Elida wins Class B girls state title

The Elida Tigers rallied from a seven-point halftime deficit to beat Grady 60-48 Friday afternoon in the Class B girls state championship game.

Magarita Ortiz scored eight of her 12 points in the fourth quarter when Eldia outscored Grady 26-8.

Reavis Best led Elida (26-3) with 24 points and 10 rebounds while Amanda Cross-Smith added 10 points and nine rebounds.

It is Elida’s second girls state basketball title. The Tigers won the Class 1A crown 1995.

The Lady Tigers also won the Class B volleyball title this fall.

Brenna Thomas led Grady (21-10) with 18 poits and Mady Rush added 16 points and 11 rebounds.