Wednesday, December 06, 2000

Cincinnati girls basketball games


Early surge carries Mercy to win

The Cincinnati Enquirer

        Mercy jumped out to a 16-4 lead and never looked back en route to a 59-33 victory over Notre Dame Academy at Mercy.

        Mercy had four players in double figures, led by Melissa Clavier's 13 points. Amanda Brunner added 12 points and Siovhan Zerilla and Maria Dehne each had 10.

        Mercy had 17 steals in the first half.

        NOTRE DAME (33) — Hanser 4 0 9, Howard 1 0 2, Zembrodt 3 0 6, Leininger 4 1 9, Witte 1 0 3, Baumann 1 2 4. Totals: 14 3 33.

        MOTHER OF MERCY (59) — Mullen 2 0 6, Brunner 4 3 12, Zerilla 3 4 10, Dehne 4 0 10, Heintz 2 3 8, Clavier 5 3 13. Totals: 20 13 59.

        Notre Dame ....... 10   5   8  10—33

        Mother Of Mercy ....... 17  10  18  14—59

        3-pointers: ND-Hanser, Witte. M-Mullen 2, Dehne 2, Brunner, Heintz. Records: ND 2-2, M 3-0.

        Lakota East 58, Middletown 51 — The Thunderhawks sank nine of 14 free throws in the fourth quarter, six by Erica Nollen, to hold off the Middies.

        LAKOTA EAST (58) — Andrea 1 4 7, Wyckoff 1 2 4, Williams 4 1 9, Lee 1 0 2, Nollen 2 8 12, Marshall 0 2 2, Webb 4 2 10, Estes 3 6 12. Totals: 17 25 58.

        MIDDLETOWN (51) — Veatch 2 2 6, Shields 7 4 18, Thomas 2 1 5, Rupp 3 0 6, Landis 2 0 5, Russell 1 7 9, Young 1 0 2. Totals: 18 14 51.

        Lakota East ....... 14  12  14  18—58

        Middletown ....... 10  15   6  20—51

        3-pointers: L- Andrea, M- Landis. Records: L 1-1(GMC 1-1) M 1-2(GMC 0-2).

        • Madeira 44, Mariemont 28, at Madeira — Lindsey Barnhart scored 20 points and Amanda Davis added 16, leading Madeira past the previously undefeated Warriors.

        Liz Kauffmann paced Mariemont with 11 points.

        MARIEMONT (28) — Kauffmann 4 2 11, R. Potts 1 0 2, Perry 2 5 9, Pember 1 0 2, Hook 0 1 1, Rogers 1 1 3. Totals: 9 9 28.

        MADEIRA (44) — Groll 1 1 3, Davis 6 4 16, Gratsch 2 1 5, Barnhart 10 0 20, Rupe 0 0 0. Totals: 19 6 44.

        Mariemont ....... 4   6   9   9—28

        Madeira ....... 7  10  11  16—44

        3-pointers: Mar - Kauffmann. Records: Mad 2-0 (2-0 CHL), Mar 3-1 (1-1 CHL).

        • Lakota West 44, Fairfield 34 — Lakota West took the lead for good with 38 seconds remaining in the third quarter on a basket by Cara Wright.

        The game had four ties and nine lead changes, but Lakota West's pressure defense turned the tide in the fourth quarter. Wright finished with 20 points to lead Lakota West; Andrea Carlberg added 10.

        LAKOTA WEST (44) — Comisar 1 4 6, Swift 2 0 5, Wright 9 2 20, Carlberg 4 2 10, Eifert 1 1 3. Totals: 17 9 44.

        FAIRFIELD (34) — Smith 3 7 13, Devenport 5 3 14, Taylor 1 0 2, Carty 2 0 5. Totals: 11 10 34.

        Lakota West ....... 10  9  11  14—44

        Fairfield ....... 10  8  11   5—34

        3-pointers: LW—Swift. F—Davenport, Carty.

        • Western Hills 43, Woodward 33 - Senior Kiza Bullock posted her first double-double of the season with 19 points and 10 rebounds.

