Tigers battle by Lady
St. John’s senior Katie Vorst takes a lob inside against taller Versailles for two of her game-high 17 in the second half Thursday night at Arnzen Gymnasium. However, the visiting Lady Tigers grabbed a 12-point triumph.
Jays in MAC action
DELPHOS — St. John’s has had its share of ups and downs in the 2012-13 girls basketball season as they have struggled to a 8-10 mark.
The Lady Blue Jays were looking to put a crimp into someone’s else’s season as Midwest Athletic Conference power and front-runner Versailles came to Robert A. Arnzen Gymnasium Thursday night.
Alas for the Lady Blue Jays, it was not to be.
The Lady Tigers moved to 18-3 (8-1 in the MAC) with a 45-33 triumph, clinching at least a title tie.
Pacing the Lady Jays (8-11, 1-7 MAC) were seniors Katie Vorst with 17 and Jessica Recker tacked on eight.
The Jays return to action at home Saturday night (6 p.m. JV tip) against non-league archrival Ottoville.
The Lady Tigers end regular-season play (their sectional starts a week earlier) Saturday at Jackson Center.
split final tri-match
DEFIANCE — The Jefferson grapplers split their final tuneup for the Division III sectionals set for Feb. 15 with a victory over Lima Senior and a loss to host Defiance Thursday night.
The Wildcats bested Lima Senior 46-33 but lost to the host Bulldogs 36-31.
Sectionals are at Lima Central Catholic next week.
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