OTTOVILLE - Liberty-Benton held off a fourth quarter charge by Ottoville Tuesday night to record a 56-51 non-league win in a battle of state ranked teams.

The Eagles (20-1) are the seventh ranked team in Division III, while Ottoville (20-2) is the second ranked team in Division IV.

Liberty-Benton took a 48-41 lead to the fourth quarter but saw the Big Green pull within 53-51 in the final quarter. The Eagles scored the final three points of the game for the win.

The Eagles had a 13-11 lead after the opening quarter before breaking the game open in the second quarter with an 18-9 run. Savannah Richards scored nine points in the second quarter for the Eagles and Alexa Lenhart hit two three-pointers in the quarter. Bridget Landin had four points for the Big Green in the quarter and Cassandra Kemper had three points.

Ottoville started their comeback with a 21-17 third quarter scoring advantage. Kasey Knippen had 10 points, with two three-pointers, in the quarter and Landin had eight points. Schy Shepherd had seven points for the Eagles in the quarter and Richards had seven points.

Richards paced the Eagles with 20 points and Shephard had 14 points.

Kemper paced the Big Green with 15 points and Knippen had 14 points. Landin finished with 13 points.

Ottoville won the junior varsity game 37-35.

Ottawa-Glandorf 52

Archbold 41

ARCHBOLD - Ottawa-Glandorf broke out to an early lead Tuesday night in defeating Archbold 52-41 in a non-league battle of state ranked teams.

The Titans are the ninth ranked team in Division III and the Blue Streaks are sixth in Division III.

O-G had a 14-8 lead after the first quarter and were up 27-17 at halftime after closing the second quarter with an 11-0 run. The Titans had a 37-29 lead after three quarters.

Erin Kaufman had 18 points to lead the Titans.

Archbold won the junior varsity game 29-27.

Continental 40

Ayersville 23

CONTINENTAL - Continental held Ayersville to seven points in the second half Tuesday night to record a 40-23 non-league win.

The Pirates had a 21-16 halftime lead after opening the game with a 14-8 scoring run. In the second half Continental outscored the Pilots 19-7 to complete the win.

Amber Logan had 17 points to lead the Pirates and Addyson Armey finished with nine points.