Bellefontaine led unbeaten Kenton Ridge at halftime Saturday, but could not continue its momentum into the second half as the host Cougars pulled away for a 66-49 victory.
The Chiefs are now 2-3 overall and 1-1 in the Central Buckeye Conference.
Kenton Ridge improves to 6-0, 2-0.
Bellefontaine got off to a good start.
The Chiefs built a four-point lead (13-9) after one quarter and were in front by five points (30-25) at the halftime break.
Kenton Ridge roared back in the third quarter, outscoring the Chiefs 19-7 to go up 44-37.
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