Santoro ties state 3-point mark
Casey Santoro tied the state record for made 3-pointers in a quarter and Bellevue found its way onto two state lists for made 3-pointers Saturday in an 88-26 rout of Sandusky Bay Conference Lake Division foe Columbian.
Santoro hit six 3-pointers in the third quarter for the Redmen, tying her with Anna Breah Kuck for the most made 3-pointers in a period, according to the Ohio High School Athletic Association girls basketball recordbook. Kuck made her six Jan. 17, 2019, against Sidney Fairlawn.
Cory Santoro also hit a 3-pointer in the third quarter for Bellevue, giving the Redmen seven in the period. The seven makes tie the Redmen with 14 other schools for fifth all time in the OHSAA state recordbook.
The state girls record for made 3-pointers in a quarter is nine by Fairland in 2015 game against Dawson Bryant.
Casey Santoro finished with seven 3-pointers en route to a game-high 32 points for Bellevue.
Her makes from long range helped the Redmen connect on 15 treys. The 15 made 3-pointers tied Bellevue with 19 other teams for 26th on the state girls list.
Eastwood holds the girls state record with 22 made 3-pointers in a 2006, game against Otsego.
Cory Santoro finished with 27 points and Kami Hay had nine for Bellevue against Columbian.
The Tornadoes got 12 points from Toria Ingalls and five from Meredith Obringer.
Rister, Redmen trip up Warriors
BUCYRUS — Caleigh Rister got Bucyrus started and helped the Redmen end it Saturday in a 50-42 Northern 10 Athletic Conference win against Mohawk.
Rister scored nine of her game-high 20 points in the first quarter to help stake Bucyrus (2-15, 2-11 N10) to a 15-7 lead.
Bucyrus led just 36-33 heading into the fourth, but Rister went 6 of 8 at the line in the final period to help keep Mohawk at bay.
Karmyn Blizzard backed her with 13 points and Taisha Spears tallied eight.
Kennedy Cleveland scored 14 points for the Warriors (3-15, 1-12), Paityn Clouse had 10 points and 20 rebounds and Aubrie Harper netted nine points.
Chieftains overwhelm Gibsonburg
GIBSONBURG — Three Hopewell-Loudon players combined for 70 points and the Chieftains fed their offense off Gibsonburg’s turnovers Saturday in a 95-25 Sandusky Bay Conference River Division rout.
The Chieftains scored 42 points off 44 turnovers and never let the Golden Bears net more than nine points in a period.
MaKayla Elmore led the assault with 28 points, 10 rebounds, five steals and three blocks.
Kaia Woods added 22 points, eight steals and three assists, and was one of three H-L players with at least three steals and three assists.
Olivia Zender chipped in 20 points and eight steals.
Abbe Beidelschies tallied four steals and three assists, Morgan Searles had three steals and three assists, Hope Kreais dished three assists and Kenzie Coleman snared three steals.
Kayli Schneider gave the Golden Bears seven points and six rebounds.
Hohman leads the charge for NR
VANLUE — Sydney Hohman nearly matched Vanlue’s point total Saturday to key New Riegel’s 54-23 win.
Hohman tallied 21 points and six rebounds for the Blue Jackets, who led 24-14 at halftime before outscoring the Wildcats 30-9 in the second half.
Brooklyn Gillig chipped in 12 points, seven assists and four steals and Aubrey Bouillon had six points, eight boards, seven assists and six steals.
Audrey Phillips scored eight points for Vanlue, Faith Price hauled in nine rebounds and Maliah Snook had eight rebounds.