H.S. Roundup: Berne Union holds off Fisher Catholic in key MSL win

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Berne Union's Sophia Kline (10) puts up a shot over Fisher Catholic's Ellie Bruce (22) in varsity girls basketball at Berne Union High School in Sugar Grove, Ohio on January 28, 2022.
Berne Union's Sophia Kline (10) puts up a shot over Fisher Catholic's Ellie Bruce (22) in varsity girls basketball at Berne Union High School in Sugar Grove, Ohio on January 28, 2022.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Berne Union 35, Fisher Catholic 30: The Lady Rockets held on to first place in the Mid-State League-Cardinal Division with a hard-fought win over the visiting Irish.

Fisher Catholic took a 6-2 first-quarter lead, but the Rockets were able to tie it up at 10-10 at halftime. Berne Union outscored the Irish 12-5 in the third quarter to take 22-15 lead into the fourth quarter.

Sophia Kline led the Rockets (11-3, 8-1) with 20 points and Lauren Groves added six points.

Ellie Bruce led the Irish with 13 points and Ava Albert chipped in 10 points.

Lancaster 39, Groveport 32: The Lady Gales went on the road and picked up an Ohio Capital Conference-Buckeye Division win over the Cruisers.

Kara Weaver led Lancaster (9-7, 3-5) with nine points and Peyton Wilson added eight points, while Kylie Phillips, Jenna Grabens and Avery Westbrooks chipped in seven points each.

Liberty Union 39, Circleville 33: The Lions pulled out a hard-fought Mid-State League-Buckeye Division win over the Tigers.

Ella Brown led Liberty Union with 15 points, including three 3-pointers and a 4-for-4 showing at the free throw line. Delaney Peck added nine points and Ember McClaskey chipped in six points.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Fairfield Christian Academy 53, Fisher Catholic 39: The Knights cruised in their Mid-State League-Cardinal Division win over the Irish. No other information was available.

This article originally appeared on Lancaster Eagle-Gazette: H.S. Roundup: Berne Union holds off Fisher Catholic in key MSL win