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PHS Girls Improve To 7-1 In BBC




Pettisville’s Mikayla Graber (11) and Montpelier’s Jaelyn Lyons battle for possession of the ball.– photo by Mario Gomez

Pettisville’s Mikayla Graber (11) and Montpelier’s Jaelyn Lyons battle for possession of the ball.– photo by Mario Gomez

Pettisville sits atop the Buckeye Border Conference girls basketball standings with a 7-1 record after the Birds defeated Edon and Montpelier last week.

The Blackbirds traveled to Edon, Tuesday, Jan. 8, and edged out the Blue Bombers 43-42.

They were back on the road, Friday, Jan. 11 to Montpelier, and came home with a 42-24 victory.

Pettisville is 10-3 overall.

PHS 43, Edon 42

A six-point lead after one quarter was the difference in Pettisville’s win at Edon (9- 4, 6-2 BBC).

The Birds led 14-8 after the first eight minutes.

Both teams scored 18 points in the middle two quarters as PHS took a 32-26 lead into the final period.

Edon outscored the Birds by five in the fourth, leaving the Bombers one point short.

Pettisville’s Morgan Leppelmeier led all scorers, with 17 points. Elizabeth Beck contributed 10.

Adrianna Howard led Edon with 16 points, while Carlie Kiess scored 10.

Jason Waldvogel, PHS head girls basketball coach, gives instructions to his players during a time-out.– photo by Mario Gomez

Jason Waldvogel, PHS head girls basketball coach, gives instructions to his players during a time-out.– photo by Mario Gomez

The difference came at the free-throw line, where the Birds were 6-11 and Edon was 3-7. The Blue Bombers outscored the Birds 39-37 from the field.

PHS 42, Montpelier 24

Down 12-9 after one, the Birds outscored the Locos 11-3 in the second for a 20-15 halftime lead.

PHS stretched the difference to 10, 33-23, after three, and a 9-1 fourth quarter gave the Birds the 18-point margin of victory.

Leppelmeier led all scorers, with 14 points. Mikayla Graber added 11.

Ariel Page led the Locos (4- 8, 3-5 BBC), with six points.

Montpelier won the rebounding battle, 31-22, but committed 18 turnovers to 10 for PHS.

BOX SCORES
PETTISVILLE (43) – McWatters
3, Graber 5, Leppelmeier 17, Beck
10, Schnitkey 8. Totals 16-6-43.
EDON (42) – Radabaugh 8, Bignell
2, Kiess 10, Bloir 2, Haegland 2,
Warner 2, Howard 16. Totals 18-3-42.
PHS 149911-43
EHS 89916-42
JV: Edon won 20-4.

Jessica McWatters eyes the basket for a shot against Montpelier.– photo by Mario Gomez

Jessica McWatters eyes the basket for a shot against Montpelier.– photo by Mario Gomez

PETTISVILLE (42) – McWatters
7, Graber 11, Leppelmeier 14, Beck
5, Schnitkey 5. Totals 15-16-42.
MONTPELIER (24) – Bumb 4,
Rose 3, Lyons 4, Engels 2, Page 6,
Nichols 4, McCord 1. Totals 16-3-24.
PHS 9 11 13 9 – 42
MHS 12381-24
JV: Pettisville won.


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