Kin-led Carey boots Old Fort

Girls Basketball Roundup

Old Fort's Madisyn Spencer fights for postion under the hoop against Carey's Amber Nash during the first half of a basketball game on Thursday, Nov 30, 2017. Jonathon Bird

OLD FORT — Sydney Kin sparked Carey’s dominance in the first quarter, and the Blue Devils held off Old Fort in the fourth quarter Thursday to claim a 47-43 win.

Kin netted half of her team-high 16 points in the opening period to help Carey open with a 14-6 lead.

The Blue Devils stretched the advantage to 41-30 by the end of the third quarter before getting outscored 13-6 in the fourth.

Amber Nash backed Kin with 11 points and Bry Curlis tossed in eight.

Madisyn Spencer’s 17 points paced the Stockaders (0-2). Hanna Bilger scored 10 points and Morgan Miller grabbed 10 rebounds.

Carey's Sydney Kin Takes a shot over Old Fort's Morgan Miller during the first half of a basketball game on Thursday, Nov 30, 2017. Jonathon Bird

Bivens, Tigers roll past South Central

ATTICA — Seneca East ruled the first half and got a double-double from Bonnie Bivens in Thursday’s 61-43 romp past South Central.

The Tigers (2-0) led 21-4 at the first stop and 36-13 by halftime, but were outscored 30-25 in the second half.

Bivens fueled the victory with 14 points and 12 rebounds. Marina Adachi led everyone with 16 points, Jessica Bowerman netted 15 and Caylin Quiggle tossed in nine.

Bellevue quartet leads the way

BELLEVUE — Four Bellevue players scored in double digits Thursday as the Redmen dropped Margaretta, 59-49.

Casey Santoro popped in 21 game-high points for the Redmen (2-0), Cory Santoro netted 17, Riley Mohr tossed in 1 and Payton Vogel scored 10.

Vogel also hauled in nine rebounds.

The Polar Bears (1-1) got 16 points and 10 rebounds from Jayden Moore, and 14 points and 12 boards from Faythe Smetzer,

Cold shooting, turnovers doom H-L

BASCOM — Hopewell-Loudon shot exceptionally well at the foul line, but struggled with field goal shooting and handling the ball Thursday in a 51-43 Blanchard Valley Conference loss to Arlington.

The Chieftains went 15 for 16 at the line, but ended just 14 for 53 from the field, missing all four 3-pointers they attempted.

They also committed 23 turnovers to Arlington’s eight.

Still, H-L entered halftime up 33-23. But the Red Devils rallied in the second half, clinging to a 40-39 lead by the end of the third quarter before pulling away in the fourth.

Jenna Pepple’s 20 points, seven rebounds and three blocks keyed Arlington. Kylie Sheets added nine points.

Makayla Elmore tallied 20 points, nine boards, five blocks and three steals for the Chieftains. Jacquelyn Burns had 10 points and eight boards.