Area teams hit the court over the weekend.
In varsity girls tournament action:
In Division II, from Tecumseh, Urbana knocked out Valley View 57-48 in a game broadcast on 106.9 The Bull.
The Lady Hillclimbers were down by one at the half and would pull away late in the fourth quarter for the victory.
Peyton Mounce paced the way with 23 points, Alex Dixon poured in 19, and Reagan Cotner scored 12.
The Lady Hillclimbers will face Oakwood Tuesday night at 7:30.
West Liberty-Salem opened DIII tournament play Saturday at Covington High School against the Greyhounds of Dixie on 98.3 WPKO.
The Lady Tigers would hit five 3-pointers in the first half building a 31-17 lead after two quarters.
WL-S would push that lead to 20 in the third quarter, but Dixie rallied and cut the lead to 36-30 late in the quarter.
The Tigers would end the third on with a 5-0 run to push their lead to 11 at 41-30.
The Greyhounds would not get any closer than 9 in the fourth as WL-S beat Dixie 52-39.
Bailey Poppe led a balanced attack with 13 points. Megan Hollar and Ava Astorino both scored 11 while Chaley Wade added 8 and Lily Weaver 7.
Dixie was led by Sierra Brinson who put in a game-high 29 points.
The Tigers went 7 for 8 from the charity stripe on the afternoon.
They will move on to play Greeneview Wednesday at 6:00.
In Division IV tournament action from Sidney, Triad fell to Russia 61-8.
Kaley Nott had 5 points and 2 rebounds while Madi Cox added 3 points and 1 rebound.
The Lady Cardinals finish the season 3-20.
In other varsity girls’ action, Calvary Christian won the OVCC title with a 42-41 win over Dominion Academy.
Abigail Reinhard scored the game-winning layup.
Kari Gantz and KayLee Hurley each scored 9 while Hurley pulled down 9 rebounds.
The Lady Spartans improve to 11-2 and 11-0 in the OVCC.
In a game streamed at peakofohiotv.com, Bellefontaine ran past Benjamin Logan 66-37.
The Raiders would start off strong, quickly going up 5-2, but the Chiefs would close the first quarter on a 14-2 run.
Bellefontaine would then turn up the pressure defensively which ultimately caused problems for Benjamin Logan.
Leading the charge on senior night for the Chiefs was Carter Snapp with 20 points. Jacob Salyer pitched in 13 points.
For the Raiders, Yale Scheiderer pitched in 10.
You can rewatch this game here.
Bellefontaine improves to 10-12 and will play Shawnee in the opening round of the D2 sectional at Springfield High School at 3 p.m. Saturday
Benjamin Logan will play Chaminade Julienne at 3 p.m. Saturday at Miamisburg High School in D2 tournament action.
The Chiefs won the JV game 46-39.
Peyton Vermillion had 19 for the Raiders.
Riverside fell to Jackson Center 75-36.
Jaxon Woods led the Pirates with 12 points and 3 assists, Myles Platfoot chipped in 8 points, 3 assists, and 4 rebounds, and Gavin Orsborne had 5 points and 2 assists.
The Pirates fell in the JV game 51-31.
Reese Jenkins scored 10, Nate Copas poured in 9 points and 7 rebounds, and Damien Smith tossed in 6 points and 3 assists.
West Liberty-Salem lost to Urbana 63-43.
For the Tigers, Matt Jones had 16, Taran Logwood and Miles Hostetler each scored 8, Carson Poppe tallied 7 points, and Brevin Louden added 4.
Rayvon Rogan led the Hillclimbers with 21, Will Donahoe had 13, and Aiden Bradshaw recorded 10.
WL-S falls to 12-10.
Urbana won the JV game 47-22.
Owen Deere scored 10, Isaiah Reames pitched in 9 and Dylan King recorded 3 points for WL-S.
The Tigers will open tournament play this Thursday against Greenon at 7 p.m. at Northmont High School.
Urbana will take on Kenton Ridge at 11 a.m. Saturday at Springfield High School in D2 tournament action.
The Indian Lake 8th-grade boys defeated Jonathan Alder 51-35 to win the CBC Championship Saturday.
This is the Lakers’ first-ever 8th-grade league championship.
Indian Lake finishes the season at 17-2.
The Riverside 7th-grade boys fell to Northridge 42-28.
Gunner Carpenter scored 15 points and Justin Mazariegos pitched in 7.
The 8th-grade Pirate boys also lost to Northridge 60-32.
Cooper Crouch finished with 10 points and David Gross tallied 9 points.
West Liberty-Salem’s 7th-grade boys ran past Fairbanks 40-17 to cap a perfect season and win the OHC title.
Asher Cole had 11 points, Beckett Sullivan added 10 points, Brayan Gullett scored 7, Zeke Longshore netted 5 points, Zade Beileski tossed in 4 points, Liam Barger tallied 2 points, and Blaine Hughes had 1 point.
The Tigers finish the season 18-0.