Lady Dogs rally to claim BVEC title

Ohio rallied for the BVEC championship, defeating top-seeded Bradford 23-22 at Walnut Wednesday. The Lady Dogs scored seven unanswered points in the final two minutes for the win.

Lexi Loftus scored 14 points for Ohio, which also defeated Ladd 38-24 and Bureau Valley South 36-26 to reach the finals.

Jenna Ehnle paced Bradford with eight points.

The third-place game was a battle of Bureau Valley with BV North defeating sister school BV South 34-28. Ellen Johnson and Megan Hunt had 10 points each for North with Laini Kruse adding seven. South had a similar scoring column led by Cassidy Olds (10), Addison Moreland (7) and Tasha Richardson (6).