By Josh Brown
TIPP CITY — Tippecanoe defense has been dominant this season.
Wednesday night, the Red Devils put it all together.
The Tippecanoe girls basketball team held its opposition, this time the Greenville Green Wave, under 30 points for the fourth time in five games this season and had three players reach double figures offensively, routing Greenville 64-23 Wednesday in Greater Western Ohio Conference American North Division play.
The Devils became the only team in the division without a conference loss, also, improving to 4-1 overall and 2-0 GWOC in the American North Division. Sidney and Butler both sit in second place with one loss apiece.
Tippecanoe held the Wave (4-4, 2-2 GWOC American North) to only four first-quarter points and 10 at halftime, taking a 35-10 lead. The Devils didn’t let up, either, outscoring Greenville 29-13 in the second half.
Allison Mader led Tippecanoe with 18 points, Cali Stewart added 11 and Taylor Prall scored 10. Brooke Aselage added six and Isabel Crow and Kendall Clodfelter each scored four.
PIQUA — Sidney’s Celena Taborn had a double-double Wednesday night at Piqua, leading the Yellow Jackets (3-3, 2-1 Greater Western Ohio Conference American North Division) to a 52-39 victory over the Indians (1-6, 0-3 GWOC American North).
Taborn had 22 points and 14 rebounds to lead all scorers and added three blocked shots, while Carrie Nuss added 10 points.
Tylah Yeomans and Kelsey Magoteaux each scored eight points to lead Piqua, Lauryn Gray had seven points and seven rebounds and Lily Stewart had seven points.
Piqua hosts Troy on Dec. 21.
Preble Shawnee 24
COVINGTON — The Covington wrestling team improved to 9-1 in duals this season Wednesday night, defeating visiting Preble Shawnee 48-24.
With the Buccaneers trailing 12-6, But Austin Flick (132) scored a 9-8 decision and Keringten Martin (138) pinned his opponent to give Covington the lead, then the Buccs won six straight from there to put the match away. Josh Sowers (145) and Lance Miller (160) both scored pins, Gavin McReynolds (195) won an 8-1 decision and a trio of forfeits iced the victory for the Buccs.
Covington will wrestle at the Versailles Invitational Saturday.
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