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CALDWELL -- Host Caldwell High picked up win number two of the season on Wednesday, slipping past the Newcomerstown High Lady Trojans by a 50-42 final score in non-league action.
Following a 13-13 deadlock after the opening quarter, the Lady Redskins would outscore the visiting Lady Trojans by a 37-29 margin the rest of the way for the victory.
Megan Devol led Caldwell (2-10) with 13 points, while Jennifer Leasure added 12 and Ciarra Petry chipped in with 11 including a trio of three-pointers.
A bright spot for the Lady Trojans (2-11) was senior Allie Hinton reaching the 1,000 point career scoring mark with a huge 28 point night. Hinton who entered the night leading the area in scoring at 20.7 point per game now has a total of 1,010 points in her career which places her sixth all-time in school history. Hinton added to her big night by pulling down 11 rebounds for the Lady Trojans, freshman Karlee Peach added eight points for NHS.
SUGARCREEK -- Saturday's road trip to Garaway High proved to be one long, long ride for the Newcomerstown Lady Trojans as they returned home with a 104-23 setback to the host Lady Pirates in Inter-Valley Conference action.
The Lady Pirates took control from the opening tip-off, racing out to a huge 33-6 lead. A 25-6 scoring edge for Garaway in the second stanza extended the lead to 58-11 at the halftime intermission to put the game out of reach for the Lady Trojans.
Newcomerstown's lone offensive threat was senior Allie Hinton, who reached the 1,000 point career mark on Wednesday, as she finished with 17 of the Lady Trojans' total of 23. Annie Johns added four and Tanisha Grewell tallied two points.
Courtney Putt led the Lady Pirates (13-2, 7-1 IVC) with 23 points. Anya Misko chipped in with 19 while Abbie Stemmer added 10 and Katie Troyer contributed nine.
Indian Valley 39
CUYAHOGA FALLS -- Indian Valley High took to the road on Saturday and returned home with a 52-39 setback to host Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy.
CVCA jumped to a quick 19-9 lead after the opening quarter, before the Lady Braves rallied in the second stanza with a 14-7 scoring edge to pull within 26-23 at the halftime break.
But CVCA would hold on for the victory with a 26-16 second half scoring advantage.
Katie Shamel led Indian Valley with nine points, while Emily Baker and Sydney Kandray each chipped in with eight. Courtney Emler and Paige Saho each contributed seven points.
CVCA was paced by Ashley Tyna with 17 points, with Megan Foley adding 16 and LeAunna Mallard scoring 11 for the winners.
Sandy Valley 35
MAGNOLIA -- Amanda Lowery and Kelsey Miller combined for 34 points to power the visiting Ridgewood Lady Generals past the host Sandy Valley Lady Cardinals 43-35 in Inter-Valley Conference action Saturday.
Ridgewood (7-4, 5-3 IVC) jumped to a 12-3 lead the opening quarter, but Sandy Valley battled back the second round with a 17-13 scoring edge to give the Lady Generals a 25-20 lead at the halftime break. Following the intermission, Ridgewood came out the third frame with a 12-8 scoring edge to up the margin to 37-28 going to the final stanza. The Lady Cardinals posted a 7-6 advantage the final eight minutes, but it wasn't enough as the Lady Generals held on for the 43-35 win.
Lowery paced the Lady Generals with 19 points and Miller turned in a double-double of 15 points and 16 rebounds as Ridgewood hit 12 field goals but was 19-of-32 from the foul line.
Sandy Valley (5-9, 3-6 IVC) had 14 field goals but were just 4-of-8 from the charity stripe. Mercedes Bowling led the Lady Cardinals with eight points.
The Lady Generals also won the rebounding battle by a 37-23 count paced by Miller. Huffman had seven boards for the Lady Cardinals.
Ridgewood made it a clean sweep with a 37-22 win in the preliminary reserve contest. Kaitlyn Fenton and Morgan McDorman tallied 10 points each to pace the young Lady Generals.