BATH TOWNSHIP – It was two excellent teams going at each other, both number-one seeds in the tournament and both top 10 teams in the girls state rankings.
Visiting Fort Loramie rode a strong fourth quarter as they pulled away from Bath for a 66-54 win Tuesday night.
The Redskins hit 7-of-11 from the field and 8-of-13 from the free throw line in the final period and outscored the Wildkittens 22-12 to grab the victory and improved to 20-2 on the season.
The two teams went back and forth for three periods before Fort Loramie was able to find success in getting to the basket in the last stanza.
The Redskins were led in scoring by Jessica Boerger with a game-high 24 points while Darian Rose added 19 points for Fort Loramie.
Bath (17-3), meanwhile, got 17 points from Alyssa Manley, 13 points from Danielle VanDyne and 1o points by Madison Dackin.
The Wildkittens were done in by 22 turnovers in the contest. The Redskins committed 15 and both teams totaled 24 rebounds in the contest.
Bath connected on 21 of 52 from the field for 40 percent shooting while Fort Loramie was slightly better at 25 of 58 for 43 percent.
Shawnee 67, Wayne Trace 62
SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP - Claire Dahlke, Danyelle Hughes and Jaden Marlowe had 15 points each for the Indians.
Pandora-Gilboa 59, Ada 39
ADA - Megan Maag had 29 points and 11 rebounds, Hunter Hermiller had 15 points and nine rebounds, Olivia Maag had 10 points and Vanessa McCullough had 10 assists for the Rockets. Tori Wyss had 16 points for the Bulldogs.
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ELIDA - Brooke Winner had 22 points and Allie Thobe had 10 for the Flyers. Kylie Downton and Abby Waddle had six points each for the Bulldogs.
BELLEFONTAINE - Dakota Mathias had 31 points for the Bulldogs.
Perry 73, Cory-Rawson 44
PERRY TOWNSHIP - Bruce Hodges had 18 points, Xavier Monford had 16 and Jared Poling and Emanual Luster had 12 each for the Commodores.
Crestview 49, Paulding 39
CONVOY - Damien Helm had 14 points, Tyson Bolenbaugh points 11 and Cam Etzler and Connor Lautzenheiser had 10 for the Knights. Kyle Kauser had nine points for the Panthers.
Van Wert 53,
Delphos St. John’s 48
DELPHOS - Connor Holliday had 20 points and Matt Bidlack had 15 for the Cougars. Andy Grothouse had 13 points, Ryan Koester had 11 and Tyler Conley had 10 for the Blue Jays.
New Knoxville 76,
Fort Jennings 57
FORT JENNINGS - Jalen Fullenkamp had 19 points, Andrew Arnett had 16 and Isaac Kuntz and Adam Lageman had 10 each for the Rangers.
Wayne Trace 59
VAN WERT - Kyle Williams had 23 points and Justis Dowdy had 19 for the Lancers.
Miller City 66, Holgate 54
MILLER CITY - Adam Niese had 21 points, Adam Drummelsmith had 16 and Cory Heuerman had 12 for Miller City.