Jones’ career night helps Tigers past Braves

Logan Jones scored a career-high 23 points and helped host Circleville get off to a quick start on Tuesday in a 61-13 Mid-State League Buckeye Division win over visiting Logan Elm.
Jones made a trio of three-pointers and finished the first quarter with 13 of Circleville’s 23 points.
Six players scored for the Tigers in the second quarter, again led by Jones with seven points, to take a 40-6 lead into halftime.
Faith Yancey followed with 13 points for the Tigers, and Makya Cockerham and Maddux Bigam added six apiece.
Hannah Rhoads and Clara Wilson scored four points apiece to pace the Braves.
Both teams continue league play on Saturday, as the Braves (0-6, 0-3) host Liberty Union and the Tigers (2-3, 1-2) travel to Amanda-Clearcreek. That game will be played in the old A-C gymnasium, located behind the primary building.
Amanda-Clearcreek 56,
Hamilton Township 20

A consistent performance sent Amanda-Clearcreek to a 56-20 MSL-Buckeye win on Tuesday over host Hamilton Township.
The Aces scored 18 points in each of the first three quarters to take leads of 18-4, 36-15 and 54-16.
Hailey Sowers outscored the Rangers to finish with a game-high 21 points, and Sara Sharp and Emily Buckley each added nine for the Aces (3-3, 2-1), who host Circleville on Saturday for a league game in the old A-C gymnasium.
Teays Valley 53,
Bloom-Carroll 45

Teays Valley handed Bloom-Carroll its first MSL-Buckeye setback of the season on Tuesday.
The Vikings (6-1, 3-0) and Fairfield Union (5-0, 3-0) are the last two remaining unbeaten teams inside league play and will meet Saturday afternoon in eastern Fairfield County.
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Amanda-Clearcreek 70,
Horizon Science 52

Clayne Rhyne poured in a game-high 34 points on Tuesday in a 70-52 non-league win over visiting Horizon Science.
The Aces jumped out to a 41-17 advantage at halftime.
Tucker Shamblin tacked on 14 points, Cade Young had nine points and 10 rebounds and Tayvon Miller chipped in eight points and four assists.
The Aces (2-1) resume MSL-Buckeye play on Friday at Teays Valley.

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