The Lakenheath Lancers enjoyed mixed results on their weekend girls basketball swing through Germany, taking a 43-38 overtime win over Kaiserslautern on Friday before falling to Ramstein 51-24 on Saturday.
Lakenheath 43, Kaiserslautern 38, OT: Friday at Kaiserslautern, the Lancers outscored the host Raiders 8-3 in the extra period to secure the road victory.
Kaiserslautern erased a six-point deficit entering the fourth quarter and tied the score on a pair of free throws by Jada Greene with three seconds to play in regulation in an ultimately futile rally.
Adrianna Ruffin poured in a game-high 25 points for Lakenheath, while teammate Dejah Quick added nine points and 16 rebounds. Althea Hohan paced the Raiders with 18 points.
Ramstein 51, Lakenheath 24: Saturday at Ramstein, the host Royals dashed the Lancers' hopes of a clean German sweep.
Desiree Palacios scored a game-high 13 points and Amethyst Rorie had a 12-point, 13-rebound double-double as the Royals improved to 7-1 on the season. The Ramstein defense, meanwhile, held Lakenheath to eight points or less in each quarter.
Wiesbaden 32/39, Black Forest Academy 18/25: At Kandern, Germany, the Division I Warriors claimed a battle of reigning champions from the Division II Falcons.
Wiesbaden was led by its usual trio of core stars. Guard Rebecca Russell scored 22 points over the two games, including four three-pointers Saturday. Cierra Martin went for a combined 18 points and 22 rebounds, including 14 boards Saturday. Catherine Klein had 13 points and 16 rebounds on the weekend.
Emily Campbell had eight points and seven rebounds for BFA on Friday, and Eseli Emasealu matched those totals on Saturday.
Sigonella 46/34, Marymount 10/8: At Sigonella, the Jaguars bested MMI in Friday and Saturday routs.
Sydney Moore posted consecutive double-doubles for Sigonella, producing 10 points and 10 rebounds Friday and 15 points and 10 rebounds Saturday.
Teammate Marika Wojtal scored a game-high 14 points Friday while Kisiah Chandler added 10 points Saturday.
The wins were the first of the season for the Division III Jaguars, who have absorbed losses to Division I opponents Naples and Vicenza and Division II American Overseas School of Rome before snapping the slide this weekend.
Bitburg sweeps AFNORTH, Rota: The Barons handled the Admirals and host Lions twice apiece en route to a 4-0 weekend in the three-team Division II gathering.
Bitburg sent a message early, producing weekend-best offensive and defensive totals in its first game Friday, a 53-12 defeat of Rota. The Barons followed later Friday with a 49-22 rout of AFNORTH.
Saturday followed a similar script, though AFNORTH made things more interesting. The Barons beat Rota 52-17 and AFNORTH 20-16.
AFNORTH sent Rota home winless, beating the Admirals 28-20 on Friday and 31-21 on Saturday.