Sunday, February 11, 2001

Cincinnati girls basketball games


No. 6 Fairfield rolls over Ross

The Cincinnati Enquirer

        Fairfield's Karen Carty scored eight straight points to open the second quarter and spark the Indians to a 61-40 win over Ross Saturday.

        Carty hit a layup and back-to-back 3-pointers to give Fairfield, the No.6 team in the Enquirer's Division I area coaches poll, a 19-12 lead halfway through the second quarter. Carty scored 10 of her 11 points in the quarter to help give Fairfield a 29-20 halftime lead.

        Fairfield's Wanisha Smith led all scorers with 23 points. Cassi Wagers scored 12 points for Ross.

        ROSS (40) — Bowman 3 0 7, Weisbecker 3 1 7, Wagers 4 1 12, Wertman 3 0 6, Lauge 0 4 4, Varner 2 0 4. Totals: 15 6 40.

        FAIRFIELD (61) — Buczek 2 0 4, Swink 1 0 2, Adkins 1 2 4, Smith 8 7 23, Davenport 7 1 15, Carty 4 1 11, Lautenslager 1 0 2. Totals: 24 10 61.

        Ross ....... 12  8  9  11—40

        Fairfield ....... 11  18  18  14—61

        3-pointers: R — Wagers 3, Bowman. F — Carty 2, Davenport. Record: F 13-7.

        • Indian Hill 52, Mariemont 44 — Junior forward Kristen Ellis hit five of her eight free throws in the fourth quarter to help the Braves upset the Warriors, the No.8 team in The Enquirer's Divisions II-IV area coaches poll.

        Junior guard Erin Schmitt scored 10 of her team-high 13 points in the second quarter to help Indian Hill to a 24-22 halftime lead. Ellis scored all of her points in the first half.

        Senior forward Lindsey Rogers scored 13 points to lead Mariemont.

        INDIAN HILL (52) — Ellis 0 8 8, David 1 2 6, Schmitt 4 2 13, Tepe 4 3 11, Von Lehman 1 2 4, Forbes 2 6 10. Totals: 12 23 52.

        MARIEMONT (44) — Kauffmann 4 1 11, Perry 1 0 2, Pember 2 0 4, Brown 3 2 8, Hook 2 2 6, Rogers 6 1 13. Totals: 18 6 44.

        Indian Hill ....... 7  17  18  10—52

        Mariemont ....... 13  9  18   4—44

        3-pointers: I — Schmitt 3, David. M — Kauffmann 2. Records: I 14-6 (9-5 CHL), M 16-4 (10-4 CHL).

        • Batavia 39, Finneytown 33 — Katie Swart scored eight of her 13 points in the first half as Batavia opened up to a 23-8 lead.

        Kim Reisner scoring 11 points in the third quarter for Finneytown and finished with 13.

        Jenny Wehrman added 10 points for Batavia.

        BATAVIA (39) — Weidner 2 2 7, Swart 5 3 13, Crooker 1 3 5, Stont 1 0 2, Lowe 1 0 2, Wehrman 3 3 10. Totals: 13 11 39.

        FINNEYTOWN (33) — Neher 1 0 3, Warner 2 1 5, Gardlik 1 1 3, Bond 1 4 6, Reisner 6 1 13, Schmidt 1 0 3. Totals: 12 7 33.

        Batavia ....... 13  10   6   9—39

        Finneytown ....... 5   3  14  11—33

        3-pointers: B—Weidner, Wehrman. F—Neher, Schmidt. Records: B 12-8, F 3-17.

        • McAuley 51, Harrison 37 — Lisa Kampschmidt went 8-for-8 from the foul line in the fourth quarter to lift McAuley.

        Holly Reilman scored seven of her 11 points in the first quarter and Amanda Hoffman scored eight of her 11 points in the second quarter. McAuley's stingy defense caused 11 turnovers in the first half while holding Harrison to just 12 points.

        April Lux led Harrison's late charge by scoring 10 of her game-high 14 points in the second half.

