Eastwood's Amelia Ward, left, is fouled by Elmwood's Cara Frank while driving to the basket. (Photo by J.D. Pooley/Sentinel-Tribune)
Prep Roundup: Ward scores 20 to lead Eagles over Royals

PEMBERVILLE — Amelia Ward scored 20 points and Kayla Buehler scored 19 to lead Eastwood past Elmwood, 51-42, in Northern Buckeye Conference girls basketball Thursday.

Eastwood opened on a 17-2 run, but Elmwood came charging back in the second and third quarters, outscoring the Eagles 28-16 during that stretch.

In the fourth, Ward and Buehler had key buckets and the Eagles made 14 free throws to take home the 51-42 win and thwart the Royals’ comeback attempt.

Eastwood’s Amelia Ward, left, is fouled by Elmwood’s Cara Frank while driving to the basket. (Photo by J.D. Pooley/Sentinel-Tribune)

Adding to the Eagles’ effort was four points apiece from Saylor King and Paige Hoodlebrink and Kyrie Henline and Grace Kingery added two points each.

Kate Keiffer led Elmwood with 11 points, Cara Frank had a double-double 10 points, 11 rebounds, five steals and three assists, and McKenzie Laird scored seven points and had four assists.

PHOTOS: Eastwood 51, Elmwood 42

Sydnie Piper scored six points, Anna Meyer, Madi Lee, Selina Deal, and Aubrey Johnson scored two points apiece for the Royals.

Elmwood had 28 rebounds and 13 turnovers, they were 10-for-39 from two-point territory and 5-for-16 from the arc with Piper and Keiffer making two three-point shots apiece.

The Royals were 7-for-10 from the free throw line, Eastwood was 21-for-38 from the line and had 15 turnovers.

Perrysburg 65, Sylvania Northview 60

SYLVANIA — Wrigley Takats and Megan Gibbs scored key buckets and Perrysburg went 6-for-9 at the free throw line in overtime to defeat Northview, 65-60, in Northern Lakes League girls basketball Thursday on Jerry Sigler Court.

Perrysburg got four players in double figures as Gibbs scored a game-high 20 points, Takats scored 19, and Chloe Kilbride and Ayla Turk scored 11 points apiece. Kallie Thames added four points for the Jackets.

Perrysburg trailed much of the first half, down 14-12 at the first quarter break and 28-21 at halftime. But a big second quarter, outscoring the Wildcats 18-11, forced a 39-39 tie entering the fourth and it remained tied at 55-all at the end of regulation.

The Yellow Jackets had six three-point goals, including three apiece by Kilbride and Turk, and were 9-for-14 from the stripe. Northview had 12 three-point goals but was 4-for-10 from the free throw line.

For the Wildcats, Madison Greene scored 19 points, Sara Cannon scored 14, Grace Krahl scored 11, Allison Biggs scored 10, and Jenna Clausius scored six points.

Cannon had four triples, Krahl had three, Greene and Biggs had two apiece and Clausius had one. Each team had 14 turnovers.

Fostoria 57, Lake 49

MILLBURY — The Lake girls basketball team gave league-leading Fostoria a battle, but the Redmen prevailed, 57-49, in Northern Buckeye Conference action Thursday.

Lake, now 8-12 overall and 7-6 in the NBC, was led by Sydney Stanley with 14 points, Jessie Maternie, who had two three-point goals, matched Stanley’s output with 14, and Elise Staczek added nine points.

Lake trailed 13-10 after one quarter and 22-17 at halftime, staying one or two possessions behind the Redmen.

The Redmen led 35-29 entering the final stanza, but Fostoria hit three 3-point shots and was 5-for-5 from the free throw line in the final eight minutes.

Lyrique Johnson led Fostoria with 23 points, including going 9-for-15 from the charity stripe. Alycia Middlebrooks scored 10 points, including two of the fourth quarter triples.

For Lake, Elena Longoria scored seven points, Mary Enright and Kaydence Eckenrode scored two apiece, and Penelope Garcia added one point.

Garyana Overton scored nine, Amijah Poole scored six, Aleena Williams scored four, and Brooklyn Holman scored three for the Redmen.

In a game that saw 41 free throws shot, Fostoria was 14-for-23 and Lake was 11-for-18.

Fostoria is 17-1 overall and 12-1 in the league, tied for first place with Woodmore (17-3, 12-1). The Redmen and Wildcats have split two games, so if both win their final league game they will share a co-championship.

Lakota 49, Tiffin Calvert 39

TIFFIN — Lakota took a 28-10 halftime lead and then held off visiting Calvert in the second half to win a Sandusky Bay Conference River Division basketball game.

Riley King led Lakota with 13 points and four rebounds, Cassidy Foos had 11 points and seven steals, and Kaiya Mompher and Carlie Foos scored nine points each.

Emma Gregg scored five points and Zoie Widman added two points for the Raiders, who won despite getting only three free throw attempts, making two, and Gregg and Carlie Foos had the team’s only three-pointers.

Alyssa Rishty scored 16 to lead Calvert and Mikenna Kancler scored eight points. Carleigh Meier scored seven, Brooklyn Brown scored four, and Lydia Ardner added two points.

The Senecas also had just three free throws, making two, and both of their triples were made by Kancler.