H-L storms past Vanlue
VANLUE - Vanlue had to run into the locker room at halftime feeling good trailing Hopewell-Loudon by only six. But any visions of an upset the Wildcats might have had were erased with a third quarter surge by the Chieftains.
Hopewell-Loudon (10-5) outscored Vanlue (4-15) 20-6 in the third and ran away with a 64-35 victory. The Chieftains allowed the Wildcats just 10 second half points.
Brooke Arbogast tallied a double-double for the Chieftains with 11 points and 14 rebounds. Aleta Daniel led the offense with 19 points with Courtney Burns right behind her with 18. Abby Park tacked on eight points and Sicily Leiter scored six of her own, while dishing out six assists.
Daniel added four steals.
Balanced effort lifts NR
NEW RIEGEL - New Riegel had four players score in double figures in a 65-36 vanquishing of Van Buren.
Taylor Arbogast and Kara Scherger shared the team high for the Blue Jackets with 14 points. Taylor Kirian chipped in 13 and Hailey Theis finished with 11.
Lauren Ladd finished just shy of being a fifth Blue Jacket to hit double digits, finishing with eight points.
But even with all the offense, the defense stood out to coach Steve Lucius.
"Really pleased with our effort today, especially on the defense," he said. "All of our kids played hard and it was nice to get back into game mode after nine days away."
Scherger led the defensive effort with seven steals.
On the glass, Kirian finished with nine rebounds and Ladd added seven.
Tough third dooms FHS
FOSTORIA - Fostoria took a one-point lead into halftime against Sandusky, but the Blue Streaks came out smoking in the third. Sandusky doubled up Fostoria 20-10 in the period and that proved to be the difference in a 67-59 win.
Jada Hampton's 18 points led Fostoria. Erica Moore tallied 15 and Olivia Valenti finished with 14.
Azyah Smith-Crager's 22 points and eight rebounds led Sandusky (10-7). Dorresha Green, Ta'Sharra Jeffries and Tenisha Hopkins all scored 11.