Saturday, December 30, 2000

Cincinnati-N.Ky. girls basketball games


Highlands edges Wyoming

The Cincinnati Enquirer

        With 15 seconds to play, Stephanie Ripberger drove the lane and scored to give Highlands a 43-42 victory over Wyoming in the girls championship game of the Wyoming Holiday Classic Friday night.

        The lead was Highlands' first of the game.

        Junior center Tara Boothe had 22 points to lead the Bluebirds (7-2). Ripberger finished with six points.

        Laura Verhaeghe had 13 points and Monica Hoyles scored 11 to lead the Cowboys (7-2).

        HIGHLANDS (43) — Gibson 2 0 5, Winkler 1 0 2, Ripberger 3 0 6, Konen 4 0 8, Boothe 8 4 22. Totals: 18 4 43.

        WYOMING (42) — Anderson 2 0 4, Hoyles 5 1 11, Verhaeghe 6 1 13, McGee 3 0 8, Loper 1 0 2. Totals: 19 2 42.

        Highlands ....... 6  13  11  13—43

        Wyoming ....... 18  12  11   1—42

        3-pointers: H- Boothe 2, Gibson; W- McGee 2. Records: H 7-2, W 7-2.

        Purcell Marian 38, Madeira 27, at the Nadine Wilson Holiday Tournament at Madeira — Keri Finnell scored 17 points to lead Purcell to the tournament championship.

        Amanda Davis scored 12 points to lead Madeira.

        PURCELL (38) — Hale 1 5 7, Finnell 6 4 17, P. White 1 2 4, Reese 3 0 6, A. White 2 0 4. Totals: 13 11 38.

        MADEIRA (27) — Barnhill 1 0 2, Groll 2 0 4, Davis 5 1 12, Gratsch 1 1 3, Barnhart 3 0 6. Totals: 12 2 27.

        Purcell ....... 8   5  13  12—38

        Madeira ....... 7   9   6   5—27

        3-pointers: P—Finnell; M—Davis. Records: P 9-1, M 8-2.

        Franklin Co., Ind 56, Ursuline 53, at Indianapolis North Central tournament — Ursuline took the lead with 1:01 to play, but Miranda Eckerle of Franklin made a 3-pointer and a free throw to win the game.

        URSULINE (53) — Obert 3 6 15, Klein 4 5 14, F.Blackburn 2 0 4, Davren 1 3 5, M.Blackburn 0 1 1, Polimeni 2 0 4, Howell 2 0 4, Wakler 2 1 6. Totals: 16 15 53.

        FRANKLIN CO. (56) — Riehle 1 0 3, McMullen 0 1 1, Feller 0 2 2, Eckerle 8 9 25, Gribben 1 0 2, Stevens 5 1 11, Gillman 4 0 12. Totals: 19 13 56. Ursuline ....... 5  12  14  22—53

        Franklin Co. ....... 10  16  15  15—56

        3-pointers: U-Obert 3, Klein 2, Walker; F-Riehle 1, Gillman 4. Records: U 4-6, F 11-0.

        Hughes 60, Dayton Colonel White 34 — Leslie Burns had 20 points and 14 rebounds and Tonkia Bridges added 14 points.

        HUGHES (60) — Johnson 0 2 2, Davis 3 1 7, Everson 2 0 4, Burns 9 2 20, Steele 2 0 4, Bridges 5 3 14, Pettijohn 1 3 5, Moore 1 2 4. Totals: 23 13 60.

        COLONEL WHITE (34) — Bright 1 0 2, Reed 2 0 4, Mathis 1 1 4, Shantee 2 3 7, Anderson 0 1 1, Calhun 2 0 4, La. McClemore 4 2 10, Lan. MaClemore 1 0 2. Totals: 12 7 24.

        Hughes ....... 14  19  13  14—60

Colonel White ....... 7   8  13   6—34

        3-pointers: H-Bridges; D-Mathis. Records: H 8-1.

        Kings 46, Dayton Christian 40, at Miami University Middletown Holiday Tournament — Sarah Fox scored a game-high 28 points to lead the Knights to the big-school final.

        D. CHRISTIAN (40) — Martin 7 2 22, Pickett 2 2 6, Goncalves 2 2 6, Stiffler 0 2 2, Bauman 1 2 4. Totals: 12 10 40.

        KINGS (46) — Heekin 1 3 5, Roudebush 2 0 4, S. Fox 9 8 28, McCluing 1 1 3, L. Fox 3 0 6. Totals: 16 12 46.

        D. Christian ....... 5  11   3  21—40

        Kings ....... 13   4   9  20—46

        3-pointers: D—S. Fox 2. K—Martin 6. Records: K 6-1, D 6-3.

