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January 20th, 2012
MINSTER — The Minster girls basketball team defeated Ft. Recovery 46-40 on Thursday night, handing the Indians their first loss in Midwest Athletic Conference play.
Minster’s win made it eight straight victories and extended their streak of holding opponents to 29 or fewer points to six games.
Kayla Wuebker led Minster with 14 points, while Tara Clune added 12 and Kayla Albers and Samantha Hoelscher each scored 5.
Kelly Nietfeld scored 12 points for Ft. Recovery. Olivia Schwieterman added 10 and Lennartz scored 6.
NEW KNOXVILLE 67, PARKWAY 20
NEW KNOXVILLE — The New Knoxville girls basketball team roared to a 67-20 win over the Parkway Panthers on Thursday night at The Barn.
Tiana Heidt led a quartet of Rangers in double figures with 22 points. Haley Horstman added 14 points while Haley Dillon and Paige Lehman scored 11 points apiece.
Parkway’s Becca Harshman led the Panthers with six points.
ST. HENRY 44, NEW BREMEN 33
ST. HENRY — St. Henry rallied from a seven-point deficit at the beginning of the fourth quarter and outscored New Bremen 24-6 in the fourth to pull out a 44-33 win over New Bremen on Thursday night.
New Bremen led 27-20 after the Cardinals held St. Henry to just three points in the third quarter, but St. Henry’s depth showed in the final eight minutes.
Thursday, Jan. 19
Celina 60, St. Marys 26
Delphos Jefferson 60, Lincolnview 43
Lafayette Allen E. 55, Bluffton 46
Lima Cent. Cath. 58, Ada 54
Lima Shawnee 76, Elida 30
Points Per Game G PTS. PPG
Travis Bertram, Wapak 11 189 17.3
Garet Fledderjohann, St. Marys 10 122 14.5
50 Years Ago This Week – 1962
If New Knoxville wants to earn its first road win of the season, slowing down one of the Western Buckeye League’s best scorers will be one of the biggest keys.
New Knoxville will be charged with defending Wapakoneta’s Travis Bertram, who has had a breakout season. Bertram averages 17.8 points per game. Bertram scored 25 points against Celina with five three-pointers.
Parkway High School will honor three former athletes and administrators in a Hall of Fame ceremony at the Saturday, Feb. 11 home boys basketball game against Lima Perry.
Jon Sidenbender is a 1953 Rockford High School grad who was the first commissioner of the Midwest Athletic Conference. He served as commissioner for 24 years from 1973 to 1997. Sidenbender was instrumental in adding girls sports to the MAC. He was the head basketball coach at Parkway from 1964 to 1967.