Friday, February 23, 2001

Cincinnati girls basketball games


Colerain wins third straight sectional

The Cincinnati Enquirer

        Colerain opened the game with an 8-0 run and never allowed Princeton to get closer than six points after that as the Cardinals won their third consecutive sectional championship, 53-39 in a Division I sectional at Mount St. Joseph Thursday night.

        Senior guard Annie Wessel sparked Colerain's game-opening burst with two of her three first-quarter 3-pointers.

        Princeton scored seven straight points to open the second quarter, but Colerain, with the help of its 28-15 first-half rebounding advantage, led 29-18 at the half. Sophomore point guard Justine Mahler and guard Katie Haggard had seven rebounds apiece in the first half for the Cardinals.

        Mahler finished with 11 points and 10 rebounds.

        Freshman Danielle Duncan scored a game-high 13 points for Princeton.

        The Cardinals will play St. Ursula for the district championship March 3 at 7 p.m. at the Cintas Center.

        COLERAIN (53) —Hailey 4 2 10, Croxton 2 3 7, Haggard 3 1 8, Mahler 5 1 11, Bankston 2 1 7. Totals: 19 9 53.

        PRINCETON (39) — Davis 3 0 6, McNamara 3 2 9, Keown 3 0 8, Peterson 1 0 3, Duncan 6 1 13. Totals: 16 3 39.

        Colerain ....... 20   9  11  13—53

        Princeton ....... 7  11   5  16—39

        3-pointers: C—Wessel 3, Haggard, Bankston. P—Keown 2, McNamara, Peterson. Records: C 17-4, P 11-10.

        • St. Ursula 52, Seton 37, Division I sectional at Lakota East — Monica Naltner finished with 15 points to lead the Bulldogs. She and Amy Schroeder combined to score 13 points in the fourth quarter to seal the win.

        Kristy Mahon added 13 points, four assists and three rebounds for St. Ursula.

        Elise Meyer paced Seton with a game-high 20 points.

        ST. URSULA (52) — Schroeder 1 3 6, Naltner 6 3 15, Grogan 4 2 11, Mahon 5 3 13, Connaughton 0 5 5, Dooley 1 0 2. Totals: 17 16 52.

        SETON (37) — E. Meyer 8 1 20, A. Meyer 4 0 8, Schiller 2 3 7, Kenney 1 0 2. Totals: 15 4 37.

        St. Ursula ....... 13  13   8  18—52

        Seton ....... 14   5   5  13—37

        3-pointers: Stu—Schroeder, Grogan. Set—E. Meyer 3. Records: Stu 11-11.

        • Hughes vs. Mason — The Hughes-Mason Division I game was forfeited due by Hughes, which used an ineligible player in its playoff win over Glen Este Saturday.

        Glen Este will play Mason on Monday at 6 p.m. at Lakota East.

        • Purcell Marian 53, Goshen 40, Division II sectional at Kings — Saundra Hale scored six of her 14 points in the third quarter when the Cavaliers opened up a 12-point lead.

        Keri Finnell made five of seven free throws in the fourth quarter to seal the win.

        Goshen was led by Nikki Scott with 13 points.

        PURCELL (53) — Simpson 2 2 6, Hale 6 3 16, Finnell 3 6 12, P. White 4 2 10, Reece 2 1 5, A. White 2 0 4. Totals: 19 14 53.

        GOSHEN (40) — Rise 0 2 2, Marsh 1 2 5, Polly 2 0 4, Bitzer 1 0 2, Scott 3 7 13, Phillips 4 4 12. Totals: 12 15 40.

        Purcell ....... 11  17  14  11—53

        Goshen ....... 9  16   5  10—40

        3-pointers: P—Hale. G—Marsh.

        • McNicholas 83, Indian Hill 35, Division II sectional at Kings — Kendra Hornschemeier scored 18 points to lead the Rockets to the sectional title.

        Lynn Oberschmidt scored 16 points and Ashley Clark had 14 for the McNicholas.

        INDIAN HILL (35) — Crook 1 0 2, Ellis 1 2 4, David 3 1 9, Schmitt 4 0 9, Tepe 1 2 4, VonLehman 1 0 2, Iacono 1 0 2, Pederson 1 1 3. Totals: 13 6 35.

        McNICHOLAS (83) — Flammer 2 0 4, Williams 1 0 2, Hornschemeier 7 4 18, B. Clark 3 2 8, Bauer 2 3 7, A. Clark 6 2 14, Breving 1 3 5, Oberschmidt 7 2 16, Sheehy 1 2 4, Breving 2 1 5. Totals: 32 19 83.

