 points, Lilly Weaver tossed in 11, Ava Astroino tallied 7, Chaley Wade added 6, Laila Butler recorded 3 points, and Maddie Cole, Addie McAuley, and Kayla Cole each scored 2 points.

The Lady Tigers improve to 11-6 (9-3 OHC).

WL-S won the JV game 34-14.

Laila Butler had 14 in the win.

West Liberty-Salem will host Anna tonight.

Middle School:

The Bellefontaine 7th-grade girls beat Wapakoneta 23-11.

Ava Oppy finished with 7 points, Joy Fogan netted 6 points and grabbed a team-high 11 rebounds, Amari Hunsicker chipped in 5 points while Sloan Stolly and Vanessa Friedrich rounded out the scoring by combining for 5 points.

Oppy, Stolly, and Hunsicker combined for 7 steals.

Bellefontaine improves to 11-3.

In the 8th-grade game, the Lady Chieftains won 29-20.

Hailee Lamb led with 8 points, Grace Brown tallied 6 points, Emma Whitaker had 5 points and 7 rebounds, Sophia Jacobs and Presley Vigansky scored 4 points each, and Paige Smith finished with 2 and 7 boards.

The Bellefontaine Middle School girls will travel to London tonight.

The Benjamin Logan 7th-grade boys topped Indian Lake 32-15.

Adam Tinsman tossed in 10 and Wyatt Predmore added 6 points in the win.

Riverside’s 7th-grade boys fell to Miami East 58-29.

Brody Osborne poured in 13 in the losing effort.

The 8th-grade Pirates also lost to Miami East 54-14.

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