Dec. 30 Roundup: Elks win Orlando tourney; FM’s Conley scores 1,000th point

The Centerville Elks boys boys basketball team defeated Boone, Fla., 64-58 in double overtime to win the City Beautiful Invitational in Orlando, Florida.

Matt Pearce netted 22 points in the win, while Donovan Shelton and Ryan Marchal tacked on 12 and 11 points.

Pearce was also named the overall tournament MVP and Shelton was named to the all-tournament team.

Centerville beat First Academy 46-43 to advance to the tournament championship.

Beavercreek 59, Bellbrook 35: Jon Alessandro tallied 12 points in the 'Creek win. Caleb Scott and Donnie Crouch each had 11 for Bellbrook.

Miamisburg 59, Dayton Christian 54: Jason Hubbard led Miamisburg with 20 points in the win. Anton Webb led all scorers and DC with 28.

Sidney 63, Bellefontaine 40: Ratez Roberts shot for 17 points, while Andre Gordon tacked on 15 in the win. Jack Clement scored 13 in the Bellefontaine loss.

Lakota West 52, Kings 37: Carter Combs tallied 13 points in the win, while Max Kiker tacked on 12.

Bishop Hartley 44, Chaminade Julienne 43: Payton Collins put up 19 points in the win for Bishop. CJ's Milton Gage netted 23 in the loss.

Miami Trace 58, Greeneview 53: Cameron Carter scored 27 points in the win. Gabe Caudill put up 18 points in the loss.

Ansonia 59, Jefferson 36: Ansonia took home the Patriot Holiday Classic title with the win.

Franklin Monroe 42, Brookville 40: Ethan Conley scored his 1,000th career point in the win, pushing FM to their first Jet Tournament title in five years.

Mississinawa Valley 49, Arcanum 47: Ethan Bowman notched his 1,000th point, putting up 24 in the win.

Botkins 72, Ridgemont 40: Tyler Free led all scorers with 24 points for Botkins.

Fort Loramie 55, Bethel 47: Tyler Siegel netted 20 points, shooting for 100% from the foul line to lead in the win, moving FL to 9-0. Ryan Rose put up 22 points in the loss.

St. Henry 62, Coldwater 49: Marcus Brun tallied 13 points in the Coldwater loss. Cole Frilling tacked on 12.

Girls Basketball

Butler 59, Graham 16: Tyree Fletcher netted 16 points in the win and Abbie Schoenherr tacked on 10.

Lebanon 58, Edgewood 29: Sydney Hanna put up 15 points in the Lebanon win. Kendall Folley chipped in 14.

Miamisburg 56, Dayton Christian 26: Abby Carter and Emily Kepple each tallied 16 points in the win.

Fairfield 53, Talawanda 43: Zahyra Bailey put up 15 points and six steals, shooting 8-for-10 from the foul line in the win. Addie Brown's 25 points led all scorers and Talawanda, 15 coming off three point shots.

Monroe 54, Stivers 25: Sophie Sloneker, Alyssa Beckett and Erica Thompson each netted eight points to best Stivers. Emily Fletcher shot for 11 points [n the loss.

Alter 44, Magnificat 43: Riley Priest had 12 points and three steals for Alter.

Fenwick 48, Norwood 38: Kaitlyn Anzel led with nine points for Fenwick in the win. Jenna Adams tacked on seven points and 15 rebounds.

Mechanicsburg 59, Greenon 43: Kasey Schipfer put up a double double, shooting for 23 points, 10 steals, six rebounds and four assists. Elly Schipfer tacked on another double double with 16 points and 11 rebounds. Reagan Ware had 17 points in the loss.

West Liberty-Salem 60, Catholic Central 35: Kelsey Day led all scorers with 17 points and three 3-pointers. Abbigail Peterson tallied 12 points to lead Catholic Central.

Covington 42, Troy 28: Tori Crowell tallied 12 points for Covington. Alaura Holycross and Dana Wynkoop co-led Troy with eight points apiece.

Miami East 47, Anna 27: Morgan Haney paced all scorers with 16 points.

Newton 58, Dixie 33: Tatum McBride netted 26 points in the win.

Fairlawn 55, Ansonia 44: Lauren Dudgeon netted 31 points and eight blocks in the win.

Fort Loramie 56, St. Henry 40: Taylor Ratermann led FL with 14 points, shooting 4-for-5 on 3-pointers. Alison Siefring had 13 points for St. Henry.

Minster 71, Bellevue 49: Courtney Prenger led all scorers with 24 points in the win.

New Bremen 61, Lehman Catholic 30: Paige Jones scored 13 points in the NB win. Carly Edwards led Lehman with seven points.


McClain Tiger Invitational: Kenton Ridge took sixth place overall. Bryce Davis took home the championship at 120 and Jaden Cook added on another at 126.

Skyline Bowling Invitational: Ayyoub Muhammed of Thurgood Marshall won the 132-pound weight class by defeating Ashten Moody of Unioto 10-6 in the championship round.


Bellbrook Quad: Kenton Ridge’s Sydney Jones and Gwyn Thomas took two events each, also winning two additional events as a part of the 200 Medley and 200 Freestyle relays. Jones also took first in the 50 Freestyle and 100 Freestyle, while Thomas took the 200 IM and 100 Breastroke.

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