        Indian Hill ....... 10   9   8   8—35

        McNicholas ....... 20  21  31  11—83

        3-pointers: IH—David 2, Schmitt.

        • Roger Bacon 42, Little Miami 41, Division II sectional at Springboro — Sophomore Tasha Byrd hit one foul shot and missed the second with 2.3 seconds to play, but grabbed her own rebound and scored at the buzzer to win it for the Spartans.

        Ellie Hazelbaker led Roger Bacon with 10 points.

        Courtney Balser scored 15 points for Little Miami.

        LITTLE MIAMI (41) — Smiley 2 6 10, Richardson 3 0 6, Balser 2 10 15, S. Journeay 4 0 8, L. Journeay 1 0 2. Totals: 12 16 41.

        ROGER BACON (42) — Byrd 1 1 3, Frentsos 1 0 2, Knecht 1 0 2, Withers 3 0 6, Kelly 3 0 8, Metz 3 3 9, Hazelbaker 4 1 10, Sorter 1 0 2. Totals: 17 5 42.
       Little Miami ....... 5  11  13  12—41
       Roger Bacon ....... 8  14   6  14—42

        3-pointers: RB-Kelly 2, Hazelbaker. LM-Balser. Records: NA.

        • Badin 50, Kings 47, Division II sectional at Springboro — Cydney Overton scored 17 points to lead the Rams over Kings.

        Sarah Fox led Kings with 14 points. Kings fell behind by seven points after the first quarter and was unable to close the gap.

        KINGS (47) — Heekin 3 0 8, Oliva 1 3 5, Roudabush 1 2 4, S. Fox 4 6 14, McClung 4 0 8, L. Fox 1 2 4, Algie 1 2 4. Totals: 15 15 47.

        BADIN (50) — Vilkoski 2 1 5, Couhnan 1 0 2, Parker 3 5 11, Brennan 1 0 3, Shull 3 3 9, Morner 1 1 3, Overton 7 3 17. Totals: 18 13 50.
        Kings ....... 7  17  13  10—47
        Badin ....... 14  17  12   7—50

        3-pointers: K—Heekin 2. B—Brennan.

        • Cincinnati Country Day 62, Fayetteville 39, Division IV sectional at Waynesville — Palmer Fitzhugh scored seven of her nine points in the first quarter to help CCD to a 12-8 lead. Ashley Baker led the Indians with 16 points.

        Raechel White paced Fayetteville with a game-high 25 points.

        CCD plays Seven Hills at 4 p.m. Saturday in Waynesville.

        FAYETTEVILLE (39) — R. White 11 3 25, B. White 1 0 2, Perry 3 0 8, Hufford 2 0 4. Totals: 17 3 39.

        CCD (62) — Vierling 3 3 9, Woods 4 0 9, E. Geier 1 0 2, Baker 6 3 16, Fitzhugh 4 1 9, Reiber 5 0 10, N. Geier 1 1 3, Seward 1 0 2, Monroe 1 0 2. Totals: 26 8 62.
        Fayetteville ....... 8   6  11  14—39
        CCD ....... 12  14  20  16—62

        3-pointers: CCD-Woods, Baker. F-Perry 2. Records: NA.

        • Seven Hills 78, Ridgeville Christian 17, Division IV sectional at Waynesville — Tyler McIlwraith had a game-high 23 points for Seven Hills.

        Heidi Messer paced Ridgeville with eight points.

        Seven Hills plays CCD at 4 p.m. Saturday in Waynesville.

        SEVEN HILLS (78) — Hoffheimer 1 0 2, Kahle 1 0 2, Howard 5 3 13, Burton 5 0 10, Robertson 6 0 12, Woesner 1 2 4, Fiore 4 0 8, McIlwraith 10 1 23, Hanlon 1 0 2, Mirkopulos 1 0 2. Totals: 34 6 78.

        RIDGEVILLE CHRISTIAN (17) — Messer 3 0 8, McCullough 0 2 2, Denman 1 0 2, Eldridge 1 1 3, Jarrett 1 0 2. Totals: 6 3 17.
        Seven Hills ....... 21  22  18  17—78
        Ridgeville C. ....... 0   2   8   7—17

        3-pointers: RC-Messer 2. SH-McIlwraith 2. Records: NA.

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