        HARRISON (37) — Santillo 1 1 3, Brooks 0 4 4, Holderer 2 0 6, Daily 1 0 2, Toney 2 0 4, Lux 7 0 14, Ransick 1 2 4. Totals: 14 7 37.

        MCAULEY (51) — Sullivan 1 0 2, Miller 1 2 4, Rack 2 1 6, Long 1 0 2, Reilman 3 4 11, Hoffman 4 1 11, Koenig 1 0 2, Kampschmidt 2 9 13. Totals: 15 17 51.

        Harrison ....... 6   6  11  14—37

        McAuley ....... 13  15   7  16—51

        3-pointers: M—Rack, Reilman, Hoffman 2. H—Holderer 2. Records: M 11-9, Harrison 12-8.

        • Somerset, Ky., 65, Sycamore 56, Kentucky Challenge at Lexington Catholic High School — Miranda Ray scored 22 of her game-high 30 points in the second half to help Somerset overcome a five-point halftime deficit.

        Senior forward Emily Schwerdtmann scored 18 points, all from the field, to lead the Aviators.

        SYCAMORE (56) — Frank 3 6 13, Fitzwilson 2 5 10, Schwerdtmann 9 0 16, Kimmey 4 5 13, Ebel 1 0 2. Totals: 19 16 56.

        SOMERSET (65) — Ray 7 16 30, Randolph 5 2 15, Denney 3 0 4, Upchurch 2 0 5, Alderidge 3 0 6, Honicutt 1 3 5. Totals: 20 21 65.

        Sycamore ....... 10  16  14  16—56

        Somerset ....... 8  13  20  15—65

        3-pointers: Sy. — Frank, Fitzwilson. So. — Randolph 3, Upchurch. Records: Sy 9-11, So 15-8.

        • Bishop Brossart 46, Princeton 43, Kentucky Challenge at Lexington Catholic — Katie Schwegmann made three free throws in the final minute to win the game for the Mustangs.

        Bishop Brossart overcame a six-point halftime deficit by forcing 10 second-half turnovers, including six in the fourth quarter.

        Princeton was led by Danielle Duncan with 17 points.

        PRINCETON (43) — Davis 1 0 3, McNamara 3 0 7, Skoog 1 2 5, James 1 1 3, Duncan 7 3 17, Smith 4 0 8. Totals: 17 6 43.

        BROSSART (46) — Schwegmann 6 9 23, Clift 3 0 7, Schultz 3 0 6, Clark 2 0 4, Lloyd 0 1 1, Christen 0 1 1, Geiman 1 0 2, Seiter 1 0 2. Totals: 16 11 46.

        Princeton ....... 11  14  13   5—43

        Brossart ....... 12   7  18   9—46

        3-pointers: P—Davis, McNamara, Skoog. B—Schwegmann 2, Clift. Records: B 18-6, P 10-10.

        • Lexington Catholic 69, Wyoming 63, Kentucky Challenge at Lexington Catholic — Lexington Catholic converted 10-of-11 free throws in the fourth quarter to seal the win.

        Lexington Catholic opened the game on a 13-2 run and never trailed after that. Chelsea Chowning scored 17 for Lexington Catholic.

        Maria McCarthy scored 27 and Jenny McGee added 19 points for Wyoming.

        WYOMING (63) — Hoyles 1 0 2, Verhaeghe 3 0 6, McCarthy 12 3 27, Bell 4 1 9, McGee 7 0 19. Totals: 27 4 63.

        LEX. CATH. (69) — Brown 1 0 2, Schell 4 4 12, Chowning 6 4 17, Mendenhall 3 2 10, Bell 0 2 2, Carney 2 0 4, Novosel 3 0 6, Michalczyk 6 4 16. Totals: 25 16 69.

        Wyoming ....... 13  19  15  16—63

        Lex. Cath. ....... 17  20  15  17—69

        3-pointers: W—McGee 5. L—Chowning, Mendenhall 2. Records: W 17-3, L 19-4.

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