Lady Red make it eight in a row
Bellevue rolls past Clyde, clinch share of SBC Lake
BELLEVUE — The conference has changed, but not the result.
Bellevue rolled past Clyde 74-54 Saturday to claim at least a share of the Sandusky Bay Conference Lake Division title.
The championship is the eighth in a row for the Redmen (20-1, 11-0 SBC Lake) and their first as members of the SBC. A home win Thursday against Norwalk will give Bellevue, ranked third in Division II, the outright title.
The Redmen led just 18-14 at the first stop before racing past the Fliers 43-27 over the next two periods to take control.
Payton Vogel and Gabby Turner led the charge during that two-quarter stretch, with Vogel scoring 12 of her 17 points then while Turner turned in all of her 12.
Casey Santoro led the victors with 20 points and Cory Santoro tossed in another 16.
Jackie Smith paced Clyde with 16 points, Heidi Marshall netted 15 and Alexis Keegan added nine.
Bowerman-led Tigers boot FHS
FOSTORIA — Jessica Bowerman led a quartet of double-digit scorers Saturday as Seneca East beat Fostoria, 75-56, for its sixth win in a row.
Bowerman tossed in 22 points for the Tigers (17-4), Marina Adachi netted 18 and Aubrey Saylors and Bonnie Bivens both tallied 10.
The Redmen (4-17) got 18 points from Tyriana Settles and nine from Evion Taylor.
SHELBY — Shelby outscored Columbian by two every quarter Saturday to beat the Tornadoes 60-52 in a Sandusky Bay Conference Lake Division matchup.
The Whippets led 28-24 at the half and 42-36 after three quarters.
Kaia Woods and Maddie Brisendine each scored 12 points for TC (9-11, 3-7 SBC), while Abby Dryfuse added 11 points and nine rebounds. Autumn Sehlhorst and Serena Ingalls both scored seven points.
Chieftains gang up on Genoa
GENOA — Makayla Elmore turned in a double-double and ended as one of four Hopewell-Loudon players with at least three assists and three steals Saturday in a 69-41 win against Genoa.
Elmore led everyone with 29 points and 12 rebounds, and added three assists and three steals for the Chieftains.
Jacquelyn Burns added 15 points, seven boards, three steals and three assists, Emily Pace had nine points, three assists and four steals, Hailey Coppus tallied four assists and three steals, and Olivia Zender dished three assists.
The Comets got 14 points from Caitlin Cruickshank, while Tatum Neumann scored all 13 of her points from the foul line. Sasha Roberts and Kendall Gerke each grabbed seven rebounds.