St. Marys Middle School girls basketball teams played in the Elida Tournament on Saturday. The 7th grade team won and will play again on Tuesday in the championship game. However, the 8th grade team bowed out of the Elida Tournament in the semi-finals.
The 7th grade Lady Riders took the Defiance Bulldogs team to the wire and won 28-26. Sophie Menker led the scoring with 10 points. Madi Steger and Lauren Jacobs scored eight and six points, respectively. Bailey Greber scored two points, and Logan Henschen finished out the scoring with two points. The team improved to a 14-3 record.
The 8th grade team couldn’t find their groove on offense, and lost to #2 seeded Glandorf, 25-15. Reese Rable paced the Riders with six points followed by Cadence Hirschfeld with four points. Addi Plattner scored three points, while Stella Wehner scored two. The team finished with an overall record of 12-6.