Basketball Roundup: Riders Girls Win Big, Minster Boys Fall In Overtime

St. Marys' Quincy Rable leaps for the basket in a non-league game Monday night against Greenville.
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St. Marys 62, Greenville 29 

Aided by a fast start, the St. Marys Roughriders varsity girls basketball team routed the Greenville Wave, 62-29 non-league win Monday night at St. Maryss Memorial High School.

The Roughriders (7-3) jumped on the Wave with an 11-0 run, scoring on five of their first six possessions. After the first quarter, St. Marys held an 18-6 lead. 

Defense played a large part as well, forcing six turnovers in the opening quarter.

After a 33-13 halftime lead, the Riders went on another run, this time on a 10 run, leading to a 53-19 third quarter lead as the defense forced six more turnovers in that quarter.

Despite foul trouble in the third quarter, Shania Taylor led the Roughriders with 19 points and nine rebounds. Erika Angstmann also scored in double figures with 13 points and grabbed seven boards.

Quincy Rable and Lindi Cisco both scored 11 points. Cisco grabbed eight rebounds.

Botkins 65, Minster 62

Leading for three quarters again, the Minster Wildcats varsity boys basketball team continued to struggle closing games out.

Outscored 21-11 in the final quarter, the Wildcats lost in overtime, scoring just one point, against the Botkins Trojans, 65-62 in non-conference action.

The Wildcats entered the fourth quarter on a 50-40 lead, the Wildcats lost the lead, leading to a 61-61 tie.

Bryce Schmiesing led the Wildcats with 18 points, Jacob Stechschulte and Peter Falk both added 12 points.

Russia 43, New Knoxville 34

Abby Lageman's 16 points were not enough to lead New Knoxville to a victory as the Rangers lost to Anna 43-34 Monday in non-conference action.

Aside from Lageman's 16 points, Kenzie Schroer added nine points, and Ashlyn Miller tallied five points.

Just two other players, Caitlin Lammers and Rachel Leffel scored two points each.

New Bremen 42, Houston 38