Several area basketball teams were in action Thursday night.
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls handled visiting Cedarville 52-21.
Jamie Peterson had 19 points and Kaylin Frederick added 11.
WLS is 2-5.
The JV Tigers stifled the Indians 23-8.
The Riverside varsity girls fell at home to rival Waynesfield-Goshen 70-13.
Brooke Hickey had 7 points.
Samantha Egbert, Emily Teague, and Abby Proffitt each added 2 points.
The Pirates are 2-6.
The Bellefontaine 8th grade girls beat Graham 38-30.
Emily Mitchell poured in 15 points. Zoe Price recorded 14 points and 8 steals.
The Bellefontaine 7th grade girls steamrolled Graham 35-15.
Aubrey Stolly had 14 points, Anne West tallied 7 points and 10 rebounds, and Hara Brown added 5 points.
The Chiefs return to action January 6th against Benjamin Logan.
The Benjamin Logan 8th grade girls rolled past Northridge 58-17.
Nikki Current had another triple-double with 30 points, 11 rebounds, and 13 steals.
Jazi Reisinger had a season-high 12 points, Kinzie Jones scored 8, and Stevie Plikerd added 6 points and 7 rebounds.
The Raiders are 6-1.
The Benjamin Logan 7th grade girls stifled visiting Northridge 22-7.
Catherine Rhodes scored 6 points.
Pamela Kelly and Grace Deardurff each had 4 points.
Haley Wilson, Olivia Roose, Taylor Bryant, and Katelyn Shellenberger each added 2 points.
The Raiders are 3-4.
The West Liberty-Salem 8th grade girls beat South Vienna 30-18.
The Tigers outscored the Jets 16-8 in the second half.
WLS is 7-0.
The 7th grade Lady Tigers fell to South Vienna 30-18.
Peyton Kerns had 11 points and Maddie Estes added 7 points.
The Bellefontaine 8th grade boys won at Graham 37-32.
Spencer George had 16 points, Tommy Belser recorded 7 points, and Cameron Mitchell added 6.
The Chiefs (4-1) will face Benjamin Logan on January 6th.
The Bellefontaine 7th grade boys fell to Graham.
Jack Clement had 7 points.
Collin Mitchell, Colby Henry, and Aaron Malarkey each added 2 points.
The Benjamin Logan 8th grade boys nipped Northridge 26-25.
Grant Ward had 10 points, Bryden Penhorwood and Presten Cozad each tossed in 6 points, and Jake Henman added 4 points.
The Benjamin Logan 7th grade boys handled Northridge 39-23.
Cole Jones and Zach Deardurff each scored 10 points.
Bryce Schmidt dropped in 8, Jayden Skidmore scored 6, and Jacob Geboy added 4.
The Raiders are 5-0.
The West Liberty-Salem 8th grade boys bounced South Vienna 43-21.
Neil Markin had 12 points, Max Eggleston scored 8, Cody King tossed in 7, and James Loffing added 6.
The West Liberty-Salem 7th grade boys fell to South Vienna 36-25.
Tyler Smith had 10 points and Kasey Kite added 8.
Both WLS teams will play Anna on January 4th.
The Indian Lake 8th grade boys lost at Urbana 50-37.
Collin Coburn poured in 15 points, Kale Shoffner scored 14, and George Lones and Kaleb Weirick each had 4 points.
The Lakers (4-3) will play Graham on January 6th.