        WOODWARD (33) — Johnson 2 0 4, Billingsley 5 0 10, Fields 1 0 2, Jones 3 1 7, Lillard 3 0 6, Biggers 2 0 4. Totals: 16 1 33.

        WESTERN HILLS (43) — S. Tolliver 2 0 4, Banks 1 0 2, Goodrich 1 0 2, Phillips 3 0 6, Bullock 8 3 19, Edwards 4 2 10. Totals: 19 5 43.

        Woodward ....... 4   3  12  14—33

        Western Hills ....... 11  11   4  17—43

        3-pointers: None. Records: Wood (1-1 QCC), West (2-1) (1-1 QCC).

        • Purcell Marian 60, Amelia 57 — Keri Finnell put Purcell ahead in the final minute on a three-point play, tying the game on a layup and sinking the winning free throw.

        AMELIA (57) — Vitapek 5 2 12, Gillespie 3 0 7, Davidson 8 0 16, Guinan 2 0 4, Emmert 4 1 9, Cammeresi 4 0 9. Totals: 26 3 57.

        PURCELL MARIAN (60) — Simpson 0 1 1, Hale 2 2 6, Finnell 10 4 24, P. White 7 2 16, Reese 3 1 7, A. White 3 0 6. Totals: 25 10 60.

        Amelia ....... 12  19  11  15—57

        Purcell Marian ....... 19  12   9  20—60

        3-pointers: A-Gillespie 1, Cammeresi 1. Records: A 1-3, P 4-1.

        • Reading 61, Finneytown 31 — The Devils never trailed after taking a 15-7 first-quarter lead. Megan Murphy led all scorers with 16 points.

        READING (61) — Mi. Murphy 2 2 6, Me. Murphy 4 7 16, Bartneck 1 0 2, Sippila 2 2 6, Fletcher 2 3 7, Davis 2 2 6, Irwin 1 0 2, Gee 3 3 10, Lawson 3 0 6. Totals: 20 19 61.

        FINNEYTOWN (31) — Neher 3 0 6, Zisler 3 1 7, Lorber 1 0 2, Gardner 2 0 6, Warner 1 4 6, Morgan 2 0 4. Totals: 12 5 31.

        Reading ....... 15  18  12  16—61

        Finneytown ....... 7  7  6  11—31

        3-pointers: R-Me. Murphy 1, Gee 1. F-Gardner 2. Records: R 1-1 (1-1 CHL), F 1-2 (0-2).

        • Roger Bacon 45, Mount Notre Dame 42 — Senior Rose Frentsos hit a 4-foot jumper with 35 seconds remaining to lift the Spartans.

        Trailing 38-32 after three quarters, Roger Bacon went to a bigger, more physical lineup in the fourth quarter, limiting the Cougars to four points.

        Frentsos held Mel Thomas, Mount Notre Dame's leading scorer, to two points.

        MT. NOTRE DAME (42) — Engel 1 1 3, Nahrup 5 2 15, Thomas 0 2 2, Cook 3 0 7, Barber 5 2 13, Braun 1 0 2. Totals: 15 7 42.

        ROGER BACON (45) — Byrd 0 1 1, Frentsos 5 0 10, Withers 3 2 10, Zins 0 2 2, Kelly 0 1 1, Metz 3 0 6, Hazelbaker 6 1 14, Holden 0 1 1. Totals: 17 8 45.

        Mt. Notre Dame ....... 14  10  14   4—42

        Roger Bacon ....... 13   9  10  13—45

        3-pointers: M—Nahrup 3, Cook, Barber. RB—Withers 2, Hazelbaker. Records: M 3-2, R 3-1.

        • Ross 47, Norwood 30 - Ross built a 22-12 halftime lead and was never challenged in the second half. Junior Sarah Wertman led the Rams with 14 points.

        ROSS (47) — Bowman 3 0 6, Weisbecker 4 0 8, Guenther 2 0 4, Wagers 2 0 5, Wertman 6 2 14, Jackson 0 1 1, VanDreische 2 0 4, Lange 0 1 1, Warner 2 0 4. Totals: 21 4 47.