        Fenwick 41, Carlisle 14, at Miami University Middletown Holiday tournament — Ashley Smith led a balanced Fenwick scoring attack with 10 points; nine players scored for the Falcons.

        CARISLE (14) — Boy 1 2 4, Hamilton 1 0 2, Tarbox 1 1 3, Snyder 2 1 5. Totals: 5 4 14.

        FENWICK (41) — Wolke 3 0 6, Smith 5 0 10, Bidwell 1 1 3, Mather 1 0 2, Bruggeman 2 1 5, Clemens 2 1 5, Becker 3 0 6, Bukosky 1 0 2, Bifro 1 0 2. Totals: 19 3 41.

        Carlisle ....... 0  4   6   4—14

        Fenwick ....... 5  10  13  13—41

        3-pointers: NA. Records: F 4-3, C 2-6.

        Middletown Madison 47, Middletown Christian 33, at Miami University Middletown Holiday Tournament — Holli Kroger scored 10 points to lead a balanced scoring attack to lead Middletown Madison into the small-school finals at 6p.m. today.

        MADISON (47) — Nance 2 0 4, Short 1 3 5, Norvell 1 4 6, Delscamp 4 0 8, E. Kroger 2 0 4, H. Kroger 5 0 10, Young 3 2 8, Snowden 1 0 2.Totals: 19 9 47 .

        MIDDLETOWN CHRISTIAN (33) — Taylor 1 0 2, Flynn 1 2 4, Breeding 6 1 13, Allen 2 0 5, Fox 1 3 5, Huntsberger 2 0 4. Totals:13 6 33.

        Madison ....... 11  13  15   8—47

        M. Christian ....... 9  11  09   4—33

        3-pointers: MC—Allen.

        School for Creative and Performing Arts 46, Cincinnati Christian 25 — Kate Spickard scored 15 points, made seven steals and had four assists to lead SCPA.

        Marja Rintamaki added 14 points for SCPA.

        SCPA (46) — Spickard 5 4 15, McCollum 1 0 2, Hill 4 1 9, Rintamaki 6 0 14, McKinney 0 2 2, Gordon 2 0 4. Totals: 18 7 46.

        CINTI CHRISTIAN (25) — Baysore 3 0 6, Tillitz 3 0 6, Bashford 1 0 2, Sagin 1 0 2, Ferguson 3 1 7, Lane 1 0 2. Totals: 12 1 25.

        SCPA ....... 10  11  16   9—46

        Cinti Christian ....... 8   7   4   6—25

        3-pointers: S—Rintamaki 2, Spickard. Records: S 6-1.

        Mercy 62, Princeton 47 — Siobhan Zerilla scored 17 points, giving her 1,000 for her career, to lead the Bobcats.

        Erin Mullen added 12 points for Mercy.

        Brie Bradshaw paced Princeton with 13 points.

        PRINCETON (47) — Davis 2 2 6, McNamara 1 0 2, Skoog 4 0 9, James 3 2 8, Bradshaw 5 2 13, Simons 1 0 2, Duncan 2 1 5, Smith 1 0 2. Totals: 19 7 47.

        MERCY (62) — Mullen 3 4 12, Brunner 1 1 3, Stern 2 0 4, Zerilla 3 11 17, Dehne 1 0 3, Heintz 1 6 8, M. Clavier 1 0 2, Winright 2 3 9, J. Clavier 1 2 4. Totals: 15 27 62.

        Princeton ....... 7  19  13   8—47

        Mercy ....... 17  14  15  16—62

        3-pointers: M—Mullen 2, Dehne, Winright 2. P—Skoog, Bradshaw. Records: M 8-1, P 5-4.

        Walnut Hills 41, St. Henry 34 — Katie Antle sealed the victory in the fourth quarter, making three 3-pointers. Leigha Wilson scored 10 points and grabbed seven steals.

        Ashley Lindeman and Emily Johnson both scored 11 points.

        WALNUT HILLS (41) — Antle 3 2 11, Wilson 5 0 10, Marsh 2 3 7, Greene 2 0 4, Martin 1 0 3, Fennell 1 0 2, Kelsey 1 0 2, Moon 0 2 2. Totals: 15 7 41.

        ST. HENRY (34) — Lindeman 2 7 11, Johnson 5 1 11, King 2 0 5, Davies 2 0 4, Walter 1 0 2, Tabeling 0 1 1. Totals: 12 9 34.

        Walnut Hills ....... 10  10   4  17—41

        St. Henry ....... 8  10   7   9—34

        3-pointers: W—Antle 3, Martin; S—King. Records: W 5-2, S 1-6.

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