Versailles, East boys advance in tourney action

DAYTON — The Versailles boys basketball team opened Belmont D-III sectional play with a 61-40 win over Arcanum Saturday.

The Tigers will play Greeneview at 6 p.m. Wednesday in second-round action.

Brett McEldowney led Versailles with 18 points.

Jared Niekamp scored 11 and Justin Ahrens added 10.

East boys

win opener

DAYTON — In another Belmont D-III sectional game Saturday, the Miami East boys defeated National Trail 60-33.

East will play Brookville at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in second-round action.

Damien Mackesy led Miami East with 18 points.

Brandon Mack scored 14 and Logan West added 12.

Newton boys

fall to Irish

TROY — The Newton boys basketball team couldn’t recover from a slow start, losing 55-50 to Catholic Central Saturday in Troy D-IV sectional action.

The Indians trailed 24-13 at halftime.

Brock Jamison led Newton with 16 points and Brady McBride added 10.


Newton girls

lose to TV

BROOKVILLE — Top seeded Tri-Village knocked off Newton 61-40 in a Brookville D-IV sectional final Saturday.

Tatum McBride scored 20 points for Newton, who finished 17-8.

Lady Cats

drop game

SIDNEY — The Houston girls basketball team had its season end in a Sidney D-IV sectional final.

The Lady Wildcats lost 48-40 to second seed Jackson Center.