Ratliff, foul shots counter cold shooting

NEW WASHINGTON — Shots from the field didn’t exactly fall like rain, but Buckeye Central thrived at the line and got a double-double from Taylor Ratliff in a 47-28 Northern 10 Athletic Conference win Friday against Upper Sandusky.

Neither team made even a third of their field goal tries — Buckeye Central went 14 for 46 and Upper Sandusky ended 11 for 34 — but the Bucks used a 16-for-18 effort on foul shots to take control.

Ratliff ended 7 for 7 on free throws en route to 16 points, and added 10 rebounds, seven steals and three assists for Buckeye Central (13-3, 11-1 N10).

Claudia Pifher tallied nine points and seven rebounds, Kendra Ackerman scored eight points and Lexi Evak chipped in six boards and three steals.

The Rams (4-13, 3-9) got 13 points from Eve Smith.

Tigers survive to

stay atop N10

ATTICA — Colonel Crawford had a shot to win at the end, but the Eagles missed and Seneca East held on for a 39-38 victory.

The win kept the 15-2 Tigers ahead of Buckeye Central for first in the Northern 10 Athletic Conference with a 12-1 conference mark.

Jessica Bowerman keyed Seneca East with 10 points, Alexis Hicks had nine points and seven rebounds, Makenna Depinet scored eight points and Bailey Hamilton chipped in seven points.

Colonel Crawford (12-5, 8-5) got 12 points from Theresa Dzugan and 10 from Allison Teglovic.

Royals clip Carey

CAREY — Lyndie Williams hit a transition jumper off the right wing as time wound down Friday to push Wynford past Northern 10 Athletic Conference foe Carey 49-47.

Williams ended with nine points for the Royals (12-5, 9-4 N10). Mia Leuthold topped Wynford with 15 poits and Savannah Tobias added 10.

Bailey Tanner scored 15 points for the Blue Devils (9-6, 7-6), Sadie Arend chipped in 12 points and eight rebounds and Avarie Stewart had nine points and eight boards. Ellison Roark handed out six assists.