Chieftains hand Royals first loss

BLOOMDALE – Aleta Daniel turned in an all-around game and Hopewell-Loudon benefited from Elmwood’s cold night of shooting Tuesday as the Chieftains upset the previously unbeaten Royals 61-56.

“So proud of the effort tonight. To go to Elmwood and beat an undefeated team is a huge confidence booster,” H-L coach Rod Daniel said. “Could not ask for more out of this team tonight.”

Daniel tallied eight points, nine rebounds, three steals and three assists for H-L (11-7).

Cassandra Hohman dropped in 26 points and Courtney Burns netted 12. Danielle Rohrbach hauled in 10 boards.

The Chieftains had plenty of chances for rebounds.

The Royals (15-1) went 10 for 28 on 3-pointers, but finished just 18 for 75 overall.

Brittany George had six 3-pointers en route to 21 points. Kristen Curtis scored 15 points and Brittany Gross added 12.

NR takes out Arlington

ARLINGTON – New Riegel took control in the first half and took advantage of Arlington’s cold night of shooting Tuesday to post a 46-27 win.

The Blue Jackets led 14-4 at the first stop and 30-11 by halftime, while the Red Devils finished only 12 for 39 from the field.

Taylor Arbogast’s 11 points and six rebounds paced New Riegel (15-2). Taylor Kirian and Lauren Ladd each netted 10 points, with Kirian hauling in seven boards and Ladd grabbing six. Kara Scherger backed them with eight points, five assists and four steals, and Abby Cassidy tossed in seven points.

Jordyn Webb scored nine points for Arlington (13-5), and Kathryn Joliff had five rebounds.

Warriors whip Ridgemont

Julie Adelsperger popped in 18 points and three others scored in double digits Tuesday in Mohawk’s 87-12 trouncing of Ridgemont.

Clara Adelsperger and Sarah Parker each chipped in 11 points and Ally Weinandy tossed in 10 for the Warriors.

Liz Runion also hauled in 13 rebounds, Ashley Parker grabbed seven boards, Sarah Runion turned in nine steals and five assists and Lynsey Trusty snared six steals.

Early, late runs carry Carey

CAREY – Upper Scioto Valley rallied from an early hole, but Carey stormed off in the fourth quarter in Tuesday’s 64-46 victory.

The Blue Devils led 16-5 after the first eight minutes, but the Rams (10-7) cut the deficit to 28-22 by halftime and 40-37 by the end of the third quarter.

However, Carey (14-3) closed out the game on a 24-9 surge.

Hannah Tong led everyone with 19 points for Carey, Sydney Wentling tossed in 15 and Hannah Draper had 13 points and five assists. Logan Johnson hauled in 10 rebounds.

Buckettes falter in third quarter

NEW WASHINGTON – Bucyrus broke free in the third quarter Tuesday on the way to a 45-27 North Central Conference win over Buckeye Central.

The Redmen led just 18-16 at the break, but used a 15-2 surge in the third quarter to take command.

Sammi Marcum’s seven points led the Buckettes (3-12, 3-7 NCC) in the loss. Emily Weithman grabbed six rebounds.

Adachi-fueled Tigers roll

GREENWICH – Seina Adachi scored nine of her 12 points in a key third quarter Tuesday as Seneca East pulled from South Central for a 65-52 win.

The teams entered halftime knotted at 25, but Adachi helped the Tigers (10-7) race past the Trojans 24-11 in the third period to take control.

Ashton Daniel added 20 points and 10 rebounds for Seneca East, Brittany Brookes tossed in nine points and Hannah Hahler scored eight points.