Thursday, February 22, 2001

Cincinnati boys basketball games


Finneytown advances in Div. III

The Cincinnati Enquirer

        Andrew Reichie scored 22 points and Zac Busam added 20 to lead Finneytown past St.Bernard 75-71 in a Division III sectional game at Sycamore Wednesday.

        Reichie scored nine of his points in the fourth quarter, and Busam added 12 points in the same period.

        Tyrone Walker scored a game-high 23 points for the Titans.

        Brian Hollman (18 points) and Tim Frazier (15) each scored in double figures for St. Bernard.

        Finneytown will play No.3 Mariemont at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Sycamore.

        ST. BERNARD (71) — Spears 1 0 2, Walker 7 8 23, Hollman 8 2 18, Turner 1 1 3, McNay 3 1 8, Fuson 1 0 2, Frazier 3 8 15. Totals: 24 20 71.

        FINNEYTOWN (75) — Reichie 8 0 22, Hawkins 2 2 6, Busam 8 4 20, Lambert 0 1 1, Partridge 5 1 11, R. Smith 3 1 7, McCormick 4 0 8. Totals: 30 9 75.

        St. Bernard ....... 12  17  19  23—71

        Finneytown ....... 20  11  18  26—75

        3-pointers: F- Reichie 6; S- Walker, McNay, Frazier. Record: F 12-9.

        • Batavia 79, School for the Creative and Performing Arts 39, Division III sectional at Sycamore — Matt Faris scored 12 of his game-high 15 points in the first two quarters, leading the Bulldogs to a 39-22 halftime lead.

        Matt Wilson scored 13 points, Jon Bailey had 12 and Brian Hennessey had 10 for Batavia.

        Marcus Foreman led the Raiders with 11 points, including six in the first quarter on three-3-pointers.

        Batavia next plays Reading, ranked No.6 in the Division II-IV area coaches poll, at 8 p.m. Monday at Sycamore.

        BATAVIA (79) — Wilson 5 5 13, Hennessey 5 0 10, Reynolds 1 0 2, Faris 5 5 15, Klump 1 1 3, Toole 3 2 8, Amrine 2 2 6, Dalton 0 1 1, Ellis 3 0 6, Slagle 0 1 1, Trogdon 0 2 2, Bailey 4 4 12. Totals: 28 23 79.

        SCPA (39) — Gaines 2 0 4, Powell 1 2 4, McHorter 3 1 8, Foreman 4 1 11, Coggins 2 0 5, Cameron 3 0 6, King 0 1 1. Totals: 15 5 39.

        Batavia ....... 22  17  20  20—79

        SCPA ....... 10  12   3  14—39

        3-pointers: S- McHorter, Foreman 2, Coggins.

        • Georgetown 54, Middletown Christian 34, Division IV sectional at Loveland — Craig Waites, Ryan Johnson and Adam Rhoades each scored 12 points to lead Georgetown.

        Tay Cochran led Middletown Christian with a game-high 15 points.

        Georgetown next plays Hillcrest Tuesday at 8 p.m. at Loveland.

        MIDDLETOWN CHRISTIAN (34) — Bailes 2 0 5, Bell 0 1 1, Cochran 5 3 15, Rolley 0 1 1, Gray 1 0 2, Dickenson 3 0 6, Anacker 2 0 4. Totals: 13 5 34.

        GEORGETOWN (54) — Seesholtz 1 1 3, Maxwell 2 0 4, Waits 4 4 12, Foster 3 1 7, Bell 1 0 2, Griffith 1 0 2, Rhoades 5 2 12, Johnson 4 4 12. Totals: 21 12 54.

        Middletown Christian ....... 5   7   9  13—34

        Georgetown ....... 12  17  11  14—54

        3-pointers: M- Bailes, Cochran 2. Records: M 3-18; G 9-12.

        • Hillcrest 86, Landmark Christian 71, Division IV sectional at Loveland — John Brown and Jerry Foster each scored 20 points to lead Hillcrest.

        LANDMARK (71) — Ellis 1 1 3, Purdy 5 0 13, Chamberlin 1 1 4, Golightly 6 0 13, Davis 1 0 2, Celenza 11 0 22, Shannon 6 0 12, Moon 1 0 2. Totals: 32 2 71.

        HILLCREST (86) — Dodds 1 0 3, Johnson 5 1 11, Turner 1 0 2, Brown 9 0 20, Davis 8 2 18, Collins 4 0 8, Early 1 0 2, Foster 10 0 20, Gibson 1 0 2. Totals: 40 3 86.

        Landmark ....... 12  17  22  20—71

        Hillcrest ....... 24  24  22  16—86

        3-pointers: L—Purdy 3, Chamberlin, Golightly. H— Dodds, Brown 2. Records: H 14-4, L 4-18.

        • Lebanon 66, Greenville 48, Division I sectional at Wright State University — Ty Merchant led Lebanon with 16 points.

        Lebanon plays Tecumseh at 2 p.m. Sunday in a second-round game.

        GREENVILLE (48) — Beam 2 1 6, Hill 6 2 16, Gessler 4 0 10, Muhlenkamp 2 0 4, Royer 4 2 10, Winner 0 2 2. Totals: 18 7 48.

        LEBANON (66) — Karnes 2 5 9, Ault 1 2 4, Pritchard 3 1 10, Amburgy 5 4 14, Langston 5 2 12, Merchant 5 5 15, Stewart 0 2 2. Totals: 21 21 66.

        Greenville ....... 12   6  13  17—48

        Lebanon ....... 6  24  14  22—66

        3-pointers: G—Hill 2, Gessler 2, Beam. L—Pritchard 3. Records: G 2-19, L 16-5.

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