Thursday, February 15, 2001

Cincinnati girls basketball games


Big 1st half lifts Middletown over Withrow

The Cincinnati Enquirer

        Brittany Shields scored 24 points, including eight in the second quarter, to lead Middletown to a 69-51 victory over Withrow in a girls basketball Division I sectional tournament game at Milford Wednesday night.

        Middletown will play Sycamore at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday.

        The Middies took a 20-10 lead in the first quarter and put away the game by outscoring the Tigers 20-6 in the second.

        Shawna Thomas scored 16 points for Middletown and Anne Weingartner added 15 points.

        Latasha Collins scored 15 points to lead Withrow.

        MIDDLETOWN (69) — Veatch 2 1 5, Weingartner 7 1 15, Shields 12 0 24, Thomas 7 1 16, Rupp 1 2 4, Mack 1 0 2, Russell 1 1 3. Totals: 31 6 69.

        WITHROW (51) — Hampton 5 0 10, Pryor 6 0 13, Collins 6 0 15, Williams 0 2 2, Richardson 2 7 11. Totals: 19 9 51.

        Middletown ....... 20  20  13  16—69

        Withrow ....... 10   6  15  20—51

        3-pointers: M—Thomas. W—Pryor, Collins 3. Records: W 7-14, M 5-16.

        • Springboro 58, Valley View 49, Division II at Centerville — The Panthers sank 15 of 18 free throws in the second half to hold on for the victory.

        Becky Ballard scored a game-high 21 points for Springboro.

        VALLEY VIEW (49) — Clark 6, Mabry 3, Strayer 14, Coffman 12, Cox 6, Iker 3, Leppla 4. Totals: 16 13 49.

        SPRINGBORO (58) — Wight 16, Ballard 21, Graham 7, Hampton 3, Wright 3, Teets 2, Lacy 4, Meacham 2. Totals: 17 23 58.

        Valley View ....... 10  13   9  17—49

        Springboro ....... 13  18  11  16—58

        3-pointers: S—Wight 2, Graham. V—Strayer 2, Iker, Leppla. Records: S 20-1, V 13-8.

        • Reading 48, Carlisle 30, Division III sectional at Mason — The Blue Devils took a 15-6 first-quarter lead behind eight points from Amanda Irwin. She finished with 10 points.

        Reading advances to a second-round game against No.3-seeded Mariemont at 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

        CARLISLE (30) — Stebelton 1 0 2, Tarbox 7 2 16, Cable 1 0 2, Snyder 2 1 5, Gregg 0 1 1, Reynolds 1 2 4. Totals: 12 6 30.

        READING (48) — Mickie Murphy 1 0 2, Megan Murphy 2 1 7, Bartneck 0 2 2, Sippola 3 0 6, Davis 2 0 4, Irwin 5 0 10, Dixon 2 0 4, Gee 3 0 7, Lawson 2 2 6. Totals: 21 4 48.

        Carlisle ....... 6  11   3  10—30

        Reading ....... 15   8  15  10—48

        3-pointers: R—Megan Murphy, Gee. Records: C 3-18, R 9-12.

        • North College Hill 62, Middletown Madison 31, Divi sion III at Mason — A full-court press in the first quarter, coupled with Michele Miller's eight points, enabled the Trojans to take a 20-2 lead.

        NCH advances to a second-round game against No.2-seeded Madeira at 7 p.m. Saturday.

        MIDDLETOWN MADISON (31) — Nance 1 0 2, Rager 1 0 2, Robinson 1 0 2, Norvell 2 0 4, Delscamp 2 0 4, E. Kroger 3 0 7, H. Kroger 3 0 6, Young 2 0 4. Totals: 15 0 31.

        NCH (62) — L. Johnson 5 3 15, Goldmas 2 3 7, Lovette 3 1 8, S. Johnson 0 1 1, Miller 5 5 16, Faller 1 0 2, Mason 1 0 2, Flynn 5 1 11. Totals: 22 14 62.

        Madison ....... 2  10   7  12—31

        NCH ....... 20  14  17  11—62

        3-pointers: M—E. Kroger. N—L. Johnson 2, Lovette, Miller. Records: M 6-15, N 17-4.

        • Cincinnati Hills Chris tian Academy 49, Batavia 41, Division III at Mason Batavia pulled within four points of the lead with four minutes to play, but Robyn Shipley scored five points to help the Eagles hold off the Bulldogs. Shipley finished with 19.

        CHCA advances to play Deer Park at 4 p.m. Saturday.

        BATAVIA (41) — Weidner 3 0 7, Stewart 4 5 13, Crooker 0 1 1, Lowe 5 0 13, Wehrman 2 2 7. Totals: 14 8 41.

        CHCA (49) — Shipley 8 0 19, Peters 3 1 7, Bremecke 2 0 4, Snyder 2 0 4, Holman 0 2 2, Nichols 1 3 5, Humphrey 1 2 4, Trenz 2 0 4. Totals: 19 8 49.

        Batavia ....... 7  11   6  17—41

        CHCA ....... 16   4  13  16—49

        3-pointers: B—Widener, Wehrman, Lowe 3. C—Shipley 3. Records: B 12-9, C 18-3.

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