        NORWOOD (30) — Evans 2 0 4, McCarthy 3 2 8, Hammond 2 2 6, Kassem 2 1 5, Collins 2 0 4, McCalla 1 1 3. Totals: 12 6 30.

        Ross ....... 8  14  11  14—47

        Norwood ....... 3   9  10   8—30

        3-pointers: R Wagers. Records: R (2-2) (2-1 FAVC), N (0-5) (0-3 FAVC).

        • St. Ursula 58, Kings 48 — The Bulldogs converted 18 of 20 free throws, including four by Katie Connaughton in the fourth quarter, to edge the Knights.

        Kristen Mahon scored six and added eight assists while Kings was led by Sarah Fox with a game-high 20.

        KINGS (48) — Heeken 3 2 10, Roidabush 3 3 9, S. Fox 7 4 20, McClung 1 5 7, L. Fox 0 2 2. Totals: 14 16 48.

        ST. URSULA (58) — Mahon 2 2 6, Grogan 4 2 10, Connaughton 4 9 17, Neltner 7 5 19, Schroeder 1 0 2, Beck 2 0 4. Totals: 20 18 58.

       

        Kings ....... 11  12  12  13—48

        St. Ursula ....... 10  15  23  10—58

        3-pointers: K—S. Fox 2, Heeken 2. Records: K 2-2, SU 2-2.

        • Taylor 52, Deer Park 32 — The Yellowjackets' full-court press limited Deer Park to 16 first half points.

        Sophomore Adrian Neidhard led Taylor with 15 points and Danielle Poynter added 12.

        DEER PARK (32) — Miskimens 1 0 2, Eigel 2 0 5, Dennis 1 0 2, Houston 3 1 7, Wilson 4 8 16. Totals: 11 9 32.

        TAYLOR (52) — Neidhard 6 0 15, Gerwin 3 0 7, Doll 2 4 8, Poynter 5 1 12, Smith 2 0 4, Rapking 3 0 6. Totals: 21 5 52.

        Deer Park ....... 10   6  7   9—32

        Taylor ....... 13  12  9  18—52

        3-pointers: D—Eigel. T—Neidhard 3, Gerwin, Poynter. Records: T 2-1 (CHL 1-1), D 0-2 (0-2).

        • Wyoming 70, Indian Hill 36 — Seniors Maria McCarthy and Jenni McGee scored 17 each while Marla Anderson added 16, giving coach Deb Gentile her 398th victory.

        INDIAN HILL (36) — Ellis 1 0 2, David 1 2 4, Schmidt 2 0 6, Dunham 0 1 1, Tepe 2 6 10, Slattery 0 2 2, Reising 1 2 4, Forbes 1 0 2, Pederson 1 3 5. Totals: 9 15 36.

        WYOMING (70) — Anderson 7 1 16, Schmitt 1 0 2, Hoyles 4 0 8, Verhaeghe 1 2 4, McCarthy 8 1 17, Berkemeyer 1 1 3, McGee 6 4 17, McKimm 1 0 2, Mowry 0 1 1. Totals: 28 10 70.

        Indian Hill ....... 6  13   5  12—36

        Wyoming ....... 22  15  28   5—70

        3-pointers: I—Schmidt 2, Reising. W—Anderson, McGee. Records: W 2-0 (CHL 2-0), I 1-1 (0-1).

        • Highview Baptist 38, Heritage Academy 29 — Amanda Bailey scored eight points in the fourth quarter to help Highview Baptist pull away.

        HIGHVIEW (38) — Dirr 3 4 12, Gibson 2 0 4, Whitson 4 2 10, Bailey 3 1 8, Magers 2 0 4, Roberts 0 1 1. Totals: 14 9 38.

        HERITAGE (29) — Curley 1 0 2, King 3 0 6, Winn 3 0 7, Capel 1 9 11, Piper 1 0 2. Totals: 9 9 29.

        Highview ....... 8  7  7  16—38

        Heritage ....... 9  9  3   8—29

        3-pointers: Hi—Bailey 2. He—Winn. Records: Hi 1-3, He 1-1.

        • Cincinnati Christian 40, St. Bernard 23 — Heather Lowe had six points in Cincinnati Christian's 17-point third quarter, and Crystal Tillitz scored a game-high 11.

        ST. BERNARD — McParklin 1 0 2; Shadaan 0 2 2; Ellis 1 0 2; Prather 0 2 2; Estep 2 0 4; Mason 1 1 3; Hendricks 4 0 8; Totals 9 5 23;.

        CINCINNATI CHRISTIAN — Baysore 2 1 5; Tillitz 4 1 11; Bashford 3 0 6; Fagen 1 0 2; Emerson 4 2 10; Lowe 3 0 6; Totals 17 4 40.

        St. Bernard ....... 4  6  4  9—23

        Cin. Christian ....... 13 2  17  8—40.

        Three-point goals: SB 0, CC Tillitz 2. Records: SB 0-2, CC 1-1.

        • Colerain 65, Hamilton 34 — Annie Wessel scored all 13 of her points in the first half to lead Colerain to a 40-16 lead.

        HAMILTON (34) — Delong 3 0 6, Brosey 4 0 10, Marshall 2 0 4, Flanary 2 1 5, Fox 0 2 2, Brown 3 1 7. Totals: 14 4 34.

        COLERAIN (65) — Hailey 6 1 13, Troxton 2 0 4, Schmithorst 1 2 4, Kinmamore 1 0 3, Haggard 4 1 9, Wessel 5 0 13, Mahler 2 2 6, Bankston 3 4 11, Grace 1 0 2. Totals: 25 10 65.

        Hamilton ....... 9   7  13   5—34

        Colerain ....... 20  20  11  14—65

        3-pointers: H- Brosey 2, C- Kinmamore, Wessel 3, Bankston. Records: C 2-1 (GMC 2-0) .

        • Ursuline 44, Newport Central Catholic 41 — Sophomore forward Jackie Obert made four of five foul shots in the final two minutes to help Ursuline hold off NewCath.

        The game was tied at 32 heading into the fourth quarter. Anne Burke scored 11 points to lead Ursuline. Obert added 10. NewCath was led by senior forward Amy Meyers, who had 17 points.

        NEWCATH (41) — M. Chiodi 2 2 7, Maudlin 1 0 2, N. Chiodi 3 1 7, Meyers 6 5 17, Ziegler 4 0 8. Totals: 16 8 41.

        URSULINE (44) — Obert 2 6 10, Klein 3 0 9, Blackburn 2 2 6, Burke 4 2 11, Davren 3 2 8. Totals: 14 12 44.

        NewCath ....... 11  7  14  9—41

        Ursuline ....... 7  14  11  12—44

        3-pointers: NCC - M. Chiodi; U - Klein 3, Burke. Records: NCC 1-1, U 2-1.

        • Oak Hills 51, Sycamore 46 — The Highlanders hit eight of 12 field goals in the third quarter to open a 10-point lead.

        Jackie Cornelius scored 13 points and had 10 rebounds for Oak Hills. Sycamore was led by Brittany Frank's 17.

        SYCAMORE (46) — Frank 6 4 17, Schwerdtmann 3 1 7, Ebel 1 0 2, Fitzwilson 3 5 11, Kimmey 4 0 9. Totals: 17 10 46.

        OAK HILLS (51) — Cornelius 5 3 13, Log 5 0 10, Holmes 2 1 5, Gross 2 0 5, Dietrich 3 0 7, Cluesener 1 0 2, Sauers 2 0 4, Martini 1 0 3, Lack 1 0 2. Totals: 22 4 51.

        Sycamore ....... 13  10   7  16—46

        Oak Hills ....... 13   9  18  11—51

        3-pointers: S- Frank, Kimmey. OH- Gross, Dietrich, Martini. Records: S 1-2 (GMC 1-1) OH 3-0 (GMC 3-